(37.311417,-121.84092)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

880 Tully RdSan Jose, CA 95111
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About

Help local school children with their homework and foster their ability to succeed in school. Watch their confidence build as they master their homework at the Library.

Typical day/task
  • Help young students with their homework in a range of subjects - reading, writing, math, social studies, and science
  • Coach students in groups of one to four
  • Assist with enrichment activities with those students who have completed their homework
  • Assist with administrative tasks such as record keeping

Requirements:

  • Experience or interest working with youth
  • Strong oral communication skills a must
  • Dependable, patient, and flexible
  • Second language ability a plus, but not required
  • Fingerprint clearance required for volunteers age 18 and over
Commitment:
  • Homework Tutors are needed on Tuesdays-Thursdays from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm starting Tuesday, August 28th, 2018, for minimum of 1 semester during the school year.
  • This opportunity is open to volunteers ages 13 and up.
  • Homework Coaches need to commit to two hours a week, two days per month for six months

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

Kids

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • Tuesdays - Thursdays, 4-5 PM
  • Fingerprinting required for 18 and above

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