The Diversity Office is
committed to locating and sustaining local educational tutoring opportunities
for our law students to work with children in the City of Albany. The Office
coordinates pipeline efforts to engage our students in supporting local reading
and literacy programs for youth in grades 1 through 8. These programs are
federal work-study eligible educational programs; therefore students may
complete paperwork with our Financial Aid Office to receive a $12 per hour
salary. Positions are posted on our Career
Services Manager (CSM).
NAACP Rosa Parks Education Academy (Saturdays only; 10 a.m.
- 2 p.m.)
What is the Rosa Parks Literacy Academy and how will it benefit
me? We "Bridge the reading Gap" between the reading level of where
a student is and where they are suppose to be according to their age and grade.
Improve reading skills using "Read Naturally" software
Mentoring students in grades 3 thru 8
How to participate? Commit to being dedicated to the
program and invested in the youth and plan to tutor at least two Saturday
sessions per month. Questions may be directed to director of the program, Leroy
Graham, at firstname.lastname@example.org or
518-221-0691. The Center is located in the Albany Housing Authority Building,
200 South Pearl Street, Albany.
Together Program Two Together is a non profit, after-school
literacy program for elementary school children, grades 1 through 6 in Albany's
South End. Tutors provide one-on-one reading, writing and homework help to
students in one of Albany's most disadvantaged neighborhoods. Salary: $12 per
hour for federal work-study eligible law students.
For more information on tutoring as a work-study position, contact Andrea Wedler, Director of
Financial Aid, or Pershia Wilkins,
Director of Diversity.
Mentor/Tutoring Volunteer Opportunities (Not Federal Work Study