Albany Youth Tutoring Programs


Federal Work-Study Eligible

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

One-on-one tutoring 

Homework assistance

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 or 518-221-0691. The Center is located in the Albany Housing Authority Building, 200 South Pearl Street, Albany.  

Two 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.

Other Mentor/Tutoring Volunteer Opportunities (Not Federal Work Study Eligible)