Other teaching opportunities

Teaching as a Career

ESP is not a professional teaching program in any way, but if you're interested in education as a career, here are some potentially useful links:

Massachusetts teacher certification
Boston University School of Education
The American Museum of Natural History offers a live-in Masters' program in teaching earth and space science.

Other opportunities to teach and tutor

In addition to the teaching opportunities listed below, we have created a new mailing list for teaching opportunities, that you are welcome to opt-in to. This email list is going to receive advertisements about teaching opportunities from both inside and outside of ESP, so if you are interested, sign up here.

Learning Unlimited
527 Franklin Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
1.617.379.0178 (phone)
Learning Unlimited harnesses the limitless energy of college students and other volunteers to create high-energy, deep, and fun learning experiences for middle and high school students. Our member groups are located at colleges and universities across the United States, where they host one-day extravaganzas to expose students to a variety of fun topics, multi-week in-depth programs to explore interesting and advanced material in more detail, AP courses for those in schools that do not offer them, low-cost SAT Preparation courses, and more.

ABCD Learning Works
19 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
1.617.357.6000 (phone)
1.617.956.0899 (fax)
ABCD, Inc. (Action for Boston Community Development) is a private non-profit human services agency providing opportunities for upward mobility to hundreds of thousands of Greater Boston residents through innovative, quality programs and services since 1962. Volunteer tutors at LearningWorks support their Adult Basic Education and GED programs.

Boston Partners in Education
44 Farnsworth St
Boston, MA 02210
617.451.6145 (phone)
617.482.0617 (fax)
Helping students in the Boston Public Schools gain the academic skills they need to become successful learners. Volunteer as a tutor, mentor, speaker, or classroom assistant.

Boston Scholars Program
75 Federal St, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
1.617.956.0216 (phone)
The mission of the Boston Scholars Program is to open doors for disadvantaged youths through mentoring and educational advocacy. We achieve our mission by pairing our scholars with volunteer mentors from the Boston professional community who share similar academic and professional interests, and also by providing support services including tutoring, college preparation and scholarships to our students and families.

Cambridge Community Services
99 Bishop Allen Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
617.876.5214 (phone)
617.876.8187 (fax)
Mentors and tutors needed for immigrant youth. The Mentor Marketplace of Cambridge Community Services is currently recruiting volunteers to serve as mentors and tutors for a diverse group of high school youth in the agency's City Links program and at the International Student and Family Center of the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.

Citizen Schools
Children's Wharf
308 Congress Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
617.695.2300 ext. 158 (phone)
617.695.2367 (fax)
Share your passion with middle school youth. Become a Citizen Teacher! Citizen Schools is a national nonprofit that partners with middle schools to expand the learning day and increase opportunities for low-income children. We are currently recruiting 10,000 scientists, engineers and STEM students and enthusiasts in Massachusetts and across the country to lead 12-week hands-on apprenticeship courses that build students' skills and fuel their imaginations. Volunteers would work with a group of 15 students for 90 minutes each week, with a trained staff member to support you in the classroom at one of our Boston, Revere or New Bedford schools. We have curriculum for you to choose from, or we’d work with you to design your own. Click “I want to Learn More” here if you’re interested in getting involved or would like to learn more about whether this is the right volunteer opportunity for you. Our students need your mind, passion and expertise in the classroom one afternoon a week. What will you teach?

English at Large
400 High Street
Medford, MA 02155
1.781.395.2374 (phone)
1.781.395.3281 (fax)
The mission of the English at Large is to assist adults in acquiring basic literacy in English. This organization provides free, individual and small group tutoring to adults who are native speakers of English and are not literate, as well as those adults who are learning English as another language.

11 Avenue de Lafayette
Boston, MA 02111
1.877.426.8056 (phone)
1.877.426.2167 (teletypewriter)
Elderhostel, a not-for-profit organization, is the nation's first and the world's largest educational and travel organization for older adults. From tutoring school children in China to building homes in Guatamala to assisting with dolphin research in Midway or Peru, Service Programs offer you the chance to put your time and energy to work for worthy causes.

Jamaica Plain Adult Learning Program
144 McBride Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
1.617.635.5201 (phone)
1.617.635.5081 (fax)
The Adult Learning Program of the Jamaica Plain Community Centers is a community-based adult education program dedicated to the empowerment of adults in advocating for themselves, their families and their communities through the provision of free basic education, ESOL and high school diploma programs.

New England Seacoast Institute
332 Nahant Road, Box 212
Nahant, MA 01908
781.223.7165 (phone)
781.324.0941 (fax)
NESI teaches hands-on marine science to kids of all ages.

Last modified on Nov. 12, 2015 at 04:41 p.m.