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


(39.140194,-77.18185)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

640 East Diamond Avenue, Suite BGaithersburg, MD 20877


About

Offer direction, support, and academic guidance to an adolescent student to build his/her self-confidence and improve his/her school experience.

Subject areas include:

  • Middle school level Spanish
  • High School level English, Biology or Geometry
  • Integrated and Applied Physical Science

Key responsibilities include:

  • Attend a new volunteer orientation and interview with the program
  • Attend tutoring sessions as scheduled and on time; notify staff in advance of any absence
  • Provide encouragement and support while assisting an adolescent 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 adolescents
  • No previous teaching or tutoring experience necessary
  • Must have transportation to and from the tutoring site

We ask volunteers to commit to a one-hour session each week, Tuesdays through Fridays from 4:00-6:00pm until the end of the school year.

Volunteers need to be 18 years and older and be fingerprinted for background checks.

Skills

  • Tutoring
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • STEM

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1hr/wk Tuesday-Friday between 4-6pm
  • Orientation, training, fingerprinting for background checks

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