Lunchtime Math and Reading Tutors Needed at Elementary School in Palatine

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Lunch Buddies Tutoring at Jane Addams Elementary School

Who: HandsOn Suburban Chicago (HOSC) needs YOU to help low-income students get the academic support they need to succeed!

What: Lunch Buddies is an in-school tutoring program designed to strengthen the foundational reading and math skills of elementary school students (4th, 5th, and 6th graders). Volunteers will work with small groups of students and under the direction of volunteer leaders and/or program staff.

Where and When: Lunch Buddies will start in January and go through early May. Volunteer tutors are needed on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Jane Addams Elementary School (1020 East Sayles Drive, Palatine, IL 60074). Choose and commit to one day or more per week for the school year. Mandatory orientation/training is TBD in January. Volunteers must agree to a background check.

Why: Tutoring is a fun and rewarding experience. In spring 2017, students, on average, improved their automaticity with multiplication and division facts by nearly 10%. Moreover, volunteers have reported that working with students has boosted their self-confidence and given them an incredible sense of personal satisfaction.

Apply online today: https://www.handsonsuburbanchicago.org/lunch-buddies

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About HandsOn Suburban Chicago

Location:

2121 S. Goebbert Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60005, US

Mission Statement

HandsOn Suburban Chicago is connecting people with purpose. Our mission is to positively impact communities by connecting people to enriching volunteer experiences.

Description

HandsOn Suburban Chicago is a nonprofit organization that connects volunteers with opportunities to make positive change in our communities. HOSC provides training and services to nonprofits, schools, organizations and corporations in north and northwest Cook and northern DuPage counties to build the capacity of their volunteer programs.

Volunteer opportunities are available for all ages. Opportunities to serve are found for individuals, families, corporations, service clubs, religious groups, schools and community organizations.

HandsOn Suburban Chicago offers volunteer opportunities through its partnerships with more than 150 social service organizations and schools. Hundreds of volunteer opportunities are available.

HandsOn Suburban Chicago celebrates 49 years of engaging volunteers. Since it's inception in 1969, we have been initiating, leading, supporting and promoting local volunteer groups.

WHEN

Mon Jan 13, 2020 - Sat May 09, 2020
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM  

WHERE

Jane Addams Elementary School1020 East Sayles DrivePalatine, IL 60074

(42.12376,-88.01833)
 

SKILLS

  • Mathematics
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Youth Services
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per week for 1 school year
  • Background check required. Mandatory orientation and training.

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