Are you a Young Adult looking for a career in tech?
Become a Mission Techie!
We’re creating a pipeline for diversity in tech.
FREE 12-week training program (winter, spring, fall). For summers, we offer a 6-week intensive program. Training is 240 hours every Monday to Friday from 1pm-5pm. Take 5 minutes to register here.
17- to 24-year-old participants learn IT essentials of hardware, software, networking and coding, plus how to provide tech support to low-income families.
Graduates of the FREE program receive a $500 stipend, job-readiness training, professional skills, ongoing placement, retention services, college prep and knowledge of how to enroll in post-secondary education.
Mentor a Mission Techie.
Better a Life.
Share your technology skills with an underserved young adult.
Our mentors serve as role models, providing needed support and guidance as Mission Techies experience new challenges and unfamiliar social environments.
Click here for a full description of our Mission Techies mentorship opportunity.
- We ask for a minimum six-month commitment from all mentors
- Every third Thursday of the month at MEDA’s Plaza Adelante at Mission and 19th streets, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Starting January 2017 to July 2017
Ready to become a mentor? Apply here today!
Check out these inspiring videos about MEDA’s free Mission Techies program!
Mission Techies client success story: William López
Mission Techies creating a pipeline for diversity in tech
Mission Techies client success story: Edwin Gonzales
Mission Techies hardware lesson
Mission Techies client success story: Ana Avilez
Mission Techies program overview
Please make sure to read of MEDA’s Workforce Development general guidelines.
If you are interested in free young adult training, please contact Leo Sosa at (415) 282-3334 ext. 105; email@example.com.
Welcome Orientation and Financial Capability Workshop
NOTE: Every client will be required to attend a Welcome Orientation and Financial Capability Workshop before they can start working with a coach. (The exception is our First-Time Hombuyers workshop clients, which is part of Housing Opportunities.)
We invite you to our Welcome Orientations:
- English: Every Wednesday, 5:45pm-8pm in Room 211
- Spanish: Every Wednesday, 5:45pm-8pm in Room 301E