All around the world, people are reaching out to each other in this time of need.
HOW IT WORKS
Students • Job Seekers • Professionals
Signing up as volunteer career advisor, advisee, or both is fast and easy.
Job Seekers and students
browsecareer mentors and
are notified when there’s a match.
Participants request a meeting and propose times for a phone or video chat.
Job Seekers and students send a thank-you to their mentor for their advice and guidance.
WHO DO WE HELP?
Most low income students go to community college, so by providing them with more access to resources to help them with their career decisions will increase their chances of successfully transferring to get a bachelor’s degree. Nationally, just 36% of low-income transfer students complete a B.A. compared with 44% of middle and upper income students. Our community provides a network of alumnis from all over the country to provide students with the tools they need to succeed.
Not only is our service available to the general public, but we partner with organizations like Youth Impact Hub in Oakland, California to connect our volunteers with students from underserved communities. Youth Impact Hub is a no-cost education and entrepreneurial training program funded by The San Francisco Foundation that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through leadership and business training.
I think the information we exchanged was very valuable and the advisee actually said I was helpful quite a few times. I walked away feeling like I empowered her with new ideas and tactics to seeks jobs and improve interview skills.
I am very grateful that I was given the opportunity to speak with someone that knows the field and the work. To be given such a wonderful opportunity to directly speak with him has made things much easier, knowing that I am taking the right steps and will love the field that I am in. I can not thank him enough for being such a wonderful help.
Youth at Youth Uprising, Oakland
It’s so great to help others by sharing knowledge and lessons I have gained in my experience. Looking forward to being connected to more conversations!
My mentor really knew his stuff and gave me insights that I didn’t even think about. Good service.
Our session today was informative and inspiring too. It’s kind of like an angel helping out people in need, very kind.
It was exciting and a definite experience to speak with experts in my field of interest.