Provide In-School Mentoring for Elementary Students










Initiative: Next Generation

Impact area: Children and youth (age 5-18)

Location(s): New Britain

Hours: Weekday mornings and afternoons

Duration: Seasonal (during the school year)

Desired level of commitment: One hour per week

Age requirement: 18

Tasks may include:

  • Helping elementary students develop reading and math skills
  • Sharing interests and hobbies with students
  • Providing emotional encouragement to students
  • Helping students develop their gifts and talents
  • Assisting school staff as needed

In order to volunteer, you should be:

  • A registered UAServe volunteer (you will have a chance to register if you haven't already)
  • Willing to attend an orientation prior to volunteering
  • Willing to complete additional host-site specific paperwork and requirements
  • Open to an ongoing volunteer commitment that works with your schedule
  • Knowledgeable of elementary school academics
  • Friendly
  • Reliable
  • Patient
  • Spanish-speaking skills a plus

A background check will be required to be placed with this volunteer opportunity.


Email Rosa McGuire, Urban Alliance's Volunteer Manager, at


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