VIRTUAL: Volunteer Math Tutor

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: EnCorps, Inc.

Make a Difference in a Student’s Life

Join EnCorps’ STEMx Tutors program to virtually tutor math to middle school students who are under-performing in Foundational Math, Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1.

As a volunteer math tutor, you prepare students for the rigor of high school mathematics and establish the foundational knowledge needed to pursue a college education that prepares students for a career in an increasingly technical world.

EnCorps STEMx Tutors make a significant difference in a student’s relationship with math: 84% of students who take part in the program increased their math scores in the 2021-22 academic year!


Choose When You Tutor One Hour, Twice a Week

The STEMx Tutors program is designed for busy professionals like you. As a STEMx Tutor, you commit to tutoring one hour, twice a week. You choose the 1:1 or 2:1 student-to-tutor ratio.

As a 1:1 tutor, you will determine the day and time of your virtual tutoring sessions with your student. In turn, the 2:1 tutoring sessions take place for one hour, twice a week between 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. PST.

We ask that you commit to tutoring for a minimum of one semester with the option to renew. Many of our tutors have been in the program for three years.


EnCorps Support

EnCorps provides its volunteer tutors with training and support. Your dedicated Program Coordinator will provide you access to our Google Classroom where you will find a plethora of resources, invite you to online seminars, and offer the option to join our annual Learning Summit where you can network with other tutors as well as STEM professionals who are exploring STEM teaching through the EnCorps STEM Teachers program.


Program Eligibility

EnCorps STEMx Tutors must meet the following requirements:

  1. Have a bachelor’s degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (does not have to be in a STEM field) and have at least 1 year of hands-on STEM industry work experience or have an advanced degree in a STEM field
  2. Junior or senior in a college-accredited STEM bachelor’s program with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  3. Hold a professional certificate in a STEM field and have at least 1 year of hands-on STEM work experience
  4. A current or former credentialed math teacher

All candidates must also be eligible to work in the US and currently live in the US'


About EnCorps: EnCorps Inc., a Los Angeles-based nonprofit with operations in Californias as well the greater Denver, Colorado, and New York City areas, advocates for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) educational equity for students in under-resourced communities. The EnCorps STEM Teachers Program recruits selects, and supports STEM professionals, military veterans, and those who possess an advanced degree in a STEM field to transition to teaching as an innovative, long-term solution to the STEM teacher shortage. The EnCorps STEMx Tutors Program matches middle school students at under-resourced schools, currently underperforming in math, with volunteer STEM professionals. Learn more: https://encorps.org/

Want to inspire the next generation of STEM leaders? Join EnCorps today!

Apply to become a STEMx Tutor at: https://www.encorps.org/tutor/apply

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Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Computers & Technology, Education & Literacy

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