GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center, Westchester is currently looking for literacy and math tutors to join our wonderful dedicated team.
We are looking for volunteers who want to make a difference to our families and are interested in tutoring on a one-on-one basis. You do not need to have an education background as full training and support is provided. We are encouraging virtual tutoring but some tutors can tutor in-person if there is availability.
Our Literacy and Math sessions run for 10-15 weeks (we have three sessions per year), and your total commitment will be about 1.5 hours per week for 10-15 weeks. Flexibility is desirable. Our next session of Literacy and Math begins January 2021.
Spring 2021 Session runs from1/24/2021 to 5/8/2021
Summer 2021 Session runs from 6/13/2021 to 8/21/2021
Fall 2021 Session runs from 9/12/2021 to 12/18/2021
Must be 17+
Attend a one-hour orientation
Attend one or two trainings
Once these requirements have been fulfilled, a background check will be required
Our Mission and Purpose: To change the way the world views Down syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all. Our Vision: To see a world where individuals with Down syndrome are accepted and embraced in their families, schools and communities. Our Niche: We change lives through consistent delivery of free educational, therapeutic-based and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community, through a replicable playhouse model. Our Promise: A lifetime commitment to families.
GiGi's Playhouse Westchester is 98% volunteer led. We provide FREE and purposeful programs to our community from birth to adulthood. The programs that we currently offer are
3 and Under (support and playgroup);
LMNOP (speech therapist led);
Music and Movement;
Destination Discovery (Occupational and Physical Therapist led);
Kids Club (School-aged children)
Playhouse Pals (school-aged children)
Teen Tastic (13+)
Fantastic Friends (adult program)
1-1 Math Tutoring (session based)
1-1 Literacy Tutoring (session based)
If you are interested in any of our opportunities, you will be invited to a volunteer orientation (typically scheduled monthly) and then 2 observations are made.
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
November 19, 2020
Literacy / Reading
Math / Science Instruction
Must be at least 17
Orientation or Training
Overall, the time commitment is about 6-8 hours training and then 1-2 hours a week for tutoring.