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Volunteer to Tutor Youth in your Community! (Virtual)

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Youth Tutoring Program

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 11 people are interested

Please note that tutoring is taking place online using the Zoom platform due to COVID-19. In person opportunities will be available as soon as health and safety permits.

Help tackle educational inequity by becoming a tutor - no experience necessary! The Youth Tutoring Program (YTP) addresses the disparate outcomes in education for students in communities impacted by poverty, systemic racism, and insufficient opportunity.

We support families and students from low-income housing, people of color, and immigrant communities build confidence and skill in their learning through tutoring. Our volunteering program offers one-to-one tutoring and personalized tutoring plans. Our goal is for students to have a welcoming space, to be supported after school, entirely free of charge.

The program depends on volunteer tutors - could you join our tutoring program and help enrich the education of young people in Seattle?

YTP welcomes everyone who wants to help and we particularly encourage members of the Black community and other people of color to become tutors.

What you need to know:
- You will receive all the training and resources you need
- Required commitment of one hour per week
- We serve six communities where we have tutoring centers

High Point, West Seattle
Jackson Park, Lake City
Lake Washington Apartments, Rainier Beach
New Holly, South Beacon Hill
Rainier Vista, Rainier Valley/Columbia City
Yesler Terrace, First Hill

Tutoring is taking place online using the Zoom platform due to COVID-19. In person opportunities will be available as soon as health and safety permits.

Apply now and help students achieve their potential

To learn more about our program or to apply as a volunteer, please visit http://www.ccsww.org/ytp and click on "Volunteer Now."

For questions, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at VolunteerYTP@ccsww.org

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About Youth Tutoring Program


100 23rd Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98144, US

Mission Statement

The Youth Tutoring Program's mission is to tutor, guide, and inspire at-risk youth living in low-income and public housing to achieve academic success.



The Youth Tutoring Program (YTP) is an after-school educational enrichment program for vulnerable first through twelfth-grade students who live in six low- and mixed-income housing communities in Seattle. Started as a partnership with the Seattle Housing Authority in 1991, the tutoring centers provide youth with a safe, positive, and stimulating environment to explore learning and experience academic and personal success.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


Various locations in Seattle, WASeattle, WA 98144



  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Reading Comprehension


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • One hour per week. Six months to a year preferred volunteer term.

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