Help adults study for the GED! Be a GED Computer Lab Tutor.


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1115 Greenbrier StreetSaint Paul, MN 55106

About

We need tutors Friday mornings from 9:15 - 11:15 AM!

GED Computer Lab Tutors provide assistance to adult learners who are using PLATO, an online GED curriculum. The lab offers a supportive environment for learners to study for the GED tests. Learners may be improving their skills in Math, Science, Social Studies, or Reasoning through Language Arts. GED Computer Lab Tutors provide individualized assistance as learners complete online lessons using PLATO software in a welcoming, self-paced lab environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with the DL Coordinator about questions or issues that may arise
  • Tutor adult learners and assist them in accessing appropriate online resources
  • Assist learners in checking out laptops and headphones
  • Commit to a regular tutoring schedule

As a GED Computer Lab Tutor, you’ll gain:

  • Teaching and tutoring skills
  • Experience with persons from a variety of educational and cultural backgrounds
  • Experience with online learning tools
  • Job skills, resume enhancement, and networking opportunities within the community
  • Knowledge that your efforts are helping others reach their life goals

Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate in an effective, supportive way with learners and other tutors
  • Ability to work independently in a community computer lab
  • Flexibility and patience
  • Respect for differences in culture and learning styles
  • Interest in adult education
  • Comfort with PLATO; training available

Training: Tutors attend an orientation session with the DL Coordinator, familiarize themselves with Skills Tutor curriculum online at home, and attend a 12-hr GED pre-service. Additional training provided as needed.

Locations:

Open Door Arlington Hills, 1115 Greenbrier St, St Paul, MN 55106

To apply, please contact: JennaRose Bondeson, DL Coordinator

Email: jrbondeson@mnliteracy.org Phone: 612-567-9095

Online Application: mnliteracy.org/volunteerapplication

Skills

  • Adult Education
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Reading / Writing
  • General Education

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