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A volunteer tutor for United Way of Greater New Bedford will meet either one or two times each week, based on the need of the student. A volunteer tutor provides homework help for students from grades four through 10. Assistance is focused on the subjects of Math and/ or ELA. A tutor will also provide organizational strategies for homework.


A volunteer tutor should be able to speak English or is Bilingual; English and Spanish speakers needed. A tutor should be an effective communicator, flexible, organized, and have the capacity to work with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds and languages. Volunteer tutors are asked to commit to between four and eight hours each month.

The schedule will be determined based on the volunteer's and student's availability.

Anyone interested in this position must consent to and pass a CORI.

Additional Details

- Volunteers must be 18 or older
- Is Not Family-Friendly
- Is Not Outdoors
- Is Wheelchair Accessible

The United Way brings together volunteers, community leaders, and corporate partners to provide quality programs and initiatives that achieve positive results. Its service area, which has a population in excess of 200,000, includes the City of New Bedford and surrounding towns of Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Freetown, Marion, Mattapoisett, Rochester, and Wareham.

The Family Resource & Development Center is located on the third floor at 128 Union Street in New Bedford.

For more information about this volunteer opportunity, please click HERE.

Across Southeastern Massachusetts, non-profit organizations rely on volunteers to build a stronger community and transform neighborhoods.

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