Looking to support a student's success? Come be a tutor!


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When

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

Where

2730 Portland AvenueMinneapolis, MN 55407

About

Are you enthusiastic about empowering young people through learning? Then come volunteer in Homework Center to support youth who are looking to further succeed in their school work! This is a drop-in program, so volunteers get the chance to meet and help a variety of students each time they join.

What do Homework Center Tutors do?

  • Work 1:1 or with small groups of students for 1 - 2 hours each week during the academic year (committing to at least 1 semester)
  • Strengthen students’ academic skills by supporting them in working on homework and by helping them to build literacy and math skills
  • Build positive relationships with students to support their social and emotional development
  • Work as a team with staff to help create and maintain a safe and supportive environment

What are we looking for in a Homework Center Tutor?

  • Enthusiasm for helping youth learn and a commitment to empower others
  • Ability to work with youth from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and academic backgrounds in a housing-based setting
  • Ability to assist youth with academics
  • Commitment to communicate with program staff about student absences and concerns

What are the benefits to and supports provided for Homework Center Tutors?

  • Orientation and training provided prior to program start
  • On-site guidance, encouragement, and coaching from CommonBond staff
  • Relevant ongoing trainings during the academic year (minimum 2 hours per semester commitment)
  • Experience in working with diverse groups of students and supporting their development in math, literacy, social, and life skills
  • Making a difference in a young person's life and your community!

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Mathematics
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • One semester minimum

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