Homework Helpers for Elementary Students (Lkld - Sleepy Hill Elem)


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


Parent Resource Ctr - Sleepy Hill Elementary2285 Sleepy Hill Rd.Lakeland, FL 33810


Think back. Do you remember . . . as we have all been there . . . the day when after trying and trying to learn a concept - (tie your shoe, pronounce a word, understand a story or a math equation), with a little help from someone - - it finally clicked and at last you mastered it? What a great feeling! Homework Helpers get to make a difference in the lives of elementary students by helping them master a skill/concept for which they may be experiencing a little challenge.

  • Choose Monday and/or Thursday afternoons from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. in the school's Parent Resource Center.
  • You will only be asked to help in subject matters for which you feel comfortable assisting.
  • Homework Helpers range in age from 16 - adult and should have advanced in school into high school or higher.
  • While retired educators and education majors are welcome, professional training/education is not a requirement.

Also a great assignment for adults whose employers provide paid leave time to volunteer to assist students. Students still in high school will need a faculty recommendation from your school. For Adults who are not already approved as a Polk School District volunteer, there is a nominal fee for conducting the Florida required background screen (only $25 - compared to the $75 fee paid by those not serving in schools). Let's help our Polk childeren to improve in their studies!


  • Tutoring
  • General Education
  • Teaching / Instruction

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • 3:00 p.m. - 6 p.m. Mondays and/or Thursdays

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