Bilingual Mentor/Tutor in Boston (English/Spanish)


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When

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

Where

Citizen Schools308 Congress Street5th FloorBoston, MA 02210


About

Citizen Schools Eighth Grade Academy Building Bridges Writing and Mentoring Program Overview: Through the Building Bridges Writing and Mentoring Program, 8th grade students work on a variety of real-world assignments that help them develop personal and professional communication skills. As part of the program, students meet 1:1 with a volunteer Coach from the community on a biweekly basis. Coaches serve as both mentor and tutor, supporting students on developing their written and verbal skills and navigating their last year in middle school.

Students Served: 8th grade students attending the Browne Middle School in Chelsea, MA

The Need: The Browne Middle School has a large population of students who are new-to-the-country and/or developing their English language proficiency who participate in the Building Bridges Program. Citizen Schools is looking to engage 25+ bilingual English/Spanish volunteers to serve as Coaches for the 2017-2018 school year.

Time Commitment: October-May, biweekly Wednesdays, 2:30-4:00

Locations for Building Bridges Program: Several options to choose from...

  • Cambridge Associates Office, 125 High School, Boston (Financial District)
  • State Street Office, 1 Lincoln Street, Boston (Downtown Crossing)
  • TripAdvisor Office, 226 Causeway Street, Boston (North Station)
  • Wayfair Office, 4 Copley Place, Boston (Copley Mall)

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Reading / Writing
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • biweekly on Wed., 2:45-4:15, Oct-May 2017-2018
  • Commitment to closing the opportunity gap for disenfranchised youth.

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