After-School Program

The Tutoring Experience

Tutor in our after-school program, supporting the success of our motivated fifth – eighth graders from underserved communities across San Francisco. We accept applications from adults, college students, high school students, and eighth graders at Breakthrough or SF Day School.

The application process for spring 2022 is now open (links below!) The application is due by January 7, 2022 (SF Day applicants) or January 21, 2022 (all other applicants.) 

The commitment for volunteers this spring is one session per week, beginning the week of February 7, 2022 and running through the week of April 25, 2022 (except for vacation weeks). Our after-school program will run Mon – Thu from 4:30 – 6:30 pm, in-person at SF Day School (350 Masonic Avenue).

In addition, volunteers are required to attend training sessions, take part in a mid-semester check-in conversation, and complete other work as needed. Volunteers high school age and older may apply to teach an elective class during the second hour of the afternoon, instead of tutoring. Volunteers must be fully vaccinated, including a booster as soon as they’re eligible, in order to work with students in-person. (For volunteers college-age or older who prefer to stay virtual, you’re welcome to apply to provide 1:1 virtual academic support to one of our high school students, using the same application.)

Questions about tutoring can be directed to Sara Marcopulos, Breakthrough’s Director of Curriculum and Instruction.


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