Mission Techies

Are you a Young Adult looking for a career in tech?
Become a Mission Techie!

We’re creating a pipeline for diversity in tech.

BoxFREE 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.

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.

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.

Contact Us

If you are interested in free young adult training, please contact (415) 282-3334 ext. 101.

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
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