Mentoring and Tutoring at The Spot- Lake Edward


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


5865 Pickering StreetVirginia Beach, VA 23462


VBCDC is currently looking for individuals or groups to volunteer to lead mentoring or tutoring activities at The Spot- Lake Edward. Previous experience as a mentor or tutor REQUIRED.

Commitment: approx. 4 hours per month (1 hour per week) for 1 year

Times: Volunteers will coordinate scheduling with VBCDC. Current openings are available for Tuesday-Thursday afternoons/evenings only (3pm-6pm).


  • Good relationship building skills and ability to maintain constructive relationship boundaries with mentee, mentee’s family, and VBCDC staff/partners.
  • Tolerance and openness to different world views and sensitivity to other cultures and languages.
  • Ability and commitment to maintain confidentiality and act in a manner that is consistent with VBCDC policies and procedures.
  • A general desire to have fun and work with children.
  • Satisfactory criminal background and driving record checks, and proof of car insurance (if using a car).


  • Provide 3 personal and/or professional references
  • Participate in an interview with VBCDC staff
  • Authorize a Criminal Background, Registered Sex Offender, and Motor Vehicle Record Check.
  • Complete VBCDC Volunteer Orientation

NOTE: Maximum capacity at The Spot is limited to 12 people. Interested groups will be limited to 2-3 volunteers per shift.


  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per week (4 hours per month) for 1 year

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