The Minds Matter volunteer experience offers committed and caring individuals the opportunity to belong to a community of service-minded peers as well as the chance to build their leadership skills and carry the organization to new levels each year. More than 600 volunteers from diverse career backgrounds in New York City help Minds Matter achieve its mission each year.
Volunteering for the 2020-21 Academic Year: Applications Now Open!
Minds Matter NYC’s volunteer application is currently open for the 2020-21 academic year!
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until positions are filled. Apply by the priority deadline below to secure your spot!
Program Start Dates
Sophomore Program: January 2021*
Junior Program: October 17, 2020 (Remote for Fall)
Senior Program: September 12, 2020 (Remote for Fall)
*Due to COVID-19, our incoming sophomore class will start in January 2021.
Mentors & Test Prep Instructors – October 2
Writing & Critical Thinking Advisers – August 31
Mentors & Test Prep Instructors—January 2021 Start
Writing & Critical Thinking Advisers—Three Intakes: September 12, October 17 & January 2021
How to Apply
1. Submit your application here.
2. Participate in 30-minute virtual interview.
3. Receive decision within two weeks of interview.
Virtual Information Sessions
Attend an online information session to learn more about our volunteer opportunities!
Please pre-register using the RSVP link below.
Sign-up for a 30-minute virtual coffee chat with a current volunteer. You’ll get to speak to them informally about their experience and ask them any questions you may have at a time that is convenient for you.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org