Build a student's self-confidence. Be a tutor!


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


620 East Diamond Avenue, Suite HGaithersburg, MD 20877


Offer direction, support, and academic guidance to an elementary or middle school-age student to build his/her self-confidence and improve his/her school experience. Subject areas include math, reading and writing.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Attend a new volunteer orientation and interview with the program
  • Attend tutoring sessions as scheduled and on time; notify staff in advance of any absence
  • Provide encouragement and support while assisting the student through the learning process
  • Provide instruction in good study habits
  • Observe confidentiality at all times
  • Keep staff informed about your tutoring experience, job assignments, or any concerns you may have


  • Sensitive and adaptable to student needs
  • Acceptance of cultural, economic, and familial differences
  • Enthusiasm for working with students
  • No previous teaching or tutoring experience necessary
  • Must have transportation to and from the tutoring site

We ask volunteers to commit to a one-hour session each week, Mondays-Thursdays from 3:30-7:00pm.

Volunteers who are 18 years and older will need to be fingerprinted for background checks.


  • Tutoring
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • STEM

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour/week Mondays-Thursdays from 3:30-7:00pm
  • Orientation, training, fingerprinting for background checks if 18 years and older

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