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Student Oppportunities

Student Oppportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Elk Grove Community Garden
If you love gardening, volunteers are needed for the Elk Grove Community Garden. For more information click here.
Elk Grove Animal Shelter Volunteers
The Elk Grove Animal Shelter is always happy to welcome volunteers to the team. With over 200 active volunteers at any time, we are very grateful for all our community members that dedicate their time to shelter pets in need. There are many different assignments that volunteers can be involved in from socializing cats and dogs to keeping those laundry machines running or greeting visitors in the lobby! Please click here to learn more and apply.
Volunteers Needed at Project R.I.D.E. Inc
Project R.I.D.E. Inc. seeks youth volunteers year-round to assist with its therapeutic horseback riding program for people with special needs. If you enjoy working with kids and animals, Project R.I.D.E. wants YOU to join. After school and weekend shifts are available year round. No experience is required and volunteers may earn
community service hours, as well as gain experience for college and career. Volunteers must attend one 2 hour training and be 14 or older. Learn more at, or call
(916) 685-7433. Parent waiver required. Click here to register to volunteer 
Civic and Activism Remote Internship
The program's format is tailored to accommodate the ever fluctuating commitments and responsibilities of a student's lifestyle, our program is fully remote, has rolling admission and has a flexible time frame and schedule. All students have access to grow into more capable and responsible citizens and to develop their professional skills for a successful future. 
Students join remote teams that are energized by diverse students from around the country who work on amplifying youth civic engagement. Along with our unique curriculum, peer-to-peer learning, and expert speakers deepen their experience.
The program is free and has no costs. Students can count their participation for community service hours and TurnUp is authorized to give out awards and certificates, including The President’s Volunteer Service Award. The internship has also been invaluable for bolstering resumes, widening networking reach, and for earning college letters of recommendation. Click here to apply and learn more
For more City of Elk Grove Volunteer Opportunities see website:  Elk Grove Volunteer Opportunities
For more volunteer opportunities in Sacramento see website
Sacramento County Behavioral Youth Advisory Board & Youth Commission
  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Advocate for youth-led policies
  • Provide feedback to public agencies and committees
Click here for more information and to apply. 
Chicks In Crisis Volunteers
Looking to volunteer your time? Chicks in Crisis would LOVE your assistance! There are always things to do on
the Ranch – from gardening to organizing Amber’s Closet
to helping with special events. 
Click here to register to volunteer.
Kaiser Permanente Volunteer Opportunity
Do you have the compassion to make a patient's day brighter?  If you would like to give more of yourself and
get more in return, and have a day each week to share, there's has a place for you - Kaiser Permanente.

Click here for more information.

College/Class & Other Opportunities

Experience Berkeley Program
The Experience Berkeley Program for High School Students (EBHS) is a free 10-month program that provides Black, Latinx, & Native American rising high school seniors (current juniors) with mentors, tools, and resources to complete a competitive UC college application and the opportunity to get a close, personal look at UC Berkeley. Click here to learn more.
Click here to apply!
Berkeley Summer Experience
Berkeley Summer Experience is a series of comprehensive application workshops and information sessions intended to introduce prospective students to the UC application and admissions process, as well as the UC Berkeley undergraduate experience. Click here to learn more.
Click here to apply!
Girls Who Code
Are you a 9th-11th grade girl or non-binary student at Franklin High School curious to create your own computer games? Our two-week virtual Summer Immersion Program (SIP) is your ticket to mastering game design using p5.js, a JavaScript library for creative coding. Whether you're a coding beginner or have some experience, this program is your chance to level up! In SIP, you’ll join classmates and dedicated Teaching Teams in live virtual classrooms hosted by top companies like MetLife, Bank of America, Logitech, and Synchrony. Immerse yourself in a supportive community of like-minded friends and mentors. Who knows – you might even qualify for a $300 SIP Student Grant or snag a laptop with hot spot access for the summer! 
Are you a 9th-12th grade girl or non-binary student seeking the freedom to explore tech at your own pace? In the Self-Paced Program, code when you want, how you want. From web development to cybersecurity and – brand new for 2024 – data science and artificial intelligence, the possibilities are endless. Ready to kickstart your future? Click here to apply and learn more.
UC Davis School of Medicine K-12 Outreach
The K-12 Outreach Programs at UC Davis School of Medicine sponsors and supports a variety of programs and opportunities year-round that allow students to develop and sustain an interest in medicine and science while promoting early college preparation and readiness.
Housed within the Office of Student and Resident Diversity, the K-12 Outreach Programs mark the first step in the pathway effort to produce a workforce of health workers that reflects diversity and will reduce health disparities in their various fields and the communities in which they will serve.
The programs offer opportunities in person at the School of Medicine, within the community, virtually, as well as online communications that are structured to provide mentorship, build leadership, expand networks, and provide support for K-12 students, K-12 program alumni, as well as medical student mentors to expand on the development of the skills necessary for success in both academic pursuits as well as professional development towards careers in health. Click here to apply and click here to lean more

Employment Opportunities

EGUSD World of Work Resources

Click here for more opportunities on EGUSD's website - World of Work 

Kaiser Launch Summer Internship (16 years or older)

Kaiser Permanente has announced the application window for KP Launch, their paid summer internship program for high school students. The internship provides students an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a wide variety of non-medical careers including finance, communications, hospital operations, and lots more. NEW to the internship program this year are spots for the Mental Health team. Students who indicate interest in mental health, psychology, therapy, and the like, will be considered for the opportunity to explore the field of mental health.

To find out more information about the KP Launch internship program or to apply, please visit their website:  


CSD Summer Job Opportunities

Are you a student looking for a flexible summer job that will help you advance your future skills? Look no further than Cosumnes Parks & Recreation! By applying for one of our seasonal positions, you'll have the chance to interview and start training for a job that you'll be proud to have on your resume. Make the most of your summer break and start building your future skills! Click here for more info and good luck!

Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP)

The Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP) helps at-risk youth between the ages of 15 and 25, achieve their educational and vocational goals through a variety of specialized services. YEOP specialists are peer advisors with similar experiences who work with youth as mentors and career coaches. They can provide referrals to supportive services, career coaching, employment preparation, and training. Click here to learn more.
The Society of Women Engineers @ UC Merced
The Society of Women Engineers at the University of California Merced is hosting their 11th annual Expanding Your Horizons conference. Our conference will be in person. Our goal is to inspire girls to recognize their potential and pursue opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. We would like to have young females (grades 6-12) get the exposure they need to understand what STEM is about and to hopefully inspire them to become future engineers. We will be having a Women in STEM panel as well as fun, interactive STEM workshops.  
This year, EYH will be held on Saturday, March 16th from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. Just like last year, this event will be free of charge. Registration is open! The deadline to register is Friday, March 8th at 11:59pm. Here is the link to register: