General Information

  • Volunteer Opportunities / Responsibilities: Horton’s Kids empowers children growing up in DC’s most under-resourced communities so that they graduate from high school ready for success in college, career, and life. We serve 600 children in grades K-12 and families living in Wellington Park & Stanton Oaks – neighborhoods that have been profoundly impacted by decades of disinvestment and barriers to opportunity.

    Tutors assist the Academics team with implementing our high-intensity literacy curriculum. You will also provide social emotional support by being a consistent adult role model in the students’ lives who they can look up to and lean on for guidance. Every week, you will work with the same small group of students.

    Accepted volunteers are expected to complete background checks and trainings before programs begin. Additionally, all volunteers must be fully vaccinated and submit proof of their vaccination. If you are interested, read the full volunteer requirements and apply on our website:

    If you have any questions or concerns, please to reach out to Kiana Lee, Volunteer Coordinator, via email at
  • Types of Volunteers Needed: individual/adult; individual/college; adult groups of less than 5; adult groups of 6 or more, including corporate teams
  • Hours Needed: business hours during the week; evenings during the week