Tuesdays and/or Thursdays
Purpose: To make a difference in the lives of at-risk children in a diverse multicultural setting and provide tutoring for homework help, reading and enrichment activities for students needing educational support.
Position Summary: Provide general support for the Homework Club administered by Feed Lake Highlands. This position focuses on establishing relationships with a specific grade level group of students from low income families. Most of the children are members of Spanish speaking families. All volunteer positions are expected to support the creation of "community" through development of positive, cooperative relationships with students, their families and other volunteers.
Primary Roles and Responsibilities:
Assist with room set-up of tables, chairs and snacks.
Greet students and assist with name tags and table location.
Sit at a grade level table (Kdg-5) and help students with homework assignments.
Play board games with students.
Read with students using guided, leveled readers.
Help with general clean-up - empty trash, reset tables and chairs, wipe down counters, vacuum and sweep.
Maintain accurate student attendance records.
Assist in the implementation of the discipline protocol.
Attend 2 team meetings per year.
Perform other duties as needed.
Enjoy working with children.
Friendly, enjoy talking with children, smiles easily, patient and understanding.
Willing to learn and teach new games.
Work well as part of a team.
Self-motivated, enthusiastic and positive outlook.
Must pass a Lake Highlands UMC background check if over age 18
Bilingual skills are a plus!
Tuesday and/or Thursday shifts - 2:45pm - 5:15pm
September - May
The program follows the RISD school calendar.
Training is provided.
- General Education
- Literacy / Reading
- Math / Science Instruction
- Reading / Writing
- English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- Tuesdays and/or Thursday shifts; September - May