Academic Mentor - DC Metro



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End Date


Times of day

Weekday Evenings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


Multiple locations in DC and Alexandria
District of Columbia
United States


Close the opportunity gap for middle school students! Be a Mentor!

Join us one night a week from 6:00-8:00p, and help make a lasting difference for our middle school scholars during a time when it can impact them the most.

During the school year, our mentors build relationships and work with the same small group of students each week to help guide them to academic success through a provided curriculum in math or English Language Arts.

95% of Higher Achievement graduates finish high school, and 93% go on to college. In a city where 59% finish high school, these results are astounding. By leveraging the power of communities, Higher Achievement’s proven model provides a rigorous summer and afterschool learning environment, caring role models, and a culture of high expectations, resulting in college-bound scholars with the character, confidence, and skills to succeed. Scholars commit to 4 years of the program, and are committed to their academics.

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  • Training Provided

How To Apply

Ready to get started? Fill out our Volunteer Application by clicking the "Apply Online" button. Once our office has receive your application, we will reach out to coordinate a brief informational interview.