Thank you for your interest in our tutoring program.  More than 24,000 students enrolled in Massachusetts public schools are identified as homeless. Our mission is to provide tutoring, mentoring and school supplies to help keep these students on track academically during times of hardship and uncertainty. 

Our volunteer tutors come from a variety of backgrounds and professions, and range in age from young adults to retirees.  Tutors are paired with one student (in grades K - 12) to work consistently with that student for at least one hour a week for at least a full-term.  Some tutors opt to volunteer for two one-hour sessions each week and most continue beyond a semester.  Tutoring follows the public school year and runs evenings Monday - Thursday.  

We provide free training and educational workshops throughout the semester, and each of our 18 tutoring site locations is managed by a SOWMA site coordinator.   Tutors help with homework, school projects and self-confidence.  Our aim is for each child to feel valued and to reach his or her potential.  

Tutors must be 18-years-old to tutor independently; otherwise those ages 14 - 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Our tutoring site locations include Brockton, Middleboro, Dorchester, Taunton, Plymouth/Kingston, Norwell, Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Weymouth and Stoughton.  

WE PROVIDE free TRAINING AND SEMINARS 

trainings take place at SOWMA headquarters
100 laurel street, suite 121, e. bridgewater, ma 02333

NEXT TUTOR TRAINING SESSION


tues., JANUARY 7, 2020
6 - 8 p.m.

Sat., JANUARY 11, 2020
9 - 11 a.m.




to rsvp or FOR MORE INFORMATION contact
Lynn McManus 
education director
at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

TUTOR Requirements & ONLINE APPLICATION 

  • Tutors must fill out this online application and complete an orientation and training. 
  • Once trained, you will be matched with a student at a program site located in one the following communities:  Brockton, Middleboro, Dorchester, Taunton, Plymouth/Kingston, Norwell, Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Weymouth and Stoughton.  

commitment 

We ask volunteer tutors to commit to a minimum of one term (see term dates below).  It is important to us that tutors honor their time commitment (one hour a week for at least a full term) so that students can be assured reliable and consistent support. 

  • TERM ONE:  September  - December  
  • TERM TWO:  January  – June  


For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 508-587-9091.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN MAKING A DIFFERENCE!

ONE CHILD AT A TIME! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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School on Wheels - MA
100 Laurel Street
Suite 121
East Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02333

508.587.9091

Federal Tax ID 20-1020880
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