Tutor and Mentor School-Aged Youth in Auburn

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Neighborhood House

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BACKGROUND AND PROGRAM SCOPE
Neighborhood House partners with diverse individuals and families to build community and achieve their goals for health, education and self-sufficiency. The After-School Tutoring Program is designed to contribute to students’ overall academic achievement by providing students with personalized homework assistance and engaging them in activities to further develop their academic and social skills. The program serves students aged K-12th grade.

RESPONSIBILITIES
* Contribute to the fulfillment of the Neighborhood House mission through providing assistance, mentorship and encouragement to students.
* Commit to 2 to 4 hours of service per week
* Help individual students or small groups of students with academic enrichment activities, recreational activities and when applicable, provide supervision on field trips.

QUALIFICATIONS
* Ability to work with elementary (Kindergarten to 5th grade) and/or middle and high school aged youth in a respectful and caring manner
* Dependability and patience
* Ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds
* Ability to set and maintain clear boundaries
Note: We are especially in need of volunteers who are comfortable tutoring in science and math.

BENEFITS
Positively impact the life of a youth both academically and personally with the support of Neighborhood House staff and other motivated volunteers in a group setting as you help youth succeed.

LOCATIONS & TIMES:
Firwood Circle: 313 37th St SE, Auburn, WA 98002
Available Shifts: Monday- Thursday, 3:30 - 5p and 5p - 7p

Burndale: 1044 18th St NE, Auburn, WA 98002
Available Shifts: Monday- Thursday, 4:30 - 6:30p
Volunteers must be able to commit to a consistent, weekly shift.

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About Neighborhood House

Location:

1225 S Weller St, Suite 510, Seattle, WA 98144, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Neighborhood House is to help diverse communities of people with limited resources attain their goals for self-sufficiency, financial independence, health, and community building.

Description

At the core of our mission is the alleviation of poverty in our community, especially the large public housing communities in Seattle and King County.

We want to lift children out of poverty. We want them to be healthy and ready to be successful in school and life. We want these children grow up in safe and supportive homes and neighborhoods.

We want to lift families out of poverty by creating opportunities for economic self-sufficiency and asset building.

We want seniors to live healthy, independent lives with respect and dignity, surrounded by friends and a supportive community.

We want to build strong and vibrant communities where everyone feels an attachment to their neighbors and neighborhood, where they work together to solve problems and celebrate their cultural diversity.

And finally, we want to create a greener, more sustainable community where low income families live in neighborhoods that are free of pollution and buffered from rising energy costs.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Firwood Circle Tutoring Center313 37th St SEAuburn, WA 98002

(47.27596,-122.22483)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Tutoring
  • Mathematics
  • Cross-cultural Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum of one hour per week

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