To provide one-on-one weekly tutoring for each elementary student twice a week, ensuring each student succeeds in school.

Role & Traits

  • At least a junior in high school or older
  • Caring, nurturing, compassionate spirit
  • Sensitivity to the needs of children who are struggling with basic academic principles
  • Sensitivity to the needs of students from a different racial or cultural backgrounds and carrying the burden of poverty
  • Able to set and maintain healthy boundaries for self and the student


Tutor a student in elementary school (1st-5th grades) a minimum of once per week (a student may be assigned two tutors).

  • Monday through Thursday at 4:15-5:30 p.m. from September through May
  • Start and end dates will be determined at the beginning of each school year
  • Tutoring sessions are not scheduled during school holidays

Getting Started

All volunteers are required to complete the OCM Application and Screening procedures. This includes:

  • Complete the Volunteer Application, including three references
  • Interview with the OCM Director of Volunteer Service
  • Complete the fingerprinting and background check