New school year, new opportunities! Become an Academic Mentor


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44 Farnsworth StreetBoston, MA 02210


Boston Partners in Education is seeking volunteer academic mentors for students in the Boston Public Schools during the 2016-2017 school year.

Academic mentors work one-on-one or with a small group of 2-4 students for an hour a week during the school day. Opportunities are available in all grades (K-12) in literacy, math, and science subjects.

Boston Partners in Education provides training and match support to help facilitate a happy and successful match. We are required by the Boston Public Schools to run a CORI/SORI background check on each potential volunteer; this background check is run at no cost to you.

Student/Volunteer matches are made based on your preferences:

  • Location
  • Time of day (during school hours)
  • Day of week (M-F)
  • Subject matter
  • Grade level
  • One-on-one vs. small group work

Ready to make a difference in the lives of Boston Public School students? For more information about volunteer opportunities, please contact Boston Partners in Education at or 617-451-6145.


  • Tutoring
  • General Education
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Reading / Writing

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • one hour a week during the academic year 2016-2017
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