Dayton Metro Library - Homework Helper - Electra C Doren Branch


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Thu Sep 15, 2016 06:00 PM - Thu Dec 08, 2016 07:30 PM


701 Troy St.Dayton, OH 45404


BASIC FUNCTION: This volunteer opportunity is responsible for actively listening and assisting students with their homework or project questions.


1. Assists students with homework and project needs by actively listening and having an open-ended discussion. Reviews homework assignments and provides constructive feedback.

2. Assists students in developing skills in a variety of school subjects and creating a culture of higher learning.

3. Discusses and teaches effective study skills as in, organizing homework, proofreading, using study guides, taking notes from a textbook, and more.

4. Shows students how to use the Library as a tool for research and homework needs.

5. Refers students to Library staff who request assistance on researching Library databases and finding various Library materials within the Library.

6. Shares knowledge and experiences on certain subject matters.

To apply to be a volunteer go to


  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Library Sciences
  • Youth Services
  • Tutoring

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 12
  • 2 hour shift
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