44 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02210
Volunteer as an Academic Mentor to Boston Public Schools Students
Year Program Started: 1966
Max. Participants/Year: 600
Application Deadline: ongoing
Program Timeframe: September - June; summer (through the school year)
Academic Level Targeted: grades K-5, grades 6-8, grades 9-12
Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group
Type of Program: education, mentoring
Program Attributes: volunteer opportunity
Program Acceptance Requirements: area of residence (greater Boston or Boston; passes CORI background check)
Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: mathematics, literacy, education, mentoring
Additional Comments: Seeking volunteer academic mentors to support Boston’s public schools students by providing them with focused, individualized, in-school mentoring. Our mentors are people like you and me, devoting time from their busy lives to help our young people succeed. They come from all walks of life, racial and ethnic origins, and levels of education and experience. Academic mentors work one-on-one or with a small group of 2-4 students for an hour a week during the school day.
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