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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Hoover School701 Charter StreetRoom #508CRedwood City, CA 94063


About

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula is an expanded learning time non-profit serving over 1800 K-12 students per year. Our mission is to provide low-income youth of our community with the opportunities that enable them to graduate ready to succeed in college or career.

We are currently seeking volunteer tutors to support BGPC mentors during our Power Hour/Blended Learning class blocks. Power Hour/Blended Learning 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Be consistent in attendance
  • Be flexible with students’ needs
  • Work to ensure students understand concepts and complete homework assignments
  • Ask leading questions & check for understanding
  • Be respectful to students and staff
  • Collaborate with staff to ensure student success

Requirements:

  • Commit to 1 hour a week for a 10 week period
  • Online application & background check
  • Attend a one-time hour orientation
  • Genuine interest in serving youth and closing the opportunity gap

If interested, apply online here: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?AP=1512340535

Questions? Contact jsaba@bgcp.org

Skills

  • Mathematics
  • Literacy / Reading
  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour/week
  • TB test and Live Scan fingerprinting for volunteers who are 18 or older
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