Oakland Public School Volunteer: Girl Geek X CCPA TechLink (Virtual Mentorship – Spring Semester)
For the 2023-2024 school year, Girl Geek X will be volunteering in service of public school students and teachers at Coliseum College Prep Academy (CCPA) in East Oakland, California thru the nonprofit Oakland Public Education Fund.
Be a part of the launch of the mentorship program at CCPA with TechLink to connect volunteers with students VIRTUALLY!
How to volunteer virtually with Girl Geek X CCPA via TechLink:
- Apply to Mentor with TechLink by January 26, 2024.
- Complete your Live Scan fingerprinting as required by Oakland Unified School District and Oakland Education Fund policy for virtual volunteer clearance. As Live Scan is only available for California residents, Oakland school volunteers must be California residents.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking for TechLink VOLUNTEERS to meet virtually with CCPA sophomores and juniors during the Spring 2024 semester on a regular basis.
Volunteers must commit to weekly virtual meetings (30-45 minute feedback sessions via Zoom) this February thru April 2024.
You will likely meet ~11 times in the course of this TechLink mentorship program.
This partnership is facilitated by the nonprofit Oakland Public Education Fund, connecting groups with schools to make a positive impact on school culture and student achievement through relevant and meaningful volunteer projects.
Girl Geek X “adopted” Coliseum College Prep Academy beginning in 2021 to provide valuable experiences for the Girl Geek X volunteers to engage with the local school community in Oakland, CA.
Girl Geek X is a community that has grown to 40,000+ women in tech over a decade from Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners. At Girl Geek X events, women share thought leadership in STEM expertise, as well as career advice in the fast-paced tech industry – hosting over 250 dinners at over 150 tech companies and startups across the San Francisco Bay Area – and globally we host annual virtual conferences. Girl Geek X events feature women at the mic sharing industry knowledge and career advice, for the retention and recruitment of mid-level / senior women in tech – a critical lever to increase the ratio of female CEOs, executives, engineers, entrepreneurs, and leaders.