YOU CAN HELP: Be somebody’s tutor this school year!

Back-to-school season continues this week. Not too late for you to sign up to provide extra help to kids for whom it will make a world of difference:

(Photos courtesy Invest in Youth)

Looking for a way to give back to your community?

Invest in Youth is a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that provides free tutoring to local elementary students across the city.

Become a tutor this fall! We are looking to pair volunteers with about 100 students at Roxhill Elementary and five schools outside West Seattle (Daniel Bagley Elementary, Madrona K-8, Thurgood Marshall Elementary, Beacon Hill International School).

Tutoring begins the first week of October, runs through May and takes place once every week at each school.

Each tutor is matched with the same student for the whole school year, and the pair works together on things like playing math games, reading stories or working on homework, for one hour each week. Educational materials and activities, training and support, and heartfelt appreciation are provided at every session.

For more information or to apply to be a tutor, please contact Erika Chen at or visit our website.

Can’t commit to the full school year? Become a substitute tutor or share this with your friends who might be interested.

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1 Reply to "YOU CAN HELP: Be somebody's tutor this school year!"

  • Mandy September 6, 2016 (12:34 pm)

    Do you know what times the tutoring would be at Roxhill? It’s not listed on the link and no reference to it on their website. Not sure how to reach out. Thanks!

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