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


(39.141445,-77.18224)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

610 E. Diamond AvenueSuite AGaithersburg, MD 20877


About

Offer direction, support, and academic guidance to a student to build their self-confidence and improve their school experience. Several of our programs are looking for tutors to work one-on-one with students in the Gaithersburg and Rockville areas.

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 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 Mondays through Thursdays for an hour between 3:30-7:00pm.

Some programs require volunteers to be 18 and older; others welcome high school students as tutors. Anyone 18+ will need to be fingerprinted for background checks.

Skills

  • Tutoring
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1hr/wk Monday through Thursday, 3:30-7:00pm
  • Orientation, training, fingerprinting for background checks if 18 years and older

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