Become a Mentor at Life Pieces To Masterpieces!


Cause Areas


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


Dr. Charles R Drew Elementary School5600 Eads St NE4th FloorWashington, DC 20019


Life Pieces To Masterpieces (LPTM) is an arts-based, youth development and education non-profit located in Washington, D.C. We serve African American males ages 3-25 in Ward 7 and 8 and support them as they develop character and leadership, unlock potential, and prepare to transform their lives and communities.


After School Mentor is a key role in our after school and summer programs. Mentors serve as positive examples for the apprentices and support the lead teacher in classroom routines.


  • Provide homework assistance

  • Assist in snack time

  • Assist with overall classroom management

  • Keep apprentices engaged

  • Share your skills and passions with the apprentices

  • Various duties as assigned by the Lead Teacher


  • Ability to be creative and stay engaged with the youth

  • Enthusiasm for non-profit youth development work

  • Interest in developing positive relationships with youth through direct service

  • Belief that all youth can live healthy, purposeful lives and that all children can learn

  • Experience with children preferred, but not required


  • Professional development opportunities

  • Knowledge of LPTM’s human development system

  • Gain better understanding of your community

  • Connect with your community

Hours: 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm


  • Mentoring
  • Child Development
  • Photography
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Music Arts
  • Tutoring

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hrs/week

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