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Southern Exposure

Mission Voices Summer Program

Southern Exposure's Mission Voices Summer (MVS) is a FREE four-week intensive summer arts program for youth aged 14-21. Young artists learn to use the visual arts as a tool for expressing ideas, ambitions, and creativity. In MVS, you'll spend the summer working with more than 40 other Bay Area youth and six professional artists to develop an art exhibition in SoEx's large Mission-district gallery. Learn all kinds of skills from drawing, printing, and woodworking to sculpture, video and architecture, as you plan your exhibition. All skill levels are welcome.

GlobalGirl Media

GlobalGirl Media Summer Program

GlobalGirl Media (GGM), a nonprofit organization that trains girls and young women in media literacy, storytelling, journalism and media production. They run a Summer Training Program in the Bay Area each summer. GGM hosts a class of young women, ages 16 - 22, in San Francisco. The 4-week summer session runs from 10am - 4pm weekdays.

The Walt Disney Family Museum

Teen Squad

The Walt Disney Family Museum recruits every Spring for their Teen Squad program. Teen Squad is an opportunity for high school students ages 15-18 to experience a year of exploration, inspiration and innovation. Teen Squad volunteers have a wide variety of opportunities and experiences throughout their year at the museum, including:

HandsOn Bay Area

HandsOn Tomorrow

HandsOn Tomorrow is a summer leadership and volunteering program for high school students in the Bay Area. HandsOn Tomorrow energizes participants to be the change they wish to see in the world, and to organize together to become community leaders in the Bay Area and beyond. 

Each morning, the group will convene at a preselected nonprofit (safely and easily accessible via public transportation) and participate in the hands-on leadership building activities. After lunch, we’ll get our hands dirty and volunteer on a project to help the mission of our host.

San Francisco Police Department

Future Grads High School Student Internship

Future Grads gives students the opportunity to work directly with a mentor in various tech companies throughout the city. Students learn hands-on, in an actual work environment provided by tech companies.  The jobs vary from administration, architecture, accounting, public relations, information technology, record management, environmental, and many others. 

Youth Conservation Corps

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is currently recruiting youth for the 2017 Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Program. YCC is a summer employment program aimed at young men and women ages 15 through 18, without regard to social, economic, racial, or ethnic backgrounds. Through work projects in the park, YCC crew gains a better understanding of their environment and management of our cultural resources.