HEAF Queens Homework Help Tutor
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HEAF Homework Help Tutor
Purpose: Volunteers support our scholars as they tackle homework assignments and prepare for tests while building supportive relationships and positively impacting their academic achievement. In small groups, volunteers will address the individual needs of our scholars and focus on supporting them with homework assignments, test preparation, and development of strong study habits.
- Assist students with homework and/or test preparation in at least one of the core subjects: Math, English Language Arts (ELA), Science, and Social Studies
- Model strong study habits that students can incorporate into their everyday learning
- Provide subject knowledge without answering the questions for students
- Assist students with accessing resources including online academic sites (e.g. Khan Academy) and textbooks
- Create a rich learning environment that aids in instructing students with various learning styles
- Complete and submit required documentation, including timesheet and session logs
- Strong work ethic and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work collaboratively with others
- Positive role model
- Desire to work with middle school or high school youth
- Patience, Good judgment, Dependability/consistency
- Cultural sensitivity/awareness
- Willingness to promote HEAF educational and youth development philosophy
- Bilingual (Spanish/English) candidates are highly encouraged to apply
- Prior knowledge of the NYC educational landscape/high school application process is a plus
Support: Orientation will be provided for all volunteers at the beginning of each term. Additionally, volunteers are given access to resources that can be used during their sessions. Optional training sessions are offered by our program team.
- Work as part of a collaborative and innovative team
- By offering your knowledge, patience, encouragement, and skills, you are giving students access to resources to advance their education.
This position is an unpaid, volunteer position that reports to the Program Coordinator for High Expectations, and is also supported by the Volunteer Engagement Team.
About Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF)
2090 Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Blvd, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10027, US
HEAF is an effective supplemental education and youth leadership nonprofit that works to help high-potential but under-served New York City public school students become high-achieving college graduates. HEAF identifies scholars in middle school and supports them until they are successfully admitted to four-year colleges through a variety of after-school, Saturday, summer, and youth development programs. In the last 15 years, 100% of our students have graduated from high school and 83% of our students have received a degree from college within six years or less.
HEAF prepares students for the rigors of high school, college and life through a variety of academic, youth development and cultural opportunites. Check out our website: www.heaf.org for more information.
Forte Preparatory Academy32-20 108th StreetEast Elmhurst, NY 11369
- Literacy / Reading
- Math / Science Instruction
- Reading / Writing
- Relationship Building
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- 90 minutes /week on Saturdays
- Passion for helping students recognize their full potential, both inside and outside the classroom