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


(39.141296,-77.181435)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

620 East Diamond Avenue, Suite HGaithersburg, MD 20877


About

Offer direction, support, and academic guidance to an elementary or middle school-age student to build his/her self-confidence and improve his/her school experience. Subject areas include math, reading and writing.

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 the student 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 students
  • 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, Mondays-Thursdays from 3:30-7:00pm.

Volunteers who are 18 years and older will need to 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 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour/week Mondays-Thursdays from 3:30-7:00pm
  • Orientation, training, fingerprinting for background checks if 18 years and older

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