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Homework Helper Program at Moreno Valley Public Library

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Moreno Valley Public Library

  • 24 people are interested

The Moreno Valley Public Library is actively seeking volunteer-tutors for our new after-school Homework Helper Program to provide an invaluable service to the academically struggling youth of Moreno Valley. The Homework Helper Program is an afterschool program in which volunteers will assist students up to grade 6 with homework assignments, and achieving academic goals. As a volunteer-tutor, you will receive training covering all aspects of aiding students develop confidence in their abilities.

Selected volunteer-tutors will be scheduled to come in twice a week for a total of four hours a week in the Children’s section at Moreno Valley Public Library. There is no educational requirement to be a volunteer-tutor in the Library’s Homework Helper Program. However, a strong understanding of reading, writing, and mathematics up to grade 6 and experience with children between the ages of 6 to 12 is recommended. A general arithmetic and english test will be administered to all participants. A passing grade of 90% or higher is required for further processing.

All volunteer-tutors over the age of 18 must pass a background check with the City of Moreno Valley. Candidates under the age of 18 must complete 20 hours of general library volunteering before being accepted into Homework Helper program.

As a result of COVID-19, the City of Moreno Valley has currently halted its processing of volunteer applications. All new inquiries will be placed on a waiting list until the City begins to process new volunteer applicants.

1 Shift

  • 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
    Volunteers must be available from 4pm to 6pm
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Moreno Valley Public Library

Location:

25480 Alessandro Blvd, Moreno Valley, CA 92553, US

Mission Statement

The Public Library is dedicated to free and equal access to information, knowledge, independent lifelong learning, cultural enrichment, and the joys of reading for our diverse community.

Description

Public libraries in California seek to engage the talents, skills and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities' information and literacy needs. Libraries offer a variety of skilled volunteer opportunities to make a meaningful contribution to library programs, operations, fundraising events and other community engagement functions. Skilled volunteers have opportunities to lead projects, work with teams of staff and volunteers, learn new skills, and have fun.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Employment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers must come in twice a week, and commit to at least 20 hours (roughly two weeks) of service.
  • Candidates will be evaluated in grade-school level Mathematics and English via tests administered by library administrators, candidates must pass test with no more than one question wrong per section.

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