Bay Mentor

About Bay Mentor

BAY MENTOR offers the unique opportunity to mentor and team up with local Bay Area schools to help protect and restore the Bay.

  • A unique, two-part program combined with our award-winning education program
  • Learn mentoring skills from  Save The Bay’s environmental education specialists
  • Gain leadership development while fostering new community relationships
  • Engage and mentor Bay Area youth during a hands-on restoration program
  • Your employees will take pride as they help Save The Bay re-establish 100,000 acres of wetlands and sustain our award-winning restoration and education programs
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Program Benefits

  • Leadership training and facilitated partnership with local school
  • Save The Bay e-newsletter feature
  • Bay Mentor recognition on Save The Bay’s social media platforms
  • Company logo, profile and web link featured on Save The Bay’s Web site
  • Joint press release
  • We provide you with photos and option for check presentation at which media can be invited
  • Save The Bay Certificate of Completion
  • Bay Mentor listing in our Annual Report

Program Details

  • Two half-day programs: Part 1) leadership training for employees and Part 2) team up and mentor local youth
  • We provide lunch for both groups, coordinate all logistics and transportation for students
  • All gloves, tools and equipment are provided
  • Half-day programs are hosted between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
  • Sites: Oakland, Hayward, Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Mill Valley (More than 40 at Oakland, Hayward and Palo Alto sites only)
  • We require a financial donation to help us sustain our programs, offset cost of materials, staff oversight and support our education programs. Please contact Natalie LaKeidan at or 510-463-6809 to discuss your program options.

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Bay Mentor Buzz

“We all had a great time and my students were gushing about the project and getting to be outside in the marshland. We love working with Save the Bay and this gave my students a taste for environmental service projects! Thank you for working with us to make this a great day.” -- Laura McKinney, Program & Special Events Coordinator , buildOn

“Thank you all for a successful event. The interns, employees and I had a wonderful time. Thanks to your staff for educating Facebook employees about your work and how we can help.”
-- Rachel Araneta, University Recruiter, Facebook

More Information

Check out our map of local restoration sites and use our flyer to recruit your team! Visit our frequently asked questions page to learn more about our wetland restoration programs. If you have questions, please contact Alexis Fedele, Community Engagement Coordinator, at or 510-463-6809.