Dorchester Neighborhood Service Center

General Description:

The Dorchester Neighborhood Service Center is looking for volunteers for its Youth Academy Program, an after school enrichment program serving youth from 6 to 12 years of age.


  • Provide small group or one-on-one homework help to youth in the program
  • Develop positive relationships with students and practice instructional skills

Skills & Qualifications:

We want creative, flexible, and dedicated individuals that will act as mentors to our students. Interest and belief in urban education and students is a must. Experience working with youth preferred.

Length of Commitment:

The Youth Academy Program is broken down into 8 to 9 week sessions listed below:

Session I – September 21st – November 20th

Session II – November 30th – February 12th

Session III – February 22nd – April 15th

Session IV – April 25th – June 20th

Session V – June 27th – August 19th (this runs on a full day schedule)

Volunteers can sign up for one or more sessions between Sessions I and Session IV.

Schedule (including day and time if applicable):

Tutoring takes place Monday through Thursday from 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm  and/or 4:30 pm  to 5:30 pm. Volunteers can come in every day or once/twice a week.

To Apply:

Please submit resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, 178 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111, Fax (617) 423-7693, or email with subject line: Youth Academy Tutor.