Volunteer Opportunity - Peer Health Exchange Educators
- Help Needed On: Saturday, February 3, 2018
- Application Deadline: Friday, March 2nd, with interviews the following week.
- Date: Longer term commitment (see information below and at link provided.
- Location: Hayward High School or Tennyson High School
- Brief Description: Peer Health Exchange is looking for new Health Educators for the remainder of this school year! PHE’s mission is to empower young people with the tools, skills, and resources to make healthy decisions. We do this by recruiting, training, and placing college students into 9th grade classrooms to teach our skills-based curriculum focused on sexual health, mental health, and substance use – in Hayward, we partner with both Hayward High School and Tennyson High School. We are looking for students who are interested in teaching, health education, health policy, medicine, and a variety of other career and education paths. Volunteers gain presentation and leadership skills and also have the opportunity to attend trainings on Trauma-Informed Approach, Unpacking Gender and Sexuality, and Power, Privilege, and Oppression in addition to teaching skills trainings. Time commitment is 3 to 5 hours per week (including weekly meeting, teaching time, practice time) from now until the end of May. Volunteers are also encouraged to return next school year! Students who are interested are welcome to attend our next Wednesday night meeting on Wednesday, March 28th, 6:30 to 8:00pm in Meiklejohn 3083 where we will facilitate the second installment of our Trauma-Informed Approach training. Food will be provided.
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory (SFBBO) Snowy Plover Winter Volunteers (Long Term Volunteer Opportunity)
- Location: Hayward, Alviso, Menlo Park
- Brief Description: SFBBO is looking for volunteers to serve as citizen scientists and as docents in our Plover Program this winter. Docents go through a training and are stationed in Hayward, Alviso, and Menlo Park to speak to people who use the trails near plover populations and collect information about the community's knowledge and attitude toward this threatened species. In 2016 and 2017, our docents documented almost 100 interactions with the public, spreading the word and building support for plovers during the breeding season. It is important to continue the program during the winter to keep the public educated about these birds and their needs. Citizen scientists help our biologists monitor Bay Area plover populations during the last weekend of the month.
- To Register: To help with either of these programs, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- For More Information about SFBBO: Click here.