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Mission Statement

To create powerful opportunities for older adults to meet society's greatest challenges.


Now in 20 cities, Experience Corps works to solve the serious social problem of illiteracy. Today, more than 2,000 Corps volunteers serve as tutors and mentors in urban public schools, teaching children to read and develop the confidence to succeed in school and in life. Research shows that Experience Corps boosts student academic performance, helps schools become more successful, strengthens ties between schools and surrounding neighborhoods, and enhances the well-being of the volunteers in the process.

What we offer:
  • K-3 literacy tutoring
  • Flexible Monday through Friday volunteer shifts
  • Complete training provided

A winning volunteer experience is based on realistic expectations. What we need from you:

  • Highschool Graduate/GED required
  • Conversational English required
  • Commit as little as 4 hours/week



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Average Review 2 reviews

Would you recommend Experience Corps San Francisco?

by Jane R. (2010-03-15 16:59:43.0)
Experience Corp is beneficial to everyone. I get tremendous benefits. I have something new in my life. I get the satisfaction of doing some good. I’ve met fabulous people. Teachers and administrators benefit from the support the volunteers give. Students benefit from individual attention. It is a win/win situation.
by Richard S. (2010-03-10 16:46:58.0)
Experience Corps gives me the opportunity to mentor Elementary School children. Opportunities are not restricted to San Francisco. There are some other Bay Area Cities covered by Experience Corps. Although I tutor in Math, there are many opportunities to tutor in just about any area that you are passionate about. Also, Experience Corps has opportunities for tutoring Middle School and High School students. There is also the possibility of being paid for performing this wonderful service for our children! With the current funding problems, there is a dire need for tutors to lower the class ratio of teacher to students. Our students need personalized help! Experience Corps is very supportive of its mentors. I will definitely continue to volunteer with Experience Corps.