Explorers interested in impactful work with children through academic and social support programs have the opportunity to join a tutoring and mentoring program at La Salle. These service groups allow Explorers to engage with future generations and members of the Philadelphia community while also having fun and sharpening communication and collaboration skills.
About: Neighborhood Tutoring is a tutoring and mentoring program that assists children in grades K-8 in the surrounding community with homework and spends some time with recreational activities.
Mission Statement: Neighborhood Tutoring seeks to instill appropriate academic skills, while promoting positive moral values to children from the surrounding area. Our tutors form lasting, one-on-one relationships with their tutees by acting as mentors. Neighborhood Tutoring is a student-run volunteer organization housed under the University Ministry and Service F.O.C.U.S. program.
Mission Statement: The mission of the group is to get young kids in the neighborhood to channel their energies into recreational and athletic programs. PAL is a mentoring program that works with the Philadelphia Police Athletic League-Logan center weekly.
About: TEAM (Teaching, Empowering, and Mentoring) Lasallians is a service group that mentors and tutors three times a week at two specialized La Salle middle schools: La Salle Academy and Brother Rousseau Academy in Philadelphia, and the DePaul school in nearby Germantown.
Mission Statement:In the tradition of St. John Baptiste de La Salle we, as students, advocate for and promote education in our community through actively teaching, empowering, and mentoring students throughout the Philadelphia area.