Resources for All Ages


The resources and opportunities listed here are updated frequently.

If you know of a job, internship, scholarship, program, or other resource that should be included on this page, please let us know at

Disclaimer: DCYF’s only purpose in sharing this list is to provide general information about opportunities for San Francisco youth. DCYF does not endorse any of the programs listed on this page, and is not liable for any of the services nor activities provided by any of the agencies listed on this page.

Five Keys Charter School: Free High School Diploma, GED, and HiSET Services

Need to get your high school diploma, your GED, or your HiSET credential? Five Keys Charter School is here to help! As they say, “it’s never too late to graduate.” Classes are free of charge, and are available in-person and online.

KQED Youth Media Challenge

Youth Media Challenges ask students to explore how they see themselves, share their view of the world, or envision a better future. All challenges come with ready-to-use curriculum and every student submission is published on the KQED Youth Media Showcase. Select submissions will be aired on KQED broadcasts and shared with PBS and NPR member stations around the country.

Native Forward Scholars Fund

Native Forward Scholars Fund is the largest direct scholarship provider to Native students in the U.S. They award approximately $15 million in scholarships annually and have awarded over $350 million since their inception. Native Forward has empowered over 20,000 students from over 500 Tribes in all 50 states by providing scholarship dollars and support for services for undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees.


A youth-led organization that provides an online platform for students, nonprofits, and schools. The platform is a free database of enrichment opportunities in San Francisco. Students can explore their passions and interests, nonprofits can recruit and advertise the opportunities they offer, and school staff can refer students to find any enrichment opportunities.

Redwood Rides

Save the Redwoods League is offering San Francisco families and community groups free rides to redwood parks in the Bay Area! Trips are offered two Saturdays per month, and visits can be arranged to Muir Woods National Monument, Samuel P. Taylor State Park, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, and more! If you are interested in joining a trip or setting up a trip for your group, please contact Leslie Parra.

San Francisco Court Appointed Special Advocates

CASA volunteers support and advocate for (and with) young people up to age 20 who are going through the foster care and/or juvenile justice system. CASAs are focused on you and your case, making sure your wishes and needs are heard by the court and support team, and helping you connect with resources that can help you achieve your goals. A CASA is a safe, 100% judgement-free adult who wants to be there for you and help you succeed.

SFUSD’s Financial Aid and Scholarships Page

Tons of resources about financial aid for San Francisco students, including direct links to scholarship opportunities, videos about financial aid, timelines, worksheets, and lots more.


Join the San Francisco Youth Commission at their monthly Monday Fundays! These community building events are for Youth Commissioners, youth at large, and community members to discuss important topics with each other.

Monday Fundays will take place at San Francisco City Hall in Room 345 on the first Monday of every month from 3:30pm to 5pm, before the first Full Youth Commission meeting of each month. Light refreshments provided!

If you have questions about Monday Fundays, please send an email to

Success Centers’ Education Programs

These education programs empower disconnected youth to obtain a high school diploma or GED, progress from high school to college and a career path, and transition from incarceration to community.

Volunteer at Presidio National Park

Presidio National Park hosts lots of opportunities to get out in one of the most beautiful places in San Francisco and volunteer! Get friends together for a group service project, join one of their weekly stewardship programs, or become a public-facing volunteer, welcoming and orienting park visitors to the natural and cultural resources of the Presidio.