Volunteer Tutor



Start Date


End Date


Times of day

Weekday Afternoons

Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Short-Term (few weeks/months)


1991 2nd Avenue
Ground Floor
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 DoSupport 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 ForStrong 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).
  • BenefitsGain 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 a full cycle. Cycle 1: October - December/ Cycle 2: February - May.

When: Monday - Thursday


(time depends on tutor availability and program site assignment)

DREAM provides equal opportunity for all volunteers.


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