Classroom volunteer


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763 WestminsterProvidence, RI 02903


You can help a student by volunteering just 1 hour a week!

Inspiring Minds, a 50-year-old educational non-profit, is searching for volunteers to helping a child succeed in school. Opportunities include in-school tutoring with students K through 5 th grade. Inspiring Minds will train you and place you at a local elementary school in the Providence School district. Our programs work in tandem with school faculty and are designed to provide students and volunteers with great opportunities to grow and learn.

We are currently in great need of volunteer tutors to assist students, at least once a week, in literacy or math. We are currently in greatest need of volunteer tutors to assist students in grades Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Volunteers work in the classroom, with small groups no larger than 4, practicing activities provided by the classroom teacher. Students are grouped by skill deficiency and require extra attention, direction, or care to attain proficiency.

Volunteer Requirements

  • -Submit to a background check
  • -Attend our 2 hour volunteer orientation and training
  • -Must be fluent in English
  • -Commit to an hour (or more) a week for an entire semester

*All other training and materials provided by Inspiring Minds and Providence Public School District

Did you know that the majority of Providence’s inner-city public school children live in poverty?

By the time children reach the age of four, those from low-income homes will have heard approximately 30 million fewer words than children from more affluent backgrounds.

Become a volunteer tutor with Inspiring Minds and change a student’s life!

Fill out an application online, over the phone, or in person.

Call 401-274-3240
Walk into Inspiring Minds at:
Inspiring Minds
763 Westminster St.
Providence, RI 02903


  • Child Care
  • Mathematics
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Youth Services
  • Tutoring

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum, 1 hour per week

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