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Service Position Summary: At school or youth serving agencies where Kids in Tech hosts its afterschool STEAM  program, volunteer tutors provide 1:1 or 1:2 tutoring in essential pre-reading and early reading skills, math, or science  during the morning and afternoon hours. Additionally, tutors build positive relationships with their students that support, encourage and motivate social emotional growth

Commitment: A minimum of four hours per week, over two days a week, for the entire school year, plus additional time for required training and team meetings. 

Reports to: Kids in Tech’s Program Manager 



 • Work with 1:1 or 1:2 with designated students who are identified by the teacher and Kids in Tech as needing extra reading assistance according to Lowell Public Schools and Boston Public Schools assessments
• Tutor identified students using Kids in Tech’s structured session model and approved materials.
• Model appropriate behavior for students.
• Develop positive relationships with students; nurture self-esteem and a positive attitude toward learning. 

Training & Team 

• Attend and participate in a minimum of 25 hours of pre- and in-service tutor training throughout the year.
• Attend and participate in volunteer meetings monthly.


• Maintain accurate records to capture daily tutoring information.
• Participate in two formal service reviews by Kids in Tech  during the school year. 
• Arrive on time (10-15 minutes prior to tutoring session) and prepared for tutoring.
• Notify the Kids in Tech prior  by predetermined time about unplanned absences.


  •  Respect the privacy of students by keeping names and progress of students confidential. 
  •  Respect the classroom teacher/school staff by keeping observations made in the classroom confidential. 
  • Agree and adhere to all Kids in Tech , school, and classroom policies and procedures. 


  • Must be 18 years olds 
  • Has high school diploma or equivalent 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Successful completion of pre-service training
  •  Enjoys being with children and values education 
  • Creative, responsible, organized, flexible , and self-motivated
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group of volunteers 
  • Completed background check as required by  Kids in Tech and Lowell Public Schools and Boston Public Schools and allowed by law

Your Impact

  • Ability to make a measurable impact on students’ literacy skill development and improve their math and science aptitudes 
  • Requires the learning of new skills and building new relationships
  • Opportunity to serve as a role model for students 
  • Work with a team making strong social connections 

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