Higher Achievement is recruiting volunteer Academic Mentors to teach a small group of 5th - 8th graders in a core academic subject: math, literature, or an elective seminar.
We provide comprehensive training, curriculum, and support. You bring commitment and a love of learning!
WHEN: One night per week, Monday, Tuesday or Thursday, 5:30-7:30pm, for 27 weeks (October - May)
WHERE: Boushall Middle School
HOW: Copy and Paste the link below to fill out an application to help close the middle school achievement gap. www.higherachievement.org/volunteer
Contat us directly: Marcos Martinez - Volunteer Coordinator
firstname.lastname@example.org / 804-385-6598
With the help of Academic Mentors, 95% of Higher Achievement scholars advance to top academic high school programs and 93% graduate from college.
Help prepare Richmond youth in underserved neighborhoods to be on the college track by the 8th grade.
"I feel so fortunate to be a part of Higher Achievement. I have gained valuable insight in to the problems facing teachers and students in Richmond. More importantly, I know I am making a difference in scholars' lives, and it is one of the most rewarding and satisfying things I have ever done. Hearing one of my scholars say "She is a good mentor, she makes me happy." was one of the most touching things anyone has ever said about me! "
- Allison, Northside Mentor
Higher Achievement closes a persistent opportunity gap for middle school students in at-risk communities by providing rigorous afterschool and summer academic training within a culture of high expectations. This fall we will begin our third Afterschool Academy with a 70% increase in the number of young scholars participating in four middle schools in Richmond and Henrico.
- Literacy / Reading
- Reading / Writing
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 1 NIGHT - Mon, Tues, Thurs from 5:30 - 7:30pm