Be a Volunteer Tutor for a Child Victim of Abuse


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1721 Griffin AvenueLos Angeles, CA 90031


About

Be a Tutor for a Child Victim of Abuse

Project Description: The VIP program offers our child clients (5-18 years old) with tutoring services to assist in their educational success.

Volunteer Role & Responsibilities: Volunteers serve as tutors to the kids in our program providing them with weekly academic help. As a volunteer tutor, you support our clients in building their confidence and achieving their academic goals and aspirations. VIP tutors will:

  • Develop and establish a good rapport with assigned clients.
  • Commit to a client for a one hour weekly tutoring session
  • Work with clients to complete assignments and improve academic skills in a variety of subject areas and grade levels
  • Help clients develop confidence and a positive attitude toward learning.
  • Work with clients to develop study skills and time management techniques.
  • Select materials and approaches that are suitable to the client’s skill level and needs and giving praise when the client is successful.
  • Attend required trainings and meetings as required by VIP staff.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding student work, conversations, and records.

Time Commitment: Volunteers commit to at least one hour a week on a day that matches the volunteer's schedule. Tutoring occurs Monday - Friday between 2:00pm and 7:00pm at the VIP offices. We would like volunteers to commit to at least 6 months; however, the volunteer's schedule may change within that time period.

Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be at least 16 years old
  • Must be Live Scanned for fingerprints through the DOJ/FBI (VIP will conduct the check for volunteers).
  • Volunteers must pass a drug test.
  • Show Proof of clear TB skin test within last 6 months
  • Volunteers must be friendly, reliable, responsible, and trustworthy

Benefits: Help our kids succeed in school;Derive satisfaction from giving back to others; helping to resolve a limiting factor in the life of a client; learn new skills in teaching and tutoring techniques; develop a deeper understanding of different values and lifestyles; fun; increased understanding of working with children and youth; increased understanding of issues facing underserved youth.

Skills

  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • At least 1 hour per week
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