Get Involved

Get Involved

Are you interested in working with our highly motivated students? The success of students depends on the support of the community, tutors, instructors, and mentors. There are various ways to get involved with Upward Bound.

Below are the positions that are currently open:

Academic Tutors

Our tutors work with our students (9th to 12th grade) in various subjects that include English, History, Science and Math. These sessions run throughout the academic year (September - June). Sessions are on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4:00 - 6:00pm. If you are interested in applying to be a tutor, please fill out this form. This role is perfect for current college students who want to work during the academic year.

Summer Tutors

Our tutors will be working with our students from the end of June to the end of July. Applicants who are interested must be willing to commit to the whole time frame. The first couple of weeks are spent commuting to CUNY John Jay College and the second half will be at a residential college, where tutors live with the students and staff members. This position is perfect for college students who are looking for a summer internship.

If you have any questions about the positions, please call Curriculum Coordinator, Omar Abdullah at 212-237-8272.