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Experience Corps Bay Area

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • Seniors


481 O’Farrell StSan Francisco, CA 94102 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Experience Corps Bay Area (ECBA) engages older adults (50+) as tutors and mentors in order to increase literacy skills of children in grades K-3.


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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