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ORGANIZATION: School on Wheels

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Are you passionate about education and want to serve as a role model? Become a volunteer tutor today and support a child experiencing homelessness. We believe that education is key to breaking the cycle of homelessness. Our goal is to shrink the gaps in our students’ learning and provide them with the highest level of education possible. Tutoring serves as a consistent support system for our students during a time of great stress and fear. Both virtual and in-person opportunities are available.

Sign up to apply at https://schoolonwheels.org/apply-to-be-a-volunteer/

Volunteers are asked to commit a minimum of1 hour a week; tutoring usually happens on weekdays between 3 pm-7 pm. We provide in-depth training and ongoing support to all our tutors.

It will be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life!

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About School on Wheels

Location:

600 East 7th Street, Ste 109, Los Angeles, CA 90021, US

Mission Statement

Since 1993, the mission of School on Wheels has never wavered: to enhance educational opportunities for children who are experiencing homelessness from kindergarten through twelfth grade. Our goal is to shrink the gaps in their learning and provide them with the highest level of education possible. Our program serves as a consistent support system for our students during a time of great stress and fear.

Description

We are currently seeking online and in-person volunteer tutors who:

are 18 and older,

live in California,

have stable high-speed internet access,

have a computer with a webcam

are comfortable tutoring in a digital environment

and, have a reliable means of transportation

In order to complete your application, you'll need the following information: your general availability to tutor (days of week, morning/afternoon/evening), an emergency contact (name and phone), and 2 non-family references (name/phone/email).

With this information, it will usually take less than 10 minutes to complete your application. To successfully submit it, you must complete the entire form, including the signature page.

Please submit an application at https://schoolonwheels.org/apply-to-be-a-volunteer/

Thank you!

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Homeless & Housing
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Many locationsLos Angeles, CA 90013

(34.04035,-118.56055)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum one hour per week
  • Must be a resident of California

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