Thanks for thinking of volunteering your time with us. 

We don’t currently have any one-off volunteering opportunities available, but please consider joining our email list to hear about future opportunities.

That said, we do have a few pro-bono opportunities to join the team:


+ Lead Frontend Engineer

As the Lead Frontend Engineer, you’ll build the front-end of the platform to scale our impact to millions of first-generation, low-income students nationwide.

What You'll Do

o Design and architect front-end systems, REST APIs, frameworks, and data model

o Build API, internal dashboards and web tools for UI/UX capabilities

o Guide product decisions and play a lead role in development

o Incorporate your impeccable knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript

o Collaborate cross-functionally and work independently

Time Commitment

o 10 hours a week


o Email us your resume/portfolio at amy@reach1600.org.

+ Grant Writer

As our first grant writer at Reach 1600 Foundation, you'll own the ongoing development of Reach 1600 becoming a sustainable organization.

Within 1 Month, You'll

o Thoroughly understand and define our mission, the issues we’re addressing, our target audience, our messaging/position, our competition, and our solution and differentiators

o Research and identify federal grants, public and public foundations application process

Within 3 Months, You'll

o Reach out to individuals and donors from foundations to build relationships

o Advocate for Reach 1600 Foundation through writing powerful stories and grant proposals

Within 6 Months, You'll

o Polish and submit grant requests – letters, proposals, budgets, and presentation

o Build upon Reach 1600 Foundation's existing funding through ongoing donor relationships

Time Commitment

o 8 hours a week in Berkeley, CA


o Email us your resume/portfolio at amy@reach1600.org.

Interested in joining us?