Need a job? Check out Remix - web-based platform that helps transit planners make smarter decisions. They're working with 60+ cities including Oakland, Baltimore, Seattle, San Antonio, Miami, Calgary, and Melbourne. All in less than a year… and they’re hiring for a variety of roles: http://goo.gl/hakvEs
Need a place to live? Jodie Madeiros from the SF Housing Action Coalition comes to explain the details about housing in part 2 of her multi-part housing-in-SF series.
Want to help SF? As always, come to hack on a project, whether you know how to code or not… there’s plenty to do.
What to see how volunteers are using technology to tackle hard challenges in San Francisco? Code for SF is hosting a demo night of the projects is members are building. These volunteers are working to increase voter knowledge, get social workers updated information, understand the housing crisis, and build a network of civic tech projects nationally.
There will be short presentations with questions followed by a social event. See what Code for SF is doing, meet the people building these solutions, and even join a project!
Dec 3 - 2.Oakland's Technology and Innovation Celebration
The mission of 2.Oakland (pronounced “two point Oakland”) is to create a healthy tech ecosystem in Oakland and the East Bay. Come network with entrepreneurs, tech employees and other community members and organizations in the Oakland tech community!
Kaiser Mall Roof Garden Lounge @ The Port Workspaces
344 Thomas L. Berkley Way, Oakland 94612
Dec 3: Crowdfunding Workshop with Indiegogo at Adobe
This is a 2 part workshop: doors will open at 5:30 PM for mingling, snacks, and drinks. Indiegogo experts will be hosting a lab for beginning campaigners at 6:00, followed by smaller group discussions for all skill levels at 7:00. Attend all, both, or one session!
Dec 3: SF Chamber of Commerce with Kiva and La Cocina at Impact Hub
What policies and government systems support small businesses? How do we advocate for small business and make sure that they can thrive? Join Kiva and La Cocina along with the SF Chamber of Commerce are doing to support the success of small businesses.
Dec 4: Deadline to apply to the Global Social Venture Competition
The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) empowers the next generation of social entrepreneurs by providing them with mentoring, exposure, and over $50,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into ventures that address the world’s most pressing challenges.
Dec 7: Deadline to apply to OpenIDEO's Higher Education Challenge
OpenIDEO’s current challenge asks, “How might we reimagine the cost of college in the U.S. and how it’s paid for?” They’re looking for entrepreneurs to strengthen their ideas with human-centered design and pitch to a network of accelerators.
Learn more about Office 365 for nonprofits - what it is, how the licensing works, how it can benefit your nonprofit, and what it takes to implement it. Nonprofit staff can learn more about why nonprofits choose Office 365, how it’s saving them money, and how to implement it.
9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Microsoft - 555 California Street, Suite 200, San Francisco
Dec 11: Deadline to apply to be a board member with YWSE-SF
Want to support Young Women Social Entrepreneurs of SF? Contribute to building women’s leadership – while building your own.
Applications due by Friday 12/11. For questions, contact Meghan Kelly (mekelly1 at gmail) or Nadine Rose (nadinerose2124 at gmail), YWSE-SF Board Co-Chairs
Dec 11: Deadline to apply for Discounted Design Help with Desgn.it 2016
Get discounted design/development help, or join as a designer/developer to help a social good organization ($6,000 for social impact orgs seeking help; $30,000 value). Have fun from Feb 26-28, 2016 at a cabin in Lake Tahoe!
Jan 15: Deadline to apply for Microsoft Affordable Access $75K grants
Are you a business with low-cost connectivity solutions, cloud-based services, and business models that bring the Internet to underserved markets? Apply for grants averaging $75,000 to help you serve more customers. Solutions must:
Leverage low-cost forms of Internet connectivity
Demonstrate innovative approaches to selling cloud services or underserved markets
Integrate localized payment platforms and consumption models
Note: applicants must be a commercial organization with 2 or more FTEs. Sorry, no nonprofits, universities or government agencies.
Volunteer Needed for Job Searching with Social Media course at SF Library
If you have 90 minutes once a month throughout 2016, this volunteer opportunity is for you! The SF Public Library Jobs & Careers Center needs a teacher for a free class about networking using social media for job searching. The class is monthly from 6-7:30 pm with 15-20 people.
Free Training & Career Advancement with TechSF (Ongoing)
Apply for TechSF to receive advanced skills training in high-demand tech fields like UX, design, web dev or project management. Plus get a personal career coach to prep you for interviews, help shape your career goals and feed you job opportunities. Find out if you qualify for free services by attending an orientation (bavc.org/techsf-orientation) OR applying online (bavc.org/register-techsf). Follow @bavctraining for updates.
Become a Technovation Mentor (Ongoing)
Help educate and inspire the next generation of technology innovators with Technovation (www.technovationchallenge.org). Through a 12-week mentorship, you will help a team of girls, ages 10-18, identify a community problem they'd like to solve, develop a mobile app to address that problem, build a business plan and pitch their new start-up! Learn more here. Register today!
Need Online Graphic Design Resources? Free Access to Canva for Nonprofits
Canva is an online graphic design tool that makes creating beautiful digital content simple. Canva for Nonprofits gives their premium subscription product "Canva for Work" away to Nonprofits for free, forever. They have 5,000 nonprofits on board and want to give every nonprofit the same tools as multi-million dollar companies.