Break the Cycle of Homelessness and Poverty: Homework Support in Concord

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Contra Costa Interfaith Housing

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Help Children Break the Cycle of Poverty Through Education!

CCIH believes that education provides the path out of poverty and homelessness. Two hours a day, volunteer tutors work with formerly homeless and/or poverty-impacted children in need of help with their homework and school projects.

Onsite academic coordinators work with volunteers to maximize their effectiveness. Since the children's school performance is monitored very closely, staff and volunteers are able to provide ongoing assistance in meeting the student's academic needs. CCIH's volunteer pool is diverse, including mature high school students, retirees and working professionals.

Volunteers need to be able to be available one day a week, Monday through Thursday, 3-5:30PM for the duration of the school year. Volunteers should be mature, enthusiastic, dependable, patient, flexible and independent. Experience in working with youth as well as tutoring reading and math is and understanding of the Spanish language is a plus (but not required). Adult volunteers need to pass a criminal background check and TB test.

Apply here: www.ccinterfaithhousing.org/volunteer

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About Contra Costa Interfaith Housing

Location:

399 Taylor Blvd, Suite 115, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523, US

Mission Statement

Founded in 1997, the mission of Contra Costa Interfaith Housing (CCIH) is to provide permanent, affordable housing and vital support services to homeless and at-risk families and individuals in Contra Costa County.

Description

CCIH partners with affordable housing developers to provide a combination of housing that is affordable to extremely low income Contra Costa residents and on-site support services that help to stabilize and build self-sufficiency. Our programs are evidence-based and achieve positive, measurable impacts.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Lakeside Apartments1897 Oakmead DriveConcord, CA 94520

(37.96889,-122.03329)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Mathematics

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a week, 2.5 hours a day
  • Academic year commitment

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