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Seniors in Service of Tampa Bay, Inc.

Purpose of the Position - Provide academic and social/emotional support to underserved children in grades K-3 who live and attend schools in low socioeconomic communities.

Responsibilities and Duties -

  • Tutor and assist children individually to help them develop their literacy, social and emotional skills.
  • Reinforce learning concepts in cooperation with resource center/program staff and/or child’s guardian(s).
  • Provide extra assistance to students with special needs, such as non-English-speaking students or those with physical, emotional, and mental disabilities/challenges.
  • Serve as a positive role model, motivator, and friend.
  • Build respect, self-esteem, and confidence.

Qualifications

  • Ability to read and write the English language
  • Interest and comfort in mentoring children ages 5-9 years old
  • Be dependable and consistent in meeting scheduled tutoring sessions
  • Be willing to adhere to all program policies, including a level II background check
  • Be a good listener, encouraging and supportive
  • Be patient, flexible, and respectful of individual differences

1 Shift

  • afternoon / 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Seniors in Service of Tampa Bay, Inc.

Location:

1306 West Sligh Ave., Tampa, FL 33604, US

Mission Statement

Seniors in Service of Tampa Bay provides solutions to community challenges by engaging volunteers aged 55+

Description

Programs Offered Through Seniors in Service:

Foster Grandparent Program (FGP)

  • The Foster Grandparent Program recruits senior volunteers (55+) to go into schools and after-school programs to mentor at-risk and special needs children and provide them with one-on-one, individualized attention

Senior Companion Program (SCP)

  • The Senior Companion Program recruits senior volunteers (55+) to go into the homes of homebound, elderly clients and provide them with companionship and assistance.

Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

  • The RSVP Program recruits senior volunteers(55+) to participate more fully in the life of the community through volunteer service. The program matches the considerable wealth of knowledge, skills, and experience of this vital and rapidly growing age group with the addressing of critical needs and unresolved issues in our community.

Operation Veteran Connect

  • Provides companionship to veterans, enabling them to live independently. Supports the VA in supporting providing Whole Health support to veterans.

Seniors in Service values diversity. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, ages, gender and/or those with disabilities are encouraged to engage with our organization.

Children & Youth
Community
Seniors

WHEN

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

WHERE

1271 Kingsway RoadBrandon, FL 33510

(27.95872,-82.27749)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Commitment Expected: Mondays & Fridays, 3:30pm – 4:30pm; Jan 2021 – May 2021

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