Make a Difference with Youth! Become a Tutor-Mentor in South Minneapolis


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


2020 Elliot Ave. SCollaborative Village Initiative Apts.Minneapolis, MN 55404


Rediscover the joys of reading by volunteering as a Tutor-Mentor with PPL’s afterschool youth programs! We help students from low-income communities succeed in school through engaging activities in a positive environment that’s full of laughter and smiles.

PPL Scholars in South Minneapolis is a tutoring and mentoring program for students in grades K-5 th living in PPL housing. The program location, Collaborative Village Initiative (CVI), is a supportive housing site serving families transitioning from chronic homelessness. Volunteer Tutor-Mentors are matched 1:1 with a student to support social and academic growth through literacy tutoring (50 minutes each night), relationship-building, enrichment activities, and service learning.

Choose 1 time block and 2 days from available program times:

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays | 5-7pm, 5:30-7:30pm, 6-8pm

Now-May commitment. Required training before starting at program.

Join us! Apply at

Questions? Contact / 612-455-5108


  • Tutoring
  • Child Development
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Twice/week
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