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Mon Aug 01, 2016 03:30 PM - Thu Oct 26, 2017 06:30 PM


405 HelenaLos Alamos, CA 93440


Volunteer Tutor: Homework Help

Santa Maria Public Library System is seeking volunteer tutors to provide homework help in our library Homework Help Centers. The ideal volunteer will have a background in elementary education or tutoring grade school children, and experience with computers and tablets. Duties will include assisting children in grades K-6 with homework assignments, some of which may require using programs and apps on computers and tablets. Schedule will be 3-6 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday at the Los Alamos Branch. Live Scan fingerprinting is required, and will be scheduled by the volunteer coordinator. A commitment to one year of volunteer service is desired. Training will be provided.


  • Background in education or tutoring

  • Experience with computers and tablets

  • Experience using the library catalog and collection

  • Ability to commit to one year of volunteer work desired

  • Pass Live Scan fingerprinting


  • Assist K-6 students with homework assignments

  • Help students with use of computers, apps and library resources to complete schoolwork

  • Work 3-6 pm during weekdays Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday


  • Mathematics
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Youth Services
  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • At least one year
  • Patience, maturity, and skill working with children. Bilingual Spanish/English
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