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Tutor for Children in Foster Care

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Department of Human Services

  • 6 people are interested

Provide learning assistance to foster care children who are currently engaged in distance learning programs. Tutoring assistance would be completed virtually over Zoom or other video conferencing system.

Help students with identified areas in which they require more one-on-one assistance. Subjects include, but are not limited to math, reading/writing, science, and social studies.

Tutor Duties and Responsibilities

  • Discuss and identify the subject(s) or problem the student needs help with
  • Help the student with problem-solving in an easy to understand manner
  • Provide encouragement and positive motivation
  • Collaborate with the student and foster parents to evaluate student needs
  • Document progress to discuss with foster parents

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About Department of Human Services

Location:

500 Summer St NE, Salem, OR 97301, US

Mission Statement

To help Oregonians in their own communities achieve wellbeing and independence through opportunities that protect, empower, respect choice and preserve dignity.

Description

The Department of Human Services (DHS) is Oregon’s principal agency for helping Oregonians achieve wellbeing and independence through opportunities that protect, empower, respect choice and preserve dignity, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

DHS provides direct services to more than 1 million Oregonians each year. These services provide a key safety net for those in our society who are most vulnerable or who are at a difficult place in their life.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

500 Summer St NESalem, OR 97301

(44.94256,-123.0275)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 30 minutes, 1-3 times per week
  • • Excellent communication skills • Proficient utilizing Microsoft Office Suite, and video conferencing systems such as Zoom • Be able to commit to provide tutoring services for at least half of the students academic school year.

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