Thank you for your interest in Breakthrough Houston! We are hiring for the following positions:



Volunteer Essay Coach

We are looking for volunteer College Essay Coaches to virtually help 1-3 high school seniors perfect their college applications by providing feedback on their personal statement and any supplemental essays they may have from March to December 2024. Coaches do not need to have previous college access/counseling experience (although it is welcome!). This opportunity is a great way to build a relationship with an amazing young person and help them navigate a process that can feel really overwhelming.

School Year Student Tutor

As a pioneer in education reform, Breakthrough is more than an organization. We are a nationwide movement, tackling the achievement gap with a groundbreaking approach. Through our summer and school-year programs, we increase academic opportunity for highly motivated, underserved middle-and high school students, putting them on the path to college.

Breakthrough Houston works with highly motivated, historically excluded students in a 10+ year program. BTH is looking for college students or college graduates to support middle school students (7th and 8th grade) in various disciplines: Math, Science, English, Social Studies, Foreign Language. This is a paid position at $15/hour. Normal tutoring commitment is 1-2 hours per week in a virtual setting.