One-on-One Tutor


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.


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

  • Matched with one middle school student for the academic year

  • An ongoing commitment throughout the year to show up regularly (your student is counting on you!)

  • Attend one initial Saturday training session as well as shorter bi-weekly trainings right after class

  • Community service hours available for high school volunteers


Available time slots (please choose 1):

  • Wednesdays 4-6 PM

  • Wednesdays 6-8 PM

  • Thursdays 6-8 PM


  • 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


Classroom Tutor


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.


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

  • 30 minute training after class, once a month

  • Attend 1 Saturday training session


Available time slots:

  • Mondays 4-6 PM

  • Mondays 6-8 PM

  • Tuesdays 6-8 PM


  • Palo Alto High School, Science Building classrooms