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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.

What you need to know...

Who can mentor?

Anyone who wants to make a difference in a child's life. Remote mentors must be 18 years+. In-person mentors must be 14 years+.

Who will I mentor?

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

What's the commitment?

At least 1 hour per week through May. It’s a small commitment that yields huge results.

When & where will I mentor?

Soar will offer in-person and remote tutoring during the 22-23 school year. Sit with a student, or mentor online via Zoom from your home or office.
In-person mentors will need to follow Soar’s COVID prevention policy

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.

In light of the continued COVID 19 pandemic, Soar Detroit will begin the 22-23 school year with both in-person and remote tutoring. 


Remote 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

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