Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

August 24, 2016

Volunteer Tutor for kids in low-income housing

Position title: Volunteer Tutor for kids in low-income housing


Name of organization: Youth Tutoring Program




Position description:

The Youth Tutoring Program, a part of Catholic Community Services, serves elementary, middle school and high school students who live in one of the 6 tutors center communities throughout Seattle. Children come in to their neighborhood center for tutoring twice a week, and build up a relationship with their tutors.


Volunteers support students in building skills in math and reading, homework, and enrichment activities. Our program matches volunteers one-on-one with students to tutor and inspire them to succeed both academically and personally. If you have a passion for education and want to engage with the youth in your community, volunteer as a tutor!


Time commitment: 1 hour per week for at least 1 quarter


Skill requirements:

We ask that you have strong English skills, a good understanding of basic math, and an enthusiasm for working with children!


Start date: 9/19/16 (flexible)


End date: 6/8/17 (flexible)


Location: Various Locations around Seattle


How to apply:

Visit our website at and click on “Volunteer Now.”


We require three recommendations, an orientation, and a background check.


Supervisor contact info:

Maureen Ricks