Homework Help Volunteer


Cause Areas


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133-01 41st RoadFlushing, Queens, NY 11355


Volunteer Opportunity

Title: Homework Help Volunteer

Program: Academic Enrichment & Support


Volunteer Impact: Homework Help volunteers provide academic support to small groups of BCNY members of various ages ensuring that members complete their homework and use good study skills.


  • Manage small groups of boys during drop-in 'Homework Help’ sessions and in study halls
  • Provide academic support in English, Language Arts, or Math for students in K-12
  • Help members answer specific questions, keep members focused and on task, as well as reinforce necessary basic learning skills as needed
  • Observe and refer individual members in need of further assistance to the Educational Director for additional support
  • Assist in the implementation of classroom curriculum and weekly lesson plans as needed
  • Follow designated schedule and curriculum with routine for students
  • Support the determination of the ongoing needs and interests of members and parents and review/revise programs to meet their needs


  • Education, Social Work, Psychology, English, and other highly relevant majors are encouraged to apply
  • Interest in pursuing a career working with or instructing youth are also encouraged to apply
  • Commit to sharing knowledge and contributing to youth and community development
  • Willing and able to share experience and serve as a role model and mentor
  • Knowledge of NYC standards is a plus

Skills Gained

  • Classroom Management
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Lesson Design
  • Partnership Building
  • Problem Solving



Explorer (6-9), Junior (10-13), & Seniors (14-20)

Competencies Needed:

  • Design
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Planning/Organizing
  • Quality Management

How to Apply:

  • Online at BCNY’s website: bcny.org
  • By email: volunteer@bcny.org
  • In person at any clubhouse (see location)


Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
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