CITY ACADEMY. 4175 N. Kingshighway, 63115. http://www.independentschools.org After school tutors for first through sixth graders are needed from 4-5:00 pm. Twice a week would be best. 314.382.0085

GIRLS, INC.-- http://www.girlsincstl.org/html/ 3801 Nelson Drive St. Louis, Missouri 63121 “Inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold” Their after-school program hours are Monday through Friday, 2pm to 6pm, with late evening and weekend programs as announced. During this program, members have time to complete homework, as well as structured free-time. The after school program usually corresponds with the Normandy School District’s (at 3801 Nelson) and St. Louis Public School District’s (at 1210 Locust) calendar years. .phone: (314) 385-8088

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE -- http://www.iistl.org/ This agency helps immigrants and refugees coming to the St. Louis area by helping them learn English and by offering a wide variety of services. Volunteers can help in the teaching and practicing of English with adult immigrants. Operates all summer. Call the coordinator of the English as a Second Language(ESL) program. 314.773.9090

KIDS PLACE -- http://www.kidsplace.org University United Methodist 6901 Washington Ave. MO 63130 Kids Place provides a safe and nurturing after-school experience that includes nutrition and mentoring at no cost to families of at-risk children in the Delmar-Harvard neighborhood in University City. The program operates on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-7:30 p.m. A snack is served each day and dinner is served on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Kids Place offers a one to two-week full day free summer camp during August. The camp is intentionally offered after summer school is completed so as not to interfere with the children’s continued academic achievement during the summer. (314)863-8055

LITERACY COUNCIL OF GREATER ST. LOUIS -- Main office, 2635 Gravois. http://www.ymcastlouis.org/literacy Change someone's life by teaching them to read. 2 hour orientation class and 12 hour basic certification course required. Twice a week commitment for one year preferred. Several tutoring centers in St. Louis. Call: 314.776.7102.

LOYOLA ACADEMY OF ST. LOUIS. 3854 Washington Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63108. http://www.loyolaacademy.org/ This college prep school serves middle school aged boys living in low to moderate income families. The school sponsors an after school program from 2:20 – 4:00 and/or 4:00 – 5:40pm, Monday through Friday; this program includes art, music, athletics, and study hall. They would like a one day per week commitment. Call: 314.531.9091. fax 314.531.3603

LYDIA'S HOUSE -- http://www.lydiashouse.org. Provides shelter, education and other support services for women and their children who are victims of domestic violence. Volunteers needed to watch the children while their mothers take classes, etc. The locations are undisclosed to protect the residents. Male and female volunteers are welcome. Call about volunteer opportunities: 314.771.4411

MATHEWS DICKEY BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB -- http://www.mathews-dickey.com 4245 N. Kingshighway (off I-70). Operates all summer, from 8 am - 4 pm. Very flexible in working out volunteer time (all week, once per week, etc.) Can use any talent you have: tutoring, sports, dance, crafts, etc Call volunteer coordinator: 314.382.5952.

MO. SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND-- 3815 Magnolia, south St. Louis. http://www.msb.k12.mo.us.Volunteers must be 16+ and undergo a background check. After school positions as teacher aides are available. School is in session from 8;30 am until 3:30 pm. They also need help in their summer programs. Call: 314.776.4320.

SUCCEEDING WITH READING -- http://www.accessacademies.org/ The ACCESS Academies Reading Program, is looking for 11th and 12th grade students from area high schools to serve as tutors in a unique, successful, and innovative reading and writing program. This program is in its fourth year and has seen low income students from the city gain significant ground in reading skills. Additionally, it has done much to inspire youth to read and write for fun. Classes are held every Saturday during the school year. Each class has thirteen fourth and fifth grade students and will be taught be a high quality lead teacher and reading specialist. Two tutors will split the duties of one classroom, meaning that tutors will be responsible for working 15 Saturdays this school year. The program is held at three sites for two hours at each site—one site in the morning, one at midday and one in the afternoon. If interested please contact Josh Goldman at 314-602-8454.