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Greater HartfordNew Britain, CT 06050


In-School Mentor

Initiative: Next Generation

Impact area: Children and youth (age 5-18)

Location(s): New Britain

Hours: Weekday mornings and afternoons

Duration: Seasonal (during the school year)

Desired level of commitment: One hour per week

Age requirement: 18

Tasks may include:
* Helping elementary students develop reading and math skills
* Sharing interests and hobbies with students
* Providing emotional encouragement to students
* Helping students develop their gifts and talents
* Assisting school staff as needed

In order to volunteer, you should be:
* A registered UAServe volunteer (you will have a chance to register if you haven't already)
* Willing to attend an orientation prior to volunteering
* Willing to complete additional host-site specific paperwork and requirements
* Open to an ongoing volunteer commitment that works with your schedule
* Knowledgeable of elementary school academics
* Friendly
* Reliable
* Patient
* Spanish-speaking skills a plus

A background check will be required to be placed with this volunteer opportunity.


  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Tutoring

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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