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GED Tutoring - Johnson Recreation Center (North Central Detroit)

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ORGANIZATION: St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center

  • 14 people are interested

St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center provides personalized educational support for both children and adults. It’s this one-on-one interaction that enables us to build trust with our students and find out what THEY need, because everyone’s journey is different.

We’re looking for individuals who are passionate about serving the community. Volunteers at St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher (SVSF) Center serve as tutors to assist adults complete their GED journey. SVSF runs programs Monday through Friday, generally during the day with some evening opportunities available too. We have 4 campuses around Detroit and a virtual platform where students meet with tutors.

Skills and Interests:

  • A passion to help students succeed.
  • Knowledge of basic skills like reading, writing, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division (not all these topics are required).
  • Willingness to explain concepts in several ways, allowing for different learning styles.
  • Previous teaching or tutoring experience and holding a degree are not required.

Now is the moment to build a better tomorrow.

The first step to connect with SVSF is to complete our application here-https://www.svsfcenter.org/how-to-help/volunteer/

Volunteers will be scheduled for orientation after the application and vetting process is complete.

Questions? Contact Deirdre Hope (deirdre.hope@gmail.com)

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About St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center


14061 Lappin St., Detroit, MI 48205, US

Mission Statement

We provide educational programs, basic skill building and academic enhancement for at-risk children and adults, designed to build self-sufficiency skills for academic and employment success, personal achievement and dignity.


The St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center tutoring schedule provides many opportunities for volunteer engagement.

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St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center
14061 Lappin St.
Detroit 48205

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8550 Chippewa Ave.
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Advocacy & Human Rights
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We'll work with your schedule.


8550 Chippewa AvenueDetroit, MI 48221



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




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Tutoring opportunities for the Johnson Center are Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:00am-noon. Once a week, or once a month, we are flexible, we work with your schedule!
  • St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center requires DHHS Central Registry Clearance.

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