Volunteer Tutor




1991 2nd Avenue
New York
New York
United States


DREAM, an award winning youth development program, is seeking volunteer tutors to provide academic support to our middle school after-school students in East Harlem and the South Bronx. Tutors work with youth individually and in small groups to help improve student success in class, increase subject-specific retention, and contribute to overall academic enrichment and development. 


What You’ll Do

  • Support academic enrichment activities, including homework help and tutoring;
  • Provide individualized and team-wide support all after-school program activities and initiatives;
  • Serve as a role model and build positive relationships with youth;

What We’re Looking For

  • Strong command of one or more of the following academic subjects: English, Math, Science, and/or Social Studies
  • Previous experience working with youth;
  • Possess creativity, enthusiasm, initative, flexibility, and patience;
  • Solid oral communication skills;
  • Ability to make a consistent, weekly commitment;
  • Bachelor’s Degree (a plus);
  • 1-2 years previous tutoring experience (a major plus).


  • Gain invaluable experience and opportunities for professional development at an award winning youth development program;
  • Receive an optional professional reference upon completion of your service term;
  • Join an incredible community of passionate staff and volunteers.

Minimum Commitment: 1-2 hours per week for 3 months.

When: Monday - Thursday

               4pm-5pm, 4pm-6pm, or 5:30pm-6:30pm

               (time depends on tutor availability and program site assignment)


DREAM provides equal opportunity for all volunteers.

How To Apply

Please apply here: https://careers.wearedream.org/careers/position/volunteer-tutor