Build a student's self-confidence. Be a tutor!


(39.14363,-77.19171)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Gaithersburg Elementary School Linkages program35 N. Summit Ave.Gaithersburg, MD 20877


About

Offer direction, support, and academic guidance to a student to build their self-confidence and improve their school experience. We will match you with a student from the Linkages to Learning program at Gaithersburg Elementary School.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Attend an interview/orientation
  • Attend tutoring sessions as scheduled and on time; notify staff in advance of any absence
  • Provide encouragement and support while assisting a child through the learning process
  • Provide instruction in good study habits
  • Observe confidentiality at all times
  • Keep staff informed about your tutoring experience, job assignments, or any concerns you may have

Qualifications:

  • Sensitive and adaptable to student needs
  • Acceptance of cultural, economic, and familial differences
  • Enthusiasm for working with children
  • Commitment to creating a stable, consistent environment for children living in potentially unstable environments
  • No previous teaching or tutoring experience necessary
  • Must have transportation to and from the tutoring site

We ask volunteers to commit to one session per week on Monday or Wednesday from 3:30-5:00pm. Tutors must be at least 18 years old. All volunteer tutors must be fingerprinted for background checks.

Skills

  • Tutoring
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hr/wk Monday or Wednesday, 3:30-5:00pm
  • Orientation, training, fingerprinting for background checks
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