Volunteer for UrbanPlan

"Until you’ve done UrbanPlan, you can’t grasp the power of the program. We senior level development professionals must step up as volunteers. The time commitment is minor; the impact is powerful - immediately and long term."
- Connie Moore, ULIsf Sponsorship Co-Chair

Volunteer for UrbanPlan

UrbanPlan thrives due to the generosity and commitment of ULI San Francisco’s members and sponsors. Volunteering with Urban Plan is a great way to interact with students, share your subject matter expertise, and connect with fellow ULI members. More ULI members volunteer through UrbanPlan than any other ULI program. Volunteers make a huge impact in the classroom and have the flexibility to work around demands on their schedule.

Volunteer Training Requirement

Before serving as a classroom volunteer, members first participate in a required day long training session, where they are assigned roles on a development team and engage in a “lightning-round” version of the exercise. Once trained, you are encouraged to sign-up for opportunities to volunteer in the classroom, which range from 1 to 3 hours.

UrbanPlan volunteer training sessions are held 2-3 times per year and are typically scheduled at the start of each new semester. The next UrbanPlan trainings will be:

Interested in Volunteering?

To be considered for future trainings please submit an application below. Spring 2018 trainings will take place on January 26th and February 2nd.

Applications for the Spring 2018 session will be accepted on a rolling basis until January 5th. You can expect to hear back on your admittance to the training by January 12th. To be considered for upcoming training opportunities, please submit an application and your resume by January 5th using the form linked here: Volunteer Application.

If you do not have a LinkedIn profile please send your resume/cv to sam.woodburn@uli.org and julie.luu@uli.org for your application to be finalized.

Volunteer Resources

Current UrbanPlan Volunteers – find the most current resources, curriculum and class schedules here.

Marisita Jarvis

UrbanPlan Coordinator


(510) 846-1453

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Sam Woodburn

Sam Woodburn

Senior Associate


(628) 245-2408

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