Help Children Succeed in School -- Windsor Library Homework Help Volunteer


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When

Wed Sep 06, 2017 03:30 PM - Wed May 16, 2018 05:30 PM

Where

Windsor Regional Library9291 Old Redwood Highway, Bldg. 100Windsor, CA 95492

Volunteers help children succeed by helping with homework

About

Do you want to help young people succeed in school? Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? Your skills and expertise matter!

Homework Help volunteers assist K-12 students with homework assignments. They provide general help with all school subjects K-12, and also may specialize in one or two subjects up to the college-prep level.

Responsibilities:

  • Be present during program day and time throughout the school year for two hours per assigned shift;
  • Assist students with their homework;
  • Respect the youth and provide positive encouragement;
  • Work with other volunteers and library staff to run Homework Help sessions.

Qualifications:

  • Fluent and well-versed in written and spoken English;
  • Able to communicate in Spanish is an asset;
  • Able to help with homework from grade K-12 levels and for most school subjects;
  • Knowledge of elementary and high school Math and Science is an asset;
  • Able to relate well to youth and enjoy helping them;
  • Able to work in a cooperative team environment;
  • Graduation from high school is preferred but not mandatory; students in 11th & 12th grades who maintain a 3.0 GPA (grade point average) or above in school are welcome to apply.


Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Youth Services
  • General Education
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • weekly 2-hour shifts on while school is in session
  • Background checks for 18 & older

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