Interested in helping low-income youth get a college degree? Would you like to give thousands of dollars to deserving students who aspire to improve their lives and community?
Join Education First and be a leader in your local community. For 20 years, Education First has been providing college scholarships to underserved communities and has awarded $700,000 to date. Visit www.educationfirst.org
Local Volunteer opportunities:
- Serve with other volunteers to assist with scholar selection, fundraising, and/or event planning
- Be a regional chair and lead one of the major activities described above
- Run for a national board position and take an increasing level of responsibility with Education First
- Stay in touch with our scholars while they attend college and offer support/advice.
The best candidates are self-motivated, have a passion for the cause, graduated from college, and are familiar with Microsoft Office products.
These positions have a time commitment varying between 3 and 8 hours per month and averages around 4. Positions are designed so they can be held by those with other commitments.
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Founded in 1995 by a group of recent college graduates it is our belief that education is an "equalizer" and can help break generational poverty. As professionals, we come together to help low income youth get a college degree by providing scholarships. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and have chapters in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Denver, Austin, and Boston.