Homework Helpers - Sleepy Hill Elem. (Lkld)


(28.09468,-81.99549)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Title I Parent/Family Resource Ctr - Sleepy Hill2285 Sleepy Hill RdLakeland, FL 33810

About

Think back. Do you remember . . . as we have all been there . . . the day when after trying and trying to learn a concept - (tie your shoe, pronounce a word, understand a story or a math equation), with a little help from someone - - it finally clicked and at last you mastered it? What a great feeling! Homework Helpers get to make a difference in the lives of elementary students by helping them master a skill/concept for which they may be experiencing a little challenge.

Choose Tuesday and/or Thursday afternoons from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. in the school's Parent Resource Center.
You will only be asked to help in subject matters for which you feel comfortable assisting.
Homework Helpers range in age from 16 - adult and should have advanced in school into high school or higher.
While retired educators and education majors are welcome, professional training/education is not a requirement.
Also a great assignment for adults whose employers provide paid leave time to volunteer to assist students. Students still in high school & are in good academic standing will need a Principal or Guidance Counselor's recommendation from their school. For Adults who are not already approved as a Polk School District volunteer, there is a nominal fee for conducting the Florida required background screen (only $25 - compared to the $75 fee paid by those not serving in schools). Let's help our Polk children to improve in their studies!

Skills

  • History
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • General Education

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • See Description
  • Background Screen ($25) - see description
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