Become a mentor + Field trip Chaperone

We are growing into a College Prepatory Program for refugee and low-income immigrant youth, grades 7th and up! As we map out our college tours, college fairs, and team building activities, we need your support with transportation & ongoing mentorship. This is your opportunity to develop a meaningful relationship with local families starting over. You’ll have the opportunity to meet likeminded volunteers and help us establish a meaningful community for newcomers.

Requirements: Mandatory background check, must be 18 years of age and older. Required to have a valid drivers license and valid car insurare. You will provide transportation to and from activities for your mentees. No experience necessary; sreening and training is provided.

Become a soccer coach

Soccer coaches guide our youth participants, varying from grades K-12,  in our All S.T.A.R. (soccer, tutoring, arts, and recreation) Program.  Soccer take place seasonally in Fullerton, CA on Saturdays at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Requirements: Mandatory background check, must be 16 years of age and older. Available on select Saturdays. Required to provide transportation to and from the soccer field for their mentees & have a valid driver’s license. No experience necessary; training is provided.

Host a Workshop

Individuals and corporate volunteers are invited to host workshops that provide professional development to the refugee and low-income immigrant adults. Session topics range from resume writing, interview skills, personal branding, networking, and more.  Workshop opportunities are also available for our youth participants who are enrolled in the All S.T.A.R. Program.  Youth activities can include yoga, arts, storytelling, self-empowerment training, and more. 

Requirements:  Currently active in a corporate volunteer program through work or a professional in your industry.  Must be flexible and easy to work with. 

Become an intern

Join Tiyya’s robust internship opportunity and gain real life experience. Projects include: event planning, coordinating with local school organizations, outreaching to local refugee families that Tiyya serves, translating conversations and documents, conducting research and much more!   

Requirements:  Can follow directions and complete tasks. Must be flexible and easy to work with. 

All interns must submit their resume and cover-letter to 

Volunteer Application 

Please send a cover letter and resume to

A representative will contact you for a 15 minute phone interview!