Youth Tutors English/Math/Art Camden Apartments N Minneapolis


(45.039875,-93.28777)
 

Cause Areas

When

Tue Sep 05, 2017 03:15 PM - Fri Jun 01, 2018 06:45 PM

Where

4643 Lyndale Ave NMinneapolis, MN 55412
At Camden Apartments, EMERGE staff and volunteers tutor, mentor and assist formerly homeless children.

About

Overview: If you’re looking to make a difference and have a passion for working with youth, this position may be perfect for you. The Villages afterschool program’s goal is to create pathways leading to success for formerly homeless youth by providing afterschool tutoring for elementary-age youth who reside at the Camden Apartments. Volunteers work with youth either on a one-on-one basis or in small or large group settings.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Tutor children in reading/writing, math/science and or arts & crafts
  • Motivate youth and help them to develop confidence and emotional maturity
  • Lead youth to understand the importance of time management and organization
  • Patiently guide youth to achieve good communication skills
Qualifications:
  • Must have patience and a strong desire to assist youth in their learning objectives
  • Good interpersonal skills (sense of humor is welcomed)
  • Communicate effectively with diverse groups and interact with staff, other volunteers, parents and children in a courteous, tactful and pleasant manner
  • Ability to manage the occasional stressful situation and maintain professional boundaries
  • First aid certified (preferred)
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
Training, Support and Supervision provided by: EMERGE Villages Program Coordinator Benefits:
  • Reap the rewarding feeling of helping a young person successfully journey through the school year
  • Enjoy the ability to learn from youth, and impart your knowledge into our next leaders.

Contact: volunteer@emerge-mn.org or 612-787-3750

Skills

  • Visual Arts
  • Youth Services
  • General Education
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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