Volunteer Opportunities


Prospect Hill Academy is always looking for volunteers to support the school’s students, faculty, and administration.  There are various volunteer opportunities that range widely in terms of time commitment, volunteer interest, students’ age groups, and required expertise.  Opportunities include, but are not limited to:

Early Childhood Campus (grades K-3):

  • After-school program support: Assist a teacher in a project based after-school course for one or several afternoons per week.
  • Homework help: Help our struggling students with homework assignments after school.
  • Library support: Assist our young readers with finding books they love, read to students, and help the librarian keep the library organized.

Upper Elementary Campus (grades 4-6):

  • After-school program support: Assist a teacher in a project-based after-school course for one or several afternoons per week.
  • Homework help: Help our struggling students with homework assignments after school.
  • Artist in residence: Share your expertise and talent with our students by participating in an arts, performing arts, or music class.
  • Host an "Opportunity Day" at your workplace or university to get students inspired about possible career paths.

Upper School Campus (grades 7-12):

  • Tutors for writing, science, and math.
  • Mentors for a student for his/her Senior Research Project: Mentorships vary in subjects and range from weekly interaction to monthly email consultation and one-time expert advice.
  • Judges for student presentations and/or exhibitions: In May and June of every year, students publicly present their work in front of a jury.
  • Experts in the classroom: Share your expertise in science, art, or music with a class at our school or invite a group of students to your workplace.
  • Partners for Enrichment Term: Involve our students in a community service learning project at your organization.

Administration / Governance:

  • Board of Trustees: The school’s governing body is always looking to engage qualified and dedicated individuals who can apply their given expertise to current initiatives.  Individuals may join one of the five subcommittees: Academic Affairs, Development, Finance, Governance, and Human Resources. Younger individuals may also join the Young Professionals Advisory Board, an advisory board of emerging Boston-area leaders.
  • Internships are available in development and other school leadership areas.
  • Proofread and edit school documents that have already been translated into Haitian Creole, Portuguese, and Spanish using Google Translator.
Please contact Anja Bresler, Director of External Relations, at abresler@prospecthillacademy.org to learn more about volunteer opportunities and other ways to support Prospect Hill Academy Charter School.