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Tutor Our Study Stars! Virtual Online Tutor in Azusa Needed!

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Community HousingWorks (CHW)

The Running Readers
Who is in the Shed?

Do you want to make a difference in your community during these critical times?

Study Stars is a virtual online reading enhancement program designed to ignite a passion for reading and learning in K-5th grade students. Volunteers will work as reader or homework tutor. You will read stories, lead fun, interactive activities, and more!

Due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, CHW tutors and students are meeting exclusively via remote. The tutor will work with students individually or in small groups in grades K-5 th via video conference and phone.

Tutors are needed between 3pm-6pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and/or Thursday, with the average session lasting approximately 1hr. Ideally, volunteers can set a routine schedule and commit to at least 3 months of service. We will work around your life style and needs, of course!

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Ability to assist students in reading, writing, and mathematics as in their core subjects
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a diverse population.
  • Interact with student participant’s parents(s) and or guardian(s)
  • Energetic, driven, creative, patient and dependable character

Be ready to laugh, have fun, and make a difference in the life of a child. Training and curriculum provided.

Community service letters and references provided upon successful completion of service.

Please visit chworks.org/volunteer to learn more and apply or for more information, please contact Tannia Montesinos at volunteer@chworks.org

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About Community HousingWorks (CHW)


Central Office, 3111 Camino del Rio North, Suite 800, San Diego, CA 92108, US

Mission Statement

"Opportunity begins with a stable home. Community HousingWorks provides and builds life-changing affordable apartments communities with resident-centered services for working families, seniors and people with disabilities to forge strong futures." Founded in 1988, Community HousingWorks (CHW) is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization that develops rehabilitates preserves and operates affordable apartment communities in San Diego and throughout California


Community HousingWorks is a San Diego based non-profit organization that helps people and communities move up in the world through opportunities to Own, Rent, and Achieve.


We believe, with a stable home, powerful tools, and community support, people can move themselves up in the world.

Through our comprehensive programs offered on-site and to the greater community, we proudly serve more than 8,000 people each year.

The Foundation: A Stable Home

For many, a stable home can provide a critical foundation needed to overcome life’s challenges. CHW builds and owns attractive, safe, and sustainable apartment communities in California that people can be proud to call home. Our award-winning apartments give people living on a limited income the chance to:

  • Find home stability
  • Pay an affordable rent
  • Be part of a strong community and access after-school and community programs on site
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 35-45 minutes per week (M-Th) for 3-4 months
  • Live Scan required and reimbursable

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