Volunteer Youth Academic Tutors Needed!


Cause Areas


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


401 Pierce RoadMenlo Park, CA 94025


The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula is an expanded learning time nonprofit serving over 2300 K-12 students per year. Our mission is to provide the low-income youth of our community with the opportunities they need to achieve academic success.

We are currently seeking volunteer tutors to mentor and develop at-risk youth in our community, fostering intellectual and social growth. Tutors will help students with their homework in the subject area of their choice. We could use your time Mondays-Thursdays between the hours of 3:30-6:00pm. While hours are flexible, we require a minimum commitment of 1 hour per week for a 10 week period. Tutoring opportunities are available with students grades K-12 in the communities of East Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Redwood City and times vary by location and student grade level.


  • Be consistent in attendance
  • Be flexible with students’ needs
  • Work to ensure students understand concepts and complete homework assignments
  • Ask leading questions & check for understanding
  • Be respectful to students and staff
  • Collaborate with staff to ensure student success


  • Commit to 1 hour a week for a 10 week period
  • Online application & background check
  • Attend a one-time hour orientation
  • Genuine interest in serving youth and closing the opportunity gap


  • Tutoring
  • General Education
  • Mathematics
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour week for 10 weeks

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