Are you interested in volunteering at or pursuing a career in education? We've created a list of some awesome schools and educational programs in the Bay Area. These schools and nonprofits provide amazing opportunities for kids and students alike. Check out the top 25 places below:
BrainVyne provides fun and educational LEGO®/Robotics and Finance Camps for kids ages 4Y to 11Y. Lead instructors are credentialed and experienced teachers who typically work with pre-school, elementary, and middle school children. Assistant instructors are college students with growing experience working with children or performing.
Check out their team page here.
KidzToPros is a trusted multi-sport organization that caters to offering sports and activities for K-12. This includes after-school programs, structured recess programs, private/group lessons and seasonal camps throughout the entire calendar year, which means more hours for available coaches!
ZogSportsSF organizes sports leagues, trips, social events, and volunteer opportunities for people in their 20s and 30s. \Since its founding in 2002, ZogSports has brought together over 100,000 people and has donated over $2.MM to charity.
Founded in 1987 by Sarah Shaffer, the goal at Sarah's Science is to provide kids ages 5-15 a unique and exciting approach to learning about the wonderful world of science and nature. They offer kids a joyous experience and show them that learning can be fun and easy.
Founded in 2013, VIPKID has won several awards including CY Zone’s Top 100 Chinese Companies, Top 21 Global Innovation Companies, and the US-China Entrepreneurship Leader Award. They pride themselves on giving Chinese children the American elementary school experience.
Aspire Education Project dedicates itself to the academic excellence of students in the San Francisco Bay Area through building relationships, encouraging academic engagement, and empowering those we teach to educate others.
BAYAC AmeriCorps Members commit to a year of service at partnering schools and community-based organizations, providing youth in the San Francisco Bay Area's most high need communities with opportunities for meaningful engagement, skill building, and emotional and social development.
Adventure Day Camp, a traditional summer day camp, provides a welcoming, lively, safe, positive, and diverse environment for children ages 3- 15. Their program exposes campers to a variety of challenging and exciting activities that will strengthen their teamwork skills, bolster their confidence, and develop their sense of self-esteem.
Kids Overcoming, LLC (KOI) is a premier behavioral health company that provides high quality services to children up to 10 years old with autism spectrum disorders and their families in the San Francisco Bay Area. KOI provides a platform for a different kind of treatment that helps children with autism reach their full potential, which focuses on each child's individual goals and challenges.
10. Contra Costa ARC
As an employee of Contra Costa ARC, you will join a team of people, and an organization, that has a mission. They are here to meet the needs of children and adults with disabilities so that they can reach their goals and realize their dreams.
11. Public Allies
Public Allies' mission is to create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it. They proudly partner with AmeriCorps.
12. College Track
College Track recruits students from underserved communities and works continuously with them from the summer before ninth grade through college graduation. Their ten-year program removes the barriers that prevent students from earning their college degree by providing them with comprehensive academic support, leadership training, financial and college advising, and scholarships.
Founded in 1929 and located in San Francisco, California, Academy of Art University is the largest private Art and Design school in the country with over 17,000 students enrolled. The University’s open enrollment policy offers greater opportunities for students to enter art and design fields and discover their true calling.
Cooking Round the World offers culinary and cultural education for children throughout the Bay Area. Through cooking camps, classes, and field trips, they hope to share their love for different cultures and diversity with youth. 100% of the cooking during our sessions is done by the kids under the guidance of a trained "chef" teacher.
Compass has been a thought leader in test preparation for over 10 years. No one has more experience delivering one-on-one test preparation to California students than the founders of Compass.
For 50 years, Huckleberry Youth Programs' mission has been to educate, inspire, and support underserved youth to develop healthy life choices, to maximize their potential, and to realize their dreams. They accomplish this by providing San Francisco and Marin youth and their families with a network of services and opportunities.
The Bay Area Tutoring Centers, Inc. is a private tutoring center that welcomes students of all academic backgrounds and grade levels. They offer individualized tutoring in math, science, English, language arts, history, Spanish, and standardized test preparation.
Roughing It Day Camp, located in Lafayette, CA, is a traditional day camp offering activities such as fishing, hiking, swimming, boating, horseback riding, and sports, among others. Their camp is co-ed, and they have campers who range in age from 4 to 16 years of age.
19. Study Smarter
Established by Joel Kosakoff, a lifelong tutor himself, Study Smarter has been a leading supplementary education provider since its founding in 1997. They specialize in individualized tutoring and provide preparation for standardized testing, help with academic subjects, and support with general study skills and organization.
20. Citizen Schools
Citizen Schools California partners with middle schools to expand the learning day. By drawing more citizens into our schools, they’re promoting student achievement, transforming schools, and re-imagining education in California.
21. Sylvan Learning
Sylvan Learning is seeking teachers who want to make a difference. Their tutors are committed to working with students in an environment that rewards effort, helps increase confidence and results in academic success.
The JCC of the East Bay provides a comfortable and warm gathering place for Jews wishing to affirm their cultural and ethnic origins. Their members and visitors represent all facets of the Jewish community and many are unaffiliated with other Jewish organizations or synagogues. All programs emphasize and celebrate Jewish values and culture, and are open to everyone.
A non-profit organization, the Richmond Art Center has provided 80 years of excellence in arts education and exhibitions for the East Bay region. The Art Center's mission is to be a dynamic arts organization that empowers and transforms individuals and the community through creative exploration, experience and education.
They are a licensed before and after school program, with 30 years experience, located on public school campuses. They serve 5-12-year-olds and are hiring both Aides and Teachers who enjoy teaching creative arts, games, science, cooking, cultural activities, helping with homework, and any activities that would help children thrive.