After school Tutor for Horizons at SFFS in 2023

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ORGANIZATION: San Francisco Friends School

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After School Tutoring Opportunity


Start Date : Late-September, with a 10 week commitment

Signup Link: https://forms.gle/ihbzRfjzj9sZrXaf8


Horizons at San Francisco Friends School is looking for volunteers (ages 16+) to help us make a difference in the academic trajectory of public school students in San Francisco. We strive to provide joyful academic and enrichment experiences year-round that build on the strength and talents of our students. Our students range from 3rd through 8th grade and attend one of three schools here in the Mission neighborhood. As part of Horizons, students attend a 6 week program every summer to help them prepare for the upcoming school year. Once Fall arrives we try to support them in a variety of ways including offering tutoring.


As a tutoring volunteer you will sign up to meet with a student in a minimum of 30 minute sessions per week to help them review homework, practice core subjects and skills, and prepare for upcoming tests and assessments. Tutors and Students meet virtually on Zoom at a predetermined time; each tutor will be paired 1 or 2 students , depending on their availability. Tutors are asked to commit to at least 10 weeks of tutoring and ensure that they are communicating with either Horizons staff or students' families about scheduling conflicts and needs. As a Horizons tutor you will attend a tutor training orientation to learn more about Horizons and prepare for your tutoring experience. In addition to the training session we ask that our tutors check in with Horizons staff regularly to ensure that tutors and students are feeling supported. We look forward to partnering with you to provide our students with high quality tutoring and would love to tell you more about the opportunity if you are interested.


Applications Due as soon as possible; please fill out the signup sheet linked above


For more information or questions please contact:

Kay Benitez at kbenitez@sffriendsschool.org

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About San Francisco Friends School

Location:

250 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, US

Mission Statement

San Francisco Friends School educates girls and boys in the tradition of Quaker learning. By example and commitment, we hope to inspire all connected with our school to work together toward a peaceful and caring society.

Description

We are a K-8, co-educational, independent school that combines academic excellence with Quaker values of simplicity, integrity, mutual respect, service to others, and peaceful problem-solving. Established in 2002 as the only Friends school in the Bay Area, SFFS is further set apart by our first-rate academic program and by our particular mission to help children learn community service and become socially conscious and active citizens. The SFFS landscape is composed of families from every walk of life. Over one-quarter of our families receive tuition assitance and we are committed to supporting students of different means through our robust scholarship program.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Race & Ethnicity
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Library Sciences
  • Child Welfare
  • Child Development
  • Environmental Science
  • History
  • Mathematics

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • This is a 10 week time commitment – each week should have one tutoring session. 30 minute minimum to a 1 hour maximum.

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