Elev8 Baltimore Experience Corps Literacy Tutor

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Elev8 Baltimore

Service Position Summary: Literacy tutors serve in local schools and out-of-school settings. They tutor in grades Kindergarten through Third by providing tutoring in essential early reading skills. Additionally, Tutors build positive relationships that support, encourage, and motivate students.

Commitment: A minimum of five hours per week, over two days a week, for the entire school year, plus additional time for required training and team meetings.

Reports to: Volunteer Coordinator

Responsibilities:

Students

· Work with designated students in either one-on-one or small groups of children (no more than 3), identified by the teacher or Literacy Specialist as needing extra reading assistance that the structured session model provides

· Tutor students using AARP Foundation EC-approved curriculum and materials

· Model appropriate behavior for children

· Develop positive relationships with students; nurture self-esteem and a positive attitude toward learning

Training and Team

· Attend and participate in a minimum of 25 hours of pre-and in-service tutor training throughout the year

· Attend and participate in team meetings

· Communicate any concerns, questions, or challenges to EC Team Leader

· Be willing to serve as a volunteer tutor substitute

· Establish and build relationships with teachers, team leaders, and team members

Administrative

· Maintain accurate records of daily tutoring sessions and volunteer service

· Participate in formal service reviews by Team Leader twice during the school year

· Arrive on time (at least 10-15 minutes before the first tutoring session) and be prepared to serve students

· Notify the Team Leader by 7:30 a.m about unplanned absences or tardiness

Policies

· Respect the privacy of the students by keeping the names and progress of students confidential

· Respect the classroom teacher/school staff by keeping observations made in the classroom confidential

· Agree and adhere to all EC, school, and classroom policies

Qualifications:

· At least 50-years old

· Has high school diploma or equivalent

· Will agree to and pass criminal background checks

· Excellent communication skills

· Successful completion of pre-service training

· Enjoys being with children and values education

· Creative, responsible, organized, flexible, and self-motivated

· Ability to work well with a diverse group of volunteers

Benefits:

· Ability to make a measurable impact on students’ literacy

· Learn and develop new skills

· Inspire, educate, and motivate future generations

· Opportunity to serve as a role model for students

· Work with a team making strong social connections


Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Baltimore, MD 21225

(39.22134,-76.61239)
 

SKILLS

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_WEEK

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