Tutoring/Montoring and Circus Program


Cause Areas


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


4730 N Sheridan RdChicago, IL 60640


Job Title: HomeWork & CircusWork Tutor

Reports to: Programs Director, Program Coordinator

Department: On-Site Programming

Employment Status: Volunteer

Summary: CircEsteem was created in 2001 with a mission of uniting youth from diverse racial, cultural and economic backgrounds and building self?-esteem and mutual respect through the practice and performance of circus arts. HomeWork & CircusWork (HW&CW) is a free after-school tutoring program within CircEsteem, which addresses the need CircEsteem participants have to keep up on their schoolwork while still being able to spend time learning circus skills. The students spend an hour developing their circus skills with our highly- trained circus instructors and an hour working on their homework or other academic enrichment activities with our tutors.

Tutors at this afterschool program provide mentorship to youth and structure to the overall running of the program. They are asked to participate in daily activities with youth and act as positive role models during the circus instruction hour. In addition to providing quality tutoring for 3rd -12th grade, tutors help out with a variety of daily tasks. The ideal tutor for HW&CW is someone who likes working with youth, has fun trying new things and wants to learn how to juggle!

Duties Include:

  • Academic tutoring for youth ages 7-12
  • Supervising groups of 5-6 youth at a time
  • Snack preparation
  • Record keeping and attendance keeping
  • Assisting and participating in games and activities


Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 3-6:15


  • Child Development
  • Mathematics
  • Child Care
  • Acting
  • Youth Services
  • Theater Arts

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-9 hours per week of tutoring and program support

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