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TGR Learning Lab

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TGR Foundation

Volunteers are essential to our organization’s mission to empower students to pursue their passions through education and thus are an invaluable resource to TGR Foundation. Due to ongoing conditions brought on by COVID-19, TGR Foundation is continuing the virtual volunteer program to support the TGR Learning Lab’s 2020 Fall virtual classes.

The TGR Learning Lab is seeking enthusiastic and committed individuals to partake in our Virtual Volunteer Program. If you are interested in supporting students virtually, enjoy working in a collaborative environment or want experience in an educational setting, this opportunity is perfect for you. Virtual volunteers will aid class instruction and various other duties through a digital format. Volunteers will assist instructors with their facilitation of learning through the digital platform Zoom, supervise students during breakout sessions and help instructors update absent students on missed assignments.

The Fall 2020 classes will run in 3 sessions from the end of August to mid-December and volunteers will be expected to commit to at least 5 hours a week. Classes will cover STEM topics, but volunteers are not expected to have prior knowledge of material.

Due to the nature of this position, interested applicants must undergo a phone screening, a Zoom interview, a background check and a virtual orientation that will aid them in being successful in their role. Virtual volunteers must also have internet access and a personal computer or device with a functioning camera and microphone. Interested individuals should submit an application to the Volunteer Coordinator, Jose Rivera at jrivera@tgrfoundation.org.

Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator with any questions.

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About TGR Learning Lab

Location:

One Tiger Woods Way, Anaheim, CA 92801, US

Mission Statement

For over 20 years, TGR Foundation has been unwavering advocates for the transformative power of education. We have a universal vision: giving students in need the right resources for lifelong success in school, their communities and the working world. We are pioneers in positive youth development, encouraging self-advocacy skills in young people. We foster a growth mindset, instilling in students the power to persevere and define their own path. Through our award-winning STEM curricula, college-access programs, digital platforms and educator professional development, TGR Foundation offers underserved students the tools and support needed to thrive in school and beyond.

Description

Specific programs of the foundation include the TGR Learning Lab, a one-of-a-kind, 35,000-square-foot education facility custom-built for underserved youth within Southern California. Everything at the TGR Learning Lab is about active participation and hands-on learning. Scholars in grades 5-12 experience college-access programs focused on science, technology, engineering and math. Interactive classes - in subjects ranging from rocketry and marine biology to graphic design and coding - allow students to explore a future in almost any career and recognize the importance of attending college.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • People Skills
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Five hours a week for a minimum of 3 months. Commitment would be from start date to mid-December.
  • To participate in virtual classes, each volunteer will need a computer or device with internet connection. The Zoom video conferencing platform will be used to conduct the class, so this software must be download prior to the class. The device must a

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