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FiftyForward RSVP174 Rains Avenue(Across the street from the TN State Fairgrounds)Nashville, TN 37203

Tutor and Mentor K-4 students through the FLIP programs. You can serve one of 33 elementary schools in Davidson or Williamson counties.


Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP), an inter-generational tutoring program of FiftyForward RSVP, needs volunteers, adults 55 plus, to tutor Kindergarten through fourth-grade students who are at least one grade level behind in their reading and comprehension skills. FLIP tutors are also need to teach math skills.

FLIP volunteers support students through weekly, one-on-one tutoring sessions. Tutors are assigned the same students for the entire school year, so they are able to fully follow their student's progress.

FLIP provides training materials, on-site training, and ongoing support. A professional background is not required. Enthusiasm and interest is all you need.

Join FLIP and help elementary students become confident and successful in school!


Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a week for 2 hours
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