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HERO Volunteer

Here Everyone Reaches Optimal Outcomes (HERO) is an ARP ESSER program under the Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium (MAEC), funded through the Maryland State Department of Education. The HERO Volunteer will assist in the development and implementation of the operations of the after-school program for youth in HERO. The HERO Volunteer will report to the HERO Site Coordinator. The program will serve 45 students ranging from grades 6-8 at Buck Lodge Middle School in Adelphi, MD. Note – This is an unpaid volunteer position, with hours from 3:30-5:30 p.m. EST on Monday through Thursday with a time commitment of at least 1, 2 hour day per week. Due to the potential of school building closures due to COVID-19, the after-school program may be held on a virtual platform, so the schedule and hours are subject to change. We will continue to monitor Prince George’s County Public School systems. This is a non-academic year-long position with the possibility of extension.


Homework Support/Tutoring

  • Provides one-to-one or small group homework assistance for students in 6-8 grade.
  • Assist students with independent reading.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Program Support

  • Support academic and enrichment staff with the implementation of activities.
  • Engage with HERO students.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Experience working with children or youth.
  • English-Spanish bilingual is preferred but not required.


  • Access to a stable internet connection.

Job Type: Volunteer
Pay: unpaid
Work Location: In person, Buck Lodge Middle School in Adelphi, MD
Reports to: HERO Site Coordinator

Please email a tailored cover letter and resume, in PDF form, to


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