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Girls For A Change

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General Agency Information
Name: Girls For A Change
Alternate Name(s): Girls For A Change Silicon Valley
Address: PO Box: 1436
San Jose,  CA  95019
Contact Information
Primary Phone: 408-540-6432
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 9-5
Description: Girls For A Change is a national organization that empowers girls to create social change. We invite young women to design, lead, fund and implement social change projects that tackle issues girls face in their own neighborhoods.

GFC provides the tools, resources, partnerships and support girls need to gain the voice, ability, and problem-solving capacity to realize their full potential. We welcome and serve all girls and focus our efforts on girls who live in low income communities.

ELIGIBILITY: Volunteer Girl Action Team Coach must be at least 18 years of age.
Mission: Empower girls to be social change makers by providing the tools, resources and support girls need to move from being spectators to being change makers.
Catalyze professional women to support urban middle and high school girls to become social change makers and innovators, by training the women as social change makers and activists.
Volunteer Info: Want to support girls in changing our world? GFC volunteers are essential to our mission. All volunteers are provided appropriate training for their position and are supported year-round by staff and professional connections.

To apply for one of these positions you will find applications below. For more information, please contact: GFC Staff at 408-529-9304 or
Languages other than English: None
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Not Applicable
Public Transportation: Not Applicable
Eligibility: See Description Notes
Fees: See Description Notes
Areas Served: San Mateo County
Santa Clara County
Santa Cruz County
Funding Source: Donations
Officials/Contact Persons
Officials: Whitney Smith
Founder & CEO

Ashley Smith
Silicon Valley Program Director
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Community Action/Social Advocacy Groups
Leadership Development
Mentoring Programs
Mentoring Services Volunteer Opportunities
Social Responsibility Programs
Young Adults
Youth Development
This agency was last updated on October 22, 2021.