Tutor (Reading & Math, General Science-Healthcare Studies)
About the Department
The Fast Track Department is the foundational academic and professional development training support division for Focus: HOPE’s core training programs. With rich experience in working with diverse populations and diverse learners the Fast Track Team invests in time and resources to help student reach their academic and professional goals.
Our programs can be customized to meet the needs of businesses and community based organizations to raise the skills set and employability of their consumers and or employees. Trainings are based on contact hours and/or within a structured training schedule. Our training is a composite of one or more of our support programs:
- Fast Track Academics: Math and Reading 8 weeks (3 contact hours per day)
- Jump Start 1 week (8 contact hours per day)
- Work Readiness 2 weeks (8 contact hours per day)
- Customer Service 1 week (8 contact hours per day including proctored certification exam)
- Computer Literacy 1 week (2 contact hours per day)
Fast Track Academics
Designed to increase the comprehension level of students up to 2 grade levels, Fast Track Academic focuses an intensive 4 hour per instruction day in math and/or reading for 8 weeks. Students are provided with classroom instruction and assistance by professional reading and math teachers who use innovative and relevant lesson to both refresh and teach basic math principles. The instruction is tailored to assist students to have practical application strategies to meet proficiency requirements of the TABE (Test of Basic Adult Education) test.
Tutors will work with Fast Track Math & Reading students, who are beginning at the levels of 6th to 8th grade, to bring their TABE test scores up to 9.0 (equivalence of 9th grade) so that they may proceed onto core training programs.
Lab time for tutoring:
10am-4pm (please allow at least a 3 hour commitment)
Tutoring students in:
- Math-up to algebra, geometry, measurements
- Reading- assist in critical thinking, problem solving, reading comprehension
- General Science for healthcare fields
Skills/Abilities: Proficient computer skills (word, excel, powerpoint), organized, detailed, friendly, patient, encouraging.
Please send a copy of your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org to be given to Fast Track dept. for review.
Event Meeting Location:
MTI- Fast Track Office Rm. 207
1200 Oakman Blvd. Detroit, MI 48238
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Please follow these instructions to register online for this event:
1. Visit the Focus: HOPE event registration page: http://cerv.is/m?0168gh6V8zC
2. Click on the "Apply" button at the bottom of the page.
3. Follow the on screen instructions to access the CERVIS registration system. If this is your first time using the CERVIS online registration system, you will be prompted to create a Volunteer Profile.
4. Once you have successfully signed into the system (or created a profile, if needed), select the desired Volunteers and click on the "Submit Service Project Application" button.
Event Registration Code: h6V8zC
- Problem Solving
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Critical Thinking
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 2-3 hours a week or more
- previous tutoring or education experience