ARE YOU A BUSINESS LEADER?
We believe in greater access to educational opportunities and resources for all our students. Promise Scholars connects community leaders like you with our students and families, which will, over time, empower our people and our region. A more educated and prepared workforce requires dynamic corporate partnerships in the following areas:
- Board & Advisory Support
- Corporate Giving
BECOME A VOLUNTEER
Promise Scholars works to ensure all students have access to an education after high school. We work in twenty-six elementary, six middle, three high schools, and many local colleges. Be part of creating a college-going culture that will allow for broad, long-term improvements in our community. Last year over 300 volunteers helped support 20,000 K-12 students. Volunteer opportunities occur throughout the year and include individual or group events and in-person or remote activities. Volunteer opportunities include:
- College Field Trip chaperone
- Notecards to 5th graders “Letters for Their Futures”
- College & Career talks (Business leader presentations to 6th graders)
- Financial Aid Application Assistance (FAFSA & California Dream Act)
- True Colors Personality Strength Assessment & Career Exploration discussions (9th graders)
- Data entry
BECOME A PROMISE SCHOLARS
Are you a recent college grad and looking for a chance to make a real impact on students and their families for generations to come? If you want to be part of an exciting and evolving program that truly transforms lives and the community, we want to hear from you. At Promise Scholars, we work hard, but our team-based approach makes the journey a lot of fun. Consider becoming a Promise Scholars AmeriCorps Member, during your year of service you will receive a stipend, an education award, and benefits (if eligible). You will gain professional experience in new fields and areas of focus, be part of an impactful organization that is making a difference, and get to know like-minded individuals passionate about changing the community and individual student’s lives.