Give an hour or two a week to help teach a child to read. 
Soar Detroit is dedicated to providing literacy tutoring to kids in Detroit to foster life-changing relationships and help kids flourish. Volunteers play a crucial role in helping us meet our mission. We are grateful for your involvement and willingness to help Detroit's youth. 

Sign up to impact a child's life.

In light of the continued COVID 19 pandemic, Soar Detroit will begin the 21-22 school year with online tutoring only. We will consider resuming some in-person tutoring during the Winter or Spring Terms if the public health situation warrants.


Mentor Requirements: 


  • Laptop or desktop computer with webcam and audio

  • Reliable Internet Connection 

  • General Computer Skills and Familiarity with Windows Office and Video Conferencing 

  • Online mentors must be age 18 or older

What you need to know...

Who can mentor?

Anyone 18 years or older who wants to make a difference in a child's life and can read.

Who will I mentor?

Kids in Detroit who are behind in their reading and need a little extra help.

What's the commitment?

An hour per week, now through May. It's a huge commitment, but even bigger results!

When & where will I mentor?

We're offering remote tutoring only for the 21-22 school year. Mentor online from your home or office.

How do I sign up?

Complete the registration form. We'll notify you about upcoming training sessions. A background check, which may include fingerprinting, will be required before you begin working with a student, but you will not be charged for it.