UCSF graduate student Veronica Escalante teaches middle school students about heart functions and how to dissect sheep hearts in an after-school science program at Paul Revere K-8 School in San Francisco. Photo by Barbara Ries

Share A Passion for Science


Share you enthusiasm about science by partnering with teachers to being hands-on engaging science activities to student in San Francisco's public schools.

Do you want to…

…gain experience teaching?

…meet young folks and help spark their interest in science?

…connect with and support public schools in San Francisco?
Volunteer with us this year! The Science and Health Education Partnership (SEP) is currently recruiting for our classroom partnership programs which bring together UCSF volunteers and San Francisco K-12 teachers to co-plan and co-teach a series of four investigative science lessons during the spring semester.

The volunteer commitment is 20-30 hours, which can be flexibly scheduled from January to June. SEP also maintains a large lending library of hands-on science materials available to facilitate active science teaching.

Professional students, graduate students, post-docs, research scientists, staff and faculty are all eligible to apply for SEP’s programs.

Join us at one of our upcoming informational events to learn about volunteer opportunities:

October 4th at Mission Bay: Genentech Hall South 261 from 5-6pm with pizza and beverages provided

October 5th at Parnassus: Medical Sciences S-214 from 12-1pm with lunch provided

October 10th Zoom webinar: From 12-1pm: Join us at sep.ucsf.edu/infowebinar

October 19th at Mission Bay: BH-215 from 12-1pm with lunch provided

October 22nd at Parnassus: Medical Sciences S-172 from 12-1pm with lunch provided

For more information, please visit our website: sep.ucsf.edu. Applications will be available online in October, and are due Monday, November 5, 2018.