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Summer Tutoring Volunteers needed. IN-PERSON. Help children improve their skills.

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ORGANIZATION: St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 175 people are interested
Children's Tutoring

Summer Program planning to be IN-PERSON.

On top of the challenges created by inequality and poverty, COVID-19 is compounding what our students have to contend with to learn and better themselves and their situations.
Our FREE programs are designed to break through the barriers to education that many residents in our area face. Will you help our students?
Children in our Program improve on average between half to a full grade level per semester.

Volunteers act as one-on-one tutors for children in grades 1-5.

Tasks will include reading with a child and helping them with basic math.
Our curriculum focuses on math, reading, and language arts.
Volunteers must be vaccinated.

If COVID numbers are too high- it will be remote-
The Children use an online learning platform that volunteers will assist them with during the tutoring sessions.
Any other lessons, worksheets, learning games, and materials are prepared by staff and ready for the volunteer tutor and student to work on together.
We tutor through Zoom, currently, due to COVID-19.

The Children's Summer Tutoring Program runs from 10 am to 6:00 pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Tutoring sessions are 1 hour long and each child is scheduled for 2 sessions a week.

We hope volunteers can work at least once a week with a child but are open to discussing other schedules.

We continually accept volunteers. All experience levels are welcome, we will provide orientation/training.
Volunteer to help us provide FREE basic skill-building and academic enhancement to at-risk children.

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Completed volunteer application
  • Valid photo I.D.
  • Background check clearance
  • DHHS clearance
Online Application here-
https://www.svsfcenter.org/how-to-help/volunteer/

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About St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center

Location:

16800 Trinity Street, Detroit, MI 48219, US

Mission Statement

We offer services to the community through basic skill-building and academic enhancement for at-risk children and adults. These programs are designed to help build self-sufficiency skills for academic and employment success, personal achievement and dignity. Our programs are designed to break through the barriers to education that many residents in our area face.

Description

The St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center continues it's long tradition of service and dedication to those in need by providing programs focused on educational growth and skill development for children and adults.

We offer: Free GED Tutoring for Adults and free After-School and Summer Tutoring for Children.

We have multiple locations for our GED Tutoring Program-

Main Campus, NW Detroit- corner of Burt Rd. and Grand River

20900 Grand River Ave., Detroit 48219 (Children's Program at Main Campus Only)


East Side Campus, N.S.O.- Harper-Gratiot Service Center

9641 Harper Ave., Detroit 48213


Central Campus, Focus Hope- Oakman and Linwood

1200 Oakman Boulevard, MTI Building, Detroit 48238

Downtown Campus, Wayne Metro- Woodward and Grand Blvd.

7310 Woodward, 8th Floor, Detroit, 48202


CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Education & Literacy

WHEN

Tue Jul 12, 2022 - Thu Jul 28, 2022
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

WHERE

16865 Burt Rd.Detroit, MI 48219

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • General Education
  • Child Development
  • Mathematics
  • Mentoring
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Once a week for a trimester (about 3 months), ideally but open to other schedules
  • Special group volunteering days are available

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