Volunteer Tutor: 1st-8th Grades


Cause Areas


Tue Sep 06, 2016 04:15 PM - Fri May 26, 2017 05:30 PM


904 W. Chapel Hill St.Durham, NC 27701


Program Description: Pioneer Scholars ensures that high potential elementary and middle school students from low-income families fulfill their promise and develop into college-going high school students. The comprehensive out-of-school program consists of academic, character, and leadership components that are systematically delivered through individualized and group programming over the course of each student’s multi-year participation in the program. Volunteer Tutor Primary Job Goal: The Emily Krzyzewski Centerseeks volunteer tutors to educate and inspire elementary and middle school-aged students in one-on-one and small group settings within a highly-structured, Center-based program. Core Job Functions: In collaboration with Emily Krzyzewski Center staff: Establish a relationship built on trust, accountability, and high expectations with the students and Lead Tutor assigned to you. Collaborate with your Lead Tutor to deliver instruction that is engaging and meets the individual academic needs of each student with whom you work. Communicate information about your student’s performance to back to your Lead Tutor. Seek counsel from your Lead Tutor and Emily K staff members when faced with challenges. Commit to consistent and punctual attendance and accessibility by phone or email. Become involved with children in a meaningful and rewarding way! Term/Hours of Service: Volunteer support is needed on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons from 4:15-5:30. We additionally need a small number of volunteers from 3:30-5:30 on these days. Volunteers are expected to make a one or two day per week, "semester-long" commitment during the fall or winter/spring.


  • Tutoring
  • Youth Services
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One or two days per week, M-Th, 4:15-5:30

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