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Dakota County Homework Helpers - Wentworth Library, West St. Paul

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ORGANIZATION: Dakota County

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Homework Help

General Description

Homework Help Volunteers is a great program for students to get the extra help they need to succeed in school and you can help! Volunteers work one-on-one with students in grades K-12, assisting with homework assignments in any subject. Workshops are open-house style and allow students to come in at a designated time and place to receive assistance with their homework.

Location

Wentworth Library

199 Wentworth Ave. E

West St. Paul, MN 55118

Date/Time

Volunteer training - December 2022

Program season: February 15, 2023 - May 24, 2023

Wednesday Evenings 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Mentor students with questions about their homework assignments in any subject.
  • Connect them with library staff when library resources are needed.
  • Build healthy relationships and trust with students who visit the library.
  • Communicate with parents or caregivers when asked about student’s activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be 16 years or older.
  • Must satisfactorily complete an interview and background check required for ages 18+
  • Must provide own transportation to and from the library.

Desired skills

  • Comfort interacting with students of all ages and from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working with English Language Learners is an asset.
  • Patience, flexibility, and willingness to use creative methods to help students learn.
  • Strong English and writing skills
  • Comfort with mathematics up to the 8 th grade level.

Minimum Time Commitment

Volunteers will be expected to volunteer 2 hours per week during the school year and commit to a minimum of 6 months.

Required Training

Volunteers will receive basic tutor training at the beginning of their service, including a library orientation and overview of resources available to students.

Accessibility: This activity accommodates all ages and abilities. Seating is available for those who will need it. Building and event space is accessibility friendly. Click here for more information on accessibility services.

Contact Information

Ben Coburn

Adult Services Manager

Dakota County Library

1340 Wescott Rd, Eagan, MN 55123

651-450-2965

ben.coburn@co.dakota.mn.us

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About Dakota County

Location:

1590 Highway 55, Hastings, MN 55033, US

Mission Statement

Building stronger communities through empowered volunteers.

Description

Looking to lend a hand? We'd be happy to have you! Our volunteer opportunities run the gamut. Enhance the environment, influence struggling youth, encourage lifelong learning and so much more. The time you commit is in your control. Dive into a daylong event, volunteer in a monthslong program or help us out for years to come. No matter what you choose, you'll be building a better community. So go ahead, pick you passion and start feeling food about giving back.

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Wentworth Library199 Wentworth Ave. EWest St. Paul, MN 55118

(44.89848,-93.0766)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Administrative Support
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Volunteers will be expected to volunteer 2 hours per week during the school year and commit to a minimum of 6 months.

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