Mentor and Tutor — United Way Salt Lake
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Mentor and tutor programs allow you to directly contribute to the long-term success of children and families.

Choose from adult education, after-school programming, elementary reading, junior high and high school math, and more.





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Reading Program


Location: Mill Creek Elementary
About: You'll meet with students for 1 hour to help improve their Reading fluency. Work with the same child every session, commit to the end of the school year!
Days & Times: Volunteer Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs: 9:00 – 10:00 am; 9:30 – 10:30 am; 10:00 – 11:00 am; 10:30 – 11:30 am; 11:00 – 12:00 pm
Commitment: Twice a week, 30 minutes or 1 hour

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Virtual iReady Math Tutoring


Location: Virtual
About: Volunteers will commit to the end of the school year and go through lesson plans with Farnsworth Elementary students via a digital platform.
Days & Times: Volunteer Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs from 9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Commitment: Twice a week, 45 minutes

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After-School Program


Location: Historic Scott School
About: You'll be matched with a student in our afterschool program to help them with their homework, primarily math. Other homework areas are welcomed as well.
Days & Times: Monday-Thursday (with a few exceptions); 3:30-5:30pm
Commitment: 2 hours/week (or more)

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Academic Help


Location: Hser Ner Moo
About: Provide one on one tutoring and homework help with the youth in our program. Volunteers can stay and help facilitate STEM, Art or Rec Activities afterwards.
Days & Times: Monday-Thursday (with a few exceptions); 4pm-5pm
Commitment: 1 hour/week (or more)

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Afterschool Program


Location: Orlene Walker Elementary
About: Assist with afterschool program needs, including academic assistance for K-5th, participation in STEM, recreation and prevention program activities.
Days & Times: Monday - Thursday 3:45pm - 5:30pm and Friday field trips from 1:40pm - 5:45pm
Commitment: 2 hours/week (or more)

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Math & Writing Lab


Location: East High School
About: Provide help to students with problems relating to Math and/or their Writing assignments.
Days & Times: Monday - Thursday; 3:20 - 4:30pm
Commitment: 1 hour/week (or more)

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Math Tutoring


Location: Granite Park Jr. High
About: Volunteers will help students in the classroom with any Math questions. A teacher will be available for help and support at all times.
Days & Times: Volunteers can drop in for 1 hour between Mon - Thurs 8:30am - 2:45pm and Fri 7:50am - 12:30pm.
Commitment: 1 hour/week

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Adult English Class Childcare


Location: East Midvale
About: Many of our immigrant and refugee families attend our Adult English Classes and we're looking for volunteers to help with childcare!
Days & Times: Mon - Thurs 10am - 12pm
Commitment: 2 hours/week (or more)

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Welcome Baby: Home Visitor


Location: Multiple Locations
About: Welcome Baby is a free home visitation program that promotes healthy, happy, and supportive new beginnings for parents, babies, and their family members. Home visitor volunteers visit at least four families monthly to teach them about their baby’s development.
Days & Times: Choose your own schedule
Commitment: 6 months minimum volunteering at least 4 hours per month.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah


Location: Multiple Locations
About: Big Brothers Big Sisters needs dozens of adults to mentor kids of all ages from the community, providing them with an additional role model.
Days & Times: Choose your own schedule
Commitment: 2-3 times a month for 1 year

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Mentoring with Volunteers of America


Location: Multiple Locations
About: Join the Volunteers of America as a mentor for their community-based youth mentoring program to help youth experiencing a variety of risk factors. Mentors and youth do activities such as hiking, visiting museums, learning a new skill together, joining a rec league, etc.
Days & Times: Schedules Vary
Commitment: 1-2 hours a week for 9 months

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Women of the World


Location: Multiple Locations
About: Women of the World is looking for volunteers to help their clients integrate into the community by improving their English skills through conversation-based language.
Days & Times: 12:00 -1:30 pm on your choice of Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday
Commitment: 1.5 hours/week

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