Caltech Y: Making a World of Difference

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Community Service Opportunities

There are many opportunities for community service through the Caltech Y. If you are interested in receiving email announcements of upcoming community service projects, you can self subscribe to the Y Announcements Email List at www.caltechy.org/lists/. For a list of opportunities see below: 


Ongoing Community Service Projects

Hathaway Sycamores Tutoring (every Wednesday) -Volunteer at Hathaway-Sycamores, a group that supports local underprivileged but motivated high school students. Some of the subjects being tutored are AP Chemistry, AP Physics, and AP Calculus.  Sign up announcements go through the Y Announcements Email List. You can self-subscribe to the Y Announcements Email List at www.caltechy.org/lists/.

Caltech Y Front Desk (ongoing) - Work during office hours (9am-5pm) at the Caltech Y.  Duties include checking out equipment, answering phones, making reservations, and other duties as assigned. For more information email caltechy@caltech.edu.

Union Station (3rd and 5th Saturday of every month) – Prepare and serve dinner to the homeless at Union Station Homeless Shelter in Pasadena.  Food and materials are provided. Sign up announcements go through the Y Announcements Email List. You can self-subscribe to the Y Announcements Email List at www.caltechy.org/lists/.
 
Rise Tutoring (Monday-Thursday) - Tutor 8th- 12th grade students in math and science at Caltech. For more information visit http://caltechy.org/programs_services/tutoring/.

Pasadena LEARNS (every Friday) - Volunteer at Madison and Jackson Elementary School. We are partnered with the Pasadena LEARNs program and work with their Science Olympiad team or do regular tutoring along with occasional hands-on science experiments. Transportation is provided. Sign up announcements go through the Y Announcements Email List. You can self-subscribe to the Y Announcements Email List at www.caltechy.org/lists/.


Annual Community Service Events

Alternative Spring Break - Explore a new place, meet new people, serve a community, and have fun!  Join other Caltech students for a non-traditional spring break experience and volunteer for a worthy cause. From the desert to the Sierras to more local urban experiences, there are a number of different community service trips that change from year to year.

MAD Day - Our biggest community service event of the year with close to 20 community service projects. Projects are led by other students and are 3.5 to 7 hours depending on the project. Meals and transportation are provided.

Community Service Fair (November) - Find out about some of the many opportunities for community service and advocacy in the area. 

To receive announcements about these events you can self subscribe to the Y Announcements Email List at www.caltechy.org/lists/.

 

Federal Work Study

Students receiving Federal Work Study can also earn $20 an hour for doing community service through the Caltech Y! There are a number of options available both on and off campus. Check the list of Work Study Opportunities for more info.