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

The Village Project's tutoring program, The Mae C. Johnson Education and Cultural Enrichment Academy, is always looking for volunteers who have a passion for helping students achieve academic excellence and success in life. Volunteers from the community make a difference in the lives of the students, acting not only as their tutors, but mentors as well.


As a tutor, you will bring your own enriching and unique experiences to the students, helping them to achieve skills for academic success and prepare for the next steps in their futures and education.

Your key responsibility as a tutor is to help students with various subjects. The students in the program range from 1st-12th grades and subject matter varies from social sciences, English, reading, math, writing, etc.

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted children's learning, as many students have fallen behind in their academics, especially in reading comprehension and math- a trend seen nationally. Many of our students are in need of additional support to help them get to grade level.

*We ask that you make a commitment of at least one day a week. We are open Monday-Friday. Your commitment to the students is always noticed and always very much appreciated by them.

Experience working with children or tutoring is preferred, but not required.

Volunteers should have the ability to effectively help students in math, reading, comprehension, and writing.

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Mission Statement

The Village Project, Inc, is the leading advocate for vulnerable adults, children, and families from historically underserved communities in Monterey County. Through extensive community engagement, it provides culturally appropriate mental health services, educational support, and social advocacy that enable all residents to become self-sufficient, self-directed, and self-determining members of the community


Boa Me Na Me Mmoa Wo

"Help Me and Let Me Help You"

The Village Project, Inc. (TVPI) was estalished May of 2008. It was created to provided culturally appropriate services to the African American populaton in order to address unment needs that existed in the community. While the focus of TVPI is to serve African Americans, we are also commited to providing services to anyone who needs them, and from the beginning, our constituency has consisted of the diverse population of Monterey County.

While our current services center on mental health counseling, we also have a parenting prgram and psycho-educational support groups for youth. We are excited that this agency exsits and look forward to prividing many other services in the future.

Services Offered:

  • Individual & family counseling
  • After School Education and Cultural Enrichment Academy (1-12)
  • Cal-Am Water Treatment Certification Class
  • Plant Propagation Horticulture Program
  • Emotional Emancipation Circle
  • Emergency Court Response Team
  • Black Space

The logo for TVPI is the West African Symbol of Cooperation and Interdependence. This symbol was chosen because it represents the way in which communities stay healthy and strong.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Seaside, CA 93955



  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Social Work


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • We ask for a commitment of at least once per week, but welcome those who wish to volunteer more frequently.
  • 18+ require a LiveScan background check. Compassion for children. COVID-19 Vaccination required.

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