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Help Kids Succeed: Apply to Volunteer for the Fall Study Buddy Program

Posted on June 9, 2021 at 6:00 am

Looking for volunteer hours?

You can help a child improve their reading & math skills.

We’re looking for teens and adults who would like to volunteer to tutor in our after-school homework help program, called the Study Buddy Program. As a tutor, you’ll help elementary-school students with reading and math skills.

About the Study Buddy Program

The fall session begins September 2021. The program takes place on weekdays between the hours of 3:30–5pm and is scheduled to be an online program in the fall.

Volunteers work directly with elementary school students in the areas of reading and math.

Requirements for Volunteers

  • Must be 16 years or older
  • Provide consent to a background check
  • Parents must provide consent to participate and to a background check for applicants under age 18
  • Attend a training session
  • Commit to at least 2 hours per week for an 8-week session
  • Apply online at our Volunteer Application Portal

Online Training

Training will take place online using an interactive meeting platform and is scheduled for Friday, July 30, 10–11am.

A second training date may be added depending on the number of applicants.

To Apply

Application deadline: Thursday, July 1, 2021

You can apply at our Volunteer Application Portal (Better Impact).


If you have any questions about volunteering for the Study Buddy Program, please contact our Literacy Program Coordinator, Melanie Boerner, at

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