Become a Homework Helper at The Boys' Club of New York


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


287 East 10th StreetNew York, NY 10009


Homework Help volunteers provide academic support to small groups of BCNY members of various ages ensuring that members complete their homework and use good study skills.


  • Manage small working groups of boys during drop-in 'Homework Help’ sessions and in study halls
  • Provide academic support in English, Language Arts, or Math for students in K-12
  • Help members answer specific questions, keep members focused, on task, and reinforce necessary basic learning skills as needed
  • Refer individual members in need of further assistance to the Educational Director for additional support
  • Follow designated schedule and curriculum with routine for students
  • Support the success of the ongoing needs and interests of members and parents and review/revise programs to meet their needs


  • Education, Social Work, Psychology, English, and other highly relevant majors are encouraged to apply
  • Interest in pursuing a career working with or instructing youth
  • Commit to sharing knowledge and contributing to youth and community development
  • Willing and able to share experience and serve as a role model and mentor to members
  • Knowledge of NYC standards is a plus


  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Tutoring
  • General Education

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
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