Change the lives of youth refugees through soccer


Cause Areas


Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:00 AM - Sat Jun 02, 2018 04:30 PM


27187 Patrick AveHayward, CA 94544


Soccer? ?Without? ?Borders? ?Oakland’s? ?mission is? ?to? ?use? ?soccer? ?as? ?a? ?vehicle? ?for? ?positive? ?change, providing? ?newcomer? ?refugee,? ?asylee? ?and? ?immigrant? ?youth? ?with? ?a? ?toolkit? ?to? ?overcome? ?obstacles to? ?growth,? ?inclusion,? ?and? ?personal? ?success. SWB? ?participants? ?represent? ?over? ?35? ?different countries,? ?including? ??Iraq,? ?El? ?Salvador,? ?Guatemala,? ?Mexico,? ?Honduras,? ?Democratic? ?Republic? ?of Congo,? ?Eritrea,? ?Nepal,? ?Bhutan,? ?Rwanda,? ?Ivory? ?Coast,? ?Cameroon,? ?Somalia,? ?and? ?Ethiopia.

SWB? ?Oakland? ?runs? ?after-school? ?soccer? ?programs? ?for? ?middle? ?and? ?high? ?school? ?newcomer? ?youth. Our? ?11? ?different? ?teams? ?practice?? ?Tuesday-Friday,? ?for? ?2? ?hours,? ?at? ?fields? ?throughout? ?the? ?East? ?Bay. Assistant? ?Coaches? ?are? ?needed? ?to? ?serve? ?as? ?extra? ?hands? ?supporting? ?the? ?Head? ?Coach,? ?and? ?being another? ?positive? ?example? ?encouraging? ?the? ?players.

The? ?Weekend Mentor's? ?primary? ?responsibilities? ?are? ?to? ?work? ?with? ?coaches? ?and? ?players? ?on weekends,? ?providing? ?transportation to away games for players? ?as? ?well? ?as? ?helping? ?the? ?Head? ?Coach with? ?managing? ?game day tasks like time-keeping, equipment organizations, and keeping subs engaged.? ?


  • Mentoring
  • Soccer
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Sports Coaching
  • Relationship Building
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 1 game-day per every other week.
  • Positive energy and ability to connect across cultural boundaries! Soccer ability a plus :)

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