Apply Your Knowledge through Volunteering

Virtual Training

Since its founding Comida For Familias, Inc. has created applications, websites, videos, groups, and events to accomplish scientific, educational, and charitable purposes for the public. Our vision for Project Comida For Familias is to provide practical education and training under experienced mentors while producing charitable and meaningful impacts in various areas. We wish to build a community of like-minded individuals looking to expand their abilities and put them to good use. Comida For Familias, Inc. has a wealth of resources including but not limited to the following:

  • Mentorship - Industry professionals with experience
  • Resources - Figma, User Testing, Apple Developer Account
  • Community - Like minded individuals
  • Workshop - Presentations from Mentors & Volunteers


If you’re a "move fast and break things" type of person, hackathons are for you! You will be operating for at least 24 hours straight, collaborating with others to present a functioning webapp for the public.

Est Time Commitment:

2 days - 1 week per Hackathon

How it Works

What you can expect after applying

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Step 1: Register Online

Comida For Familias is a 100% remote, meaning everyone is welcomed to apply. All you need is a laptop and the desire to learn and grow.

*Credited Internship subject to different guidelines.

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Step 2: Meet with Mentor

Volunteers will meet their Mentors to discuss:

  • Existing Skill Set
  • Goals & Expectations
  • Timeline
  • Team Fit
  • Project options
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Step 1: Register Online

When accepted, you will meet your Cohort, be given a syllabus with project goals, deadlines, tasks, expectations, and responsibilities. This syllabus is created by the Mentor for this specific Cohort and should act as a roadmap.

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Step 4: Complete tasks, attend workshops

Volunteers will work on assigned tasks with the guidance of Mentors. There will be:

  • Demos
  • 1 on 1 sessions
  • Group Workshops
  • Industry-focused discussions
  • Job App Suggestions
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Step 5: Work with Teammates

The Cohort is meant to be a second family. Everyone is coming in with different levels of experience and expertise, we’re here to help each other out and grow together.

It’s not a competition.... unless it’s a Hackathon.

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Step 6:Wrap-up and repeat (or start your own project)

Depending on how you are feeling after completing your project, you have the option to join another cohort or try your hand at being a Mentor and starting a project of your own.


These are the most common postions that are filled within the organization. If you have any other discipline, you may still apply for registration and we can discuss the details through a call.

Produce financial and market intelligence by querying data repositories and generating periodic reports. Devise methods for identifying data patterns and trends in available information sources
Plan, direct, or coordinate advertising policies and programs or produce collateral materials, such as posters, contests, coupons, or giveaways, to create extra interest in the purchase of a product or service for a department, an entire organization, or on an account basis.
Tech and Programming
Create, modify, and test the code and scripts that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software and web developers or other individuals. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.
Develop and test layouts, interfaces, functionality, and navigation menus to ensure compatibility and usability across browsers or devices.

Apply before September to be a part of our Fall 2023 Cohort today.

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Volunteering and Training With Comida For Familias!

Now that you know what we do and our standards, choose one of the options below to start applying what you know to benefit the public



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  • Perform hours of service for civic, charitable, or humanitarian reasons

  • Report Hours

  • May be elegible for tax deductions

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  • Train at a professional capacity

  • Apply what you learn

  • Publish or improve an app

  • 1 on 1 mentor

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