Spark Mentorship - San Jose


Cause Areas


Tue Feb 27, 2018 01:15 PM - Wed May 16, 2018 04:45 PM


1665 Santee DrSan Jose, CA 95116
George (student) and Casey (mentor) in LA


Who we are: Spark engages communities to provide career exploration and self-discovery opportunities that help middle school students understand, experience and pursue what's possible. Through workplace-based mentorships at companies such as Facebook, Google, Apple and Intuit, students discover what's possible for their future and enhance their education through project-based learning.

Spark inspires middle school youth to pursue their interests, create bonds with their communities, and develop a life-long passion for learning.

Logistics: We are currently looking for volunteers to support Spark staff, school staff, families and students from ACE Esperanza in San Francisco on Thursdays, 2-6pm from March 1st - May 16th. Special note: Thursday, March 1st and Wednesday, May 17th will be 4:30-7:30pm. (We meet at the school and then take a bus to Salesforce, Talkdesk, Radius, Zendesk, Gartner, and SFPUC)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support students and mentors to develop relationships while working on social capital skills and interest-driven project
  • Design and implement interventions for students who are not meeting Spark expectations
  • Help support Spark staff with survey collection and check-ins
  • Chaperone students on bus and ensure safe, timely travel from school to companies and back to school


  • Must pass a criminal background check processed by Spark
  • Must be available during Spark Labs & Mentorships Dispatch on Thursdays from 1:15-4:15pm from March 1st - May 16th
  • Access to a cell phone
  • Strong communication skills with adults and youth


  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Child Care
  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 33 hours

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