Turning Point is a coordinated specialty care program that serves adolescents and young adults who are experiencing their first psychotic episode. Coordinated Specialty Care is team-based and multi-element. It includes case management, individual/group psychotherapy, supported employment, supported education, family education and support, and low-doses of select antipsychotic agents.
Turning Point is looking for volunteers who can provide one-on-one tutoring in a variety of subjects to Turning Point clients who are still in high school or recently graduated. All clients have had a first episode of psychosis and may have cognitive limits and learning disabilities.
Duties: Assist clients to complete schoolwork and assignments. Provide teaching and guidance in high school level subjects such as algebra, reading/writing, etc.
Commitment: 1-2 days per week during after-school hours during the week.
Location: Northern VA area. The exact location is TBD. Typically tutoring is located at the student's school, library, or Turning Point program offices in Fairfax, VA.
Volunteers will receive proper orientation and instruction before beginning.
Qualifications: College graduate. High school teaching or tutoring experience a plus.
To learn more about Turning Point visit www.prsinc.org.
- General Education
- Literacy / Reading
- Math / Science Instruction
- Teaching / Instruction
- Special Needs
- Reading / Writing
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 1-2 hours per week or every other week
- Between the hours of 3:30-5:30 p.m., Prefer Tuesday or Thursday