Become a Homework Coach, and help youth with their homework!


Cause Areas


Wed Feb 15, 2017 - Thu May 31, 2018


921 S. 1st St.San Jose, CA 95110


Make a difference in the lives of children by helping students with their homework in the library. Foster their ability to succeed in school with your coaching and support.

  • Help young students with their homework in a range of subjects - reading, writing, math, social studies, and science
  • Coach students in groups of one to four
  • Assist with enrichment activities with those students who have completed their homework
  • Assist with administrative tasks such as record keeping

Skills/ Experience Needed:

Prior experience tutoring is a plus, but not required

Minimum GPA of 3.0 recommended for teen volunteers. Must have the requisite skills to support elementary school students. This can be strength in one subject area or general knowledge in multiple areas.

Experience or interest working with youth

Strong oral communication skills a must

Dependable, patient, and flexible

Spanish language skills a plus, but not required

Fingerprint clearance required for volunteers age 18 and over at no cost to volunteer candidate.


Homework Coaches need to commit to two hours a week, two days per month (either , Wednesdays or Saturdays) for six months.


  • Youth Services
  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 6 months commitment is desired.

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