Share your interest in Youth Education by becoming part of the Horizons Albuquerque Tutoring Program

Horizons Albuquerque Tutoring at Explora
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
September 2019 - May 2020/multiple tutoring sessions will be available
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

This volunteer opportunity is to support the Horizons Albuquerque tutoring program during the regular school year for 1st - 9th grade students, a minimum of once per week, with focus on Reading and Math. We expect writing and science will also be supported at some level. For more general Horizons info please visit:

Horizons is a nationally recognized academic enrichment program that addresses the achievement gap and summer learning loss for public school students from low-income families that qualify under the federal income guidelines for free or reduced lunch. Horizons Albuquerque, an affiliate of Horizons National, is partnering with a number of APS schools. The program is grounded with a six-week summer school session and is supplemented with family engagement workshops and after school tutoring/enrichment sessions throughout the school year.

Areas of Interest: 
Education and Literacy
Great for: 
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

This program directly benefits 1st - 9th grade APS Students that are part of the Horizons Albuquerque Summer Sessions program (2019 summer enrollment was 144 total students ).

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Is This a Group Opportunity?: 
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

Horizons Albuquerque will provide the location and materials. Horizons/EXPLORA will cover costs for any required tutor background checks (for volunteers 18 years or older).

Additional Requirements: 

We have had very successful tutors from various nonprofits, clubs, high school interns, retired classroom teachers, current education students not yet teaching in a classroom and many others in the community.

Last Updated: Dec 8 2019
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The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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