Top Honors is a non-profit educational organization that provides free math tutoring to NYC 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th-graders. Tutoring takes place on Saturdays and Wednesday evenings at a school on the Upper West Side.
New volunteer orientation and training sessions take place on a rolling basis. To receive an invitation, please submit an application here. Frequently asked questions about the TH volunteer experience can be found on our website.
All tutoring sessions take place on the Upper West Side in Manhattan on the following days and times:
- Session 1: Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- Session 2: Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
- Session 3: Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Volunteers may be professionals, advanced high school, college, or graduate students (community service credit is available). Applicants should be available on Saturdays for two hours starting at 10 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. or on Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8 pm, like math, and enjoy working with students in the middle school age group (10-14 years). No prior experience is necessary.
A note on volunteer commitment:
Tutors attend 2-3 Saturdays from October and May, which includes holidays and school breaks. Attending 22 out of 27 scheduled sessions will meet this requirement.
To apply, submit an online application at www.tophonors.org/volunteer. Upon receipt, Top Honors will contact the candidate directly.
- Math / Science Instruction
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- 2.25 hours every week
- 1 hour of on-site professional development