One-on-One Tutor

Role

We seek motivated, thoughtful high-school and college-age students who will dedicate their time to one DreamCatchers middle school student throughout the school year, working together on developing the skills required to succeed in middle school and beyond.  Our Tutors develop a meaningful mentoring relationship with their student.

WHAT?

  • 2 hours/week in an after-school classroom setting

  • Matched with one middle school student for the academic year

  • A year-long commitment is encouraged (your student is counting on you!)

  • Attend one initial weekday afternoon OR Saturday morning training session, as well as shorter bi-weekly trainings right after class

  • Community service hours available for high school volunteers

WHEN?

Available time slots (please choose one):

  • Wednesdays 4-6 PM

  • Wednesdays 6-8 PM

  • Thursdays 6-8 PM

WHERE?

  • Palo Alto High School, Science Building classrooms

“This program has really helped me grow as a person. I've loved building trust and friendship with my DreamCatchers student. He always made my week better.”

-DreamCatchers Tutor

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We are now accepting applications for the 2019-20 school year. Please submit by September 4 to ensure placement with a student for the fall. Applications received after this date will be considered on a space-available basis. We will be in touch soon!


Classroom Tutor

ROLE 

Gain valuable experience working closely with middle school students, and inspire them to become lifelong learners. You will work with a variety of learners rather than just one student, filling in where needed.

What?

  • 2 hours a week in an after-school classroom setting

  • 15 minute training after class, once a month

  • Attend one Saturday morning training session in the fall

WHEN?

Available time slots:

  • Mondays 4-6 PM

  • Mondays 6-8 PM

  • Tuesdays 6-8 PM

WHERE?

  • Palo Alto High School, Science Building classrooms

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We are now accepting applications for the 2019-20 school year. Please submit by September 4 to ensure placement with a student for the fall. Applications received after this date will be considered on a space-available basis. We will be in touch soon!