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Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Kids At Heart program to make a positive impact on a student's life! The Kids At Heart Program provides tutoring and mentoring services for low-income students in grades Kindergarten through 12th grade. Clients can receive virtual tutoring services or in-person tutoring at partnering tutoring sites. Volunteers commit to tutoring one student for a minimum of one hour a week during the academic school year. 

Step 1. Schedule a Phone Interview
Schedule a meeting with the Program Manager, Carla Dorantes, at 619 - 376 - 3513 or, who will walk you through our volunteer opportunities and determine what would be the best fit.

Step 2. Fill Out the Application Form
After meeting with the Program Manager, complete the tutor application form below.

Step 3. Complete the Volunteer Eligibility Steps
Complete a live scan criminal background check and online Mandated Reporter Training.

GENERAL INFORMATION  |  Please complete all required fields*

TUTOR PREFERENCES: UPLIFT matches clients seeking services with the most appropriate volunteer to the best of our ability. This section involves your preferences as a volunteer. Please select all that apply. These preferences are compared to client preferences and are not guaranteed.

Which days of the week are you free for tutoring?
What times are you free for tutoring?
What sujects would you pefer to tutor?
What grade levels would you prefer to tutor?
Would you prefer virtual or in-person tutoring?

VOLUNTEER ELIGIBILITY: UPLIFT collects basic eligibility information required of Youth Service Organizations. All information is confidential and will only be used to determine suitability to volunteer as a tutor for the Kids At Heart Program.

Have you ever been convicted of a felony?

DEMOGRAPHICS: All demographic information collected is only used in aggregate for reporting purposes at the request of grants and funders. UPLIFT, and by extension partnering organizations, shall not discriminate against volunteers, clients, and staff on the basis of formal education, experience, race, color, national origin, limited English proficiency, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, or military service.

Are you part of the LGBTQIA+ community?

VOLUNTEER TERMS OF SERVICE: Please check each box corresponding to each statement, agreeing to the UPLIFT Volunteer Terms of Service, and provide an electronic signature.

I agree to the following:

e-Signature: Click and drag mouse to sign on desktop. Use finger to sign on mobile.

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