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Volunteer opportunity description

What we do

Harlem Lacrosse (HL) provides school-based, year-round support for our students by placing a full-time staff member at our school sites for each of our programs. Our Program Directors maintain a constant presence in the lives of the students we serve. They are tutors, mentors, and coaches who provide individualized attention and help them reach their full potential. At each program, we provide school-based support; lacrosse practice & games; college trips & partnerships; admissions counseling; service learning and career exploration & mentoring.

What you can do

The tutor will support students by:

  • Working one on one or with individual or small groups of middle school and high school students to increase their skills in Math and English.
  • Assisting individual students to understand SAT concepts and strategies while building their skill sets.
  • Encouraging students to improve in their academic work and behavior and to set goals for their future.

Volunteer tutors will also work with HL staff to monitor progress of students and foster one-on-one relationships with students to nurture confidence and self-respect.




  • High School diploma required.
  • Previous experience working with children and teens is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills required as the volunteer will be interacting directly with students, HL staff, and school teachers.
  • Knowledge of middle and high school Math and English required.
  • All volunteers are required to pass a background check.

Time Commitment: 1-2hrs, weekdays/evenings, Mon-Thurs: 5-8 pm. 

To apply got to: In the subject line put Volunteer Tutor & state subject preference.

Be sure to mention that you found this opportunity on NYC Service website.

Our volunteer needs

We need volunteers who are free at these times


About the organization

Harlem Lacrosse and Leadership

Sheree Trotman
Volunteer Coordinator
347 635 0230
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