Join Boost! West Oakland to give a child the skills, confidence and hope they need and deserve.
It's fun AND rewarding!
Founded in 1997, the mission of Boost! is to empower West Oakland youth with the skills and confidence needed to become positive contributors to society. Boost! fosters healthy attitudes toward learning and strengthens students' academic performance and self-esteem through individualized One-on-One Tutoring and Mentoring, Field-trips and Family Events. Be part of a program that is fun and fulfilling and where the kids WANT to be. High school students welcomed.
In order to become a tutor, these steps are required:
1) Complete an online application.
2) Attend a New Tutor Orientation at Lafayette Elementary School
3) Please bring a valid ID and auto insurance (if available) to the orientation. Livescan Fingerprinting will be provided on site
4) OUSD requires TB clearance within the last 2 years. You can bring this with you to orientation or provide it as soon as possible after the orientation.