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Virtually Tutor Fresh Air Fund Middle School Students: Weeknights 6-8 PM

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The Fresh Air Fund

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The Fresh Air Fund

Virtually support a small group of middle school students through the 2020 fall semester!

Volunteer tutors work with 2-3 middle school students (12-15 years old) who are enrolled in The Fresh Air Fund's Career Awareness Program. Tutors help students with academic skill-building and homework assistance. Each tutor and student select one subject to focus on through the semester, keep a journal and select a book to read together.

Volunteers with ability to tutor the following subjects are greatly needed:

  • Math
  • English & Language Arts
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Spanish
  • French

An online resource library will be provided for tutors to use while working with your students

Virtual 90-minute tutoring sessions are held once a week from 6-7:30 PM. Volunteers have the option of choosing to volunteer on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday evening. We are recruiting new tutors for the 2020 fall session which runs from October through early-December. An 11-week commitment is required. Volunteers need to meet with Fresh Air Fund staff before participating, complete an online background check, and attend an orientation on September 29.

Please email vthornton@freshair.org for more info.

The Fresh Air Fund’s Career Awareness Program is designed to help New York City students understand the relationship between school and work and how to make choices that will determine their futures. The year-round program includes weekend camping trips and an intensive three-and-a-half week summer session at the Career Awareness Camp - Camp Mariah. Students also participate in job shadowings that offer close-up views of various career fields and a career fair.

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About The Fresh Air Fund

Location:

633 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017, US

Mission Statement

The Fresh Air Fund, an independent, not-for-profit agency, has provided free summer vacations to more than 1.8 million disadvantaged New York City children since 1877.

Description

Since 1877, The Fresh Air Fund has unlocked the limitless potential of more than 1.8 million New York City children from low-income communities. Each year, thousands of children experience outdoor summer adventures through visits with volunteer host families along the East Coast and Southern Canada and at The Fund's five overnight camps in Fishkill, NY. Fresh Air children also participate in year-round leadership and educational programs.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Weekly virtual opportunity
  • Need a passion for young people

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