Tutor Youth After School - Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula


(37.47606,-122.1659)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

401 Pierce RoadMenlo Park, CA 94025


About

DESCRIPTION: One on one tutoring with the aim of helping children to develop useful study habits and critical thinking skills in a given subject. Encourage children to succeed not just now, but also in their future. Provide the example of a model student. Most of all, show them learning is fun, and worthwhile.

WHY VOLUNTEER?

The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula (BGCP) was founded in 1958 with the goal of providing children with a safe and inspiring environment in which to grow and develop the skills and attitudes needed for life. Simply by volunteering you not only help to fulfill BGCP’s objective, you also:

-Gain valuable experience in a leadership position

-Gain valuable experience working with children

-Make a difference in a child’s life by acting as a role model

-Gain volunteer hours that appeal to colleges and employers

-Improve your teaching abilities

-Feel self-fulfillment with the knowledge that you’ve aided members of your community

Less than half of the students in our communities graduate from high school. Here at BGCP, we’re proud to say that our students have a graduation rate of 85%. With your help, we’d like to make that 100%.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

A basic knowledge of the Math, Reading, Writing, Science, and History skills required for the grade level you are working with (does not have to be all-encompassing knowledge, can know one subject and not others)

Leadership abilities

Problem solving abilities

Patience and willingness to aid

Experience with children

Any Spanish speaking ability is extremely helpful!

Note: the site will provide training for particular procedures of their site.

LENGTH OF COMMITMENT: 10 weeks minimum, more is welcome!

SCHEDULE: 1 hour a week minimum, between the hours of 3-7pm

TITLE: Youth Academic Tutor

LOCATION: Redwood City, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto

HOW TO APPLY: DESCRIPTION:

Power-Hour is a specific system aimed at helping children with completion and comprehension of homework assignments. Volunteers support a teacher in a classroom with a group of children from a specific grade, answering questions and explaining difficult concepts. The ultimate goal is to instill good study habits and inspire students to pursue further education in a fun and engaging manor.

WHY VOLUNTEER?

The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula (BGCP) was founded in 1958 with the goal of providing children with a safe and inspiring environment in which to grow and develop the skills and attitudes needed for life. Simply by volunteering you not only help to fulfill BGCP’s objective, you also:

  • Gain valuable experience in a leadership position
  • Gain valuable experience working with children
  • Make a difference in a child’s life by acting as a role model
  • Gain volunteer hours that appeal to colleges and employers
  • Improve your teaching abilities
  • Feel self-fulfillment with the knowledge that you’ve aided members of your community

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • A basic knowledge of the Math and/or English skills required for the grade level you are working with
  • Leadership abilities
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Patience and willingness to aid
  • Experience with children
  • Any Spanish speaking ability is extremely helpful!

LENGTH OF COMMITMENT: 10 week minimum, more is welcome!

SCHEDULE: 1 hour a week, between the hours of 3-7pm

TITLE: Power Hour Support Tutor

LOCATION: Redwood City, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto

HOW TO APPLY: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?AP=1512340535

Skills

  • Mathematics
  • Literacy / Reading
  • STEM
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour a week for 10 weeks (minimum)
  • TB test, fingerprinting (depending on placement)
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