Volunteer: Library Tutors Homework Help for Youth K-12

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Hennepin County

Make a difference in your community by helping youth as a homework help tutor! Apply today to become a volunteer with Hennepin County's Homework Help Program, as a tutor for K-12 youth after school on homework-related projects. Volunteers support students' academic success by helping them develop literacy and mathematics skills, understand homework assignments, and prepare for college. Volunteers commit once a week for at least one semester. Experience with youth is helpful, and training is provided. A criminal background check and professional references are required.

Please click here to apply for this unpaid, volunteer opportunity.

Location and Hours:

Please check link for individual library program days and hours:Homework Help for Youth - Fall 2023

About the volunteer position type:

This is an advertisement for an unpaid, volunteer position. Please click here to apply for this unpaid, volunteer opportunity.

In this volunteer position, Homework Help Tutors will:

  • Assist K-12 youth after school with literacy and homework related projects - reading, math, history, language arts and more.
  • Assist 1-5 students in a group setting with homework.
  • Answer homework questions and refer students to library resources, as needed.
  • Refer students to librarian, as needed.

Desired qualifications:

  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working with school age children preferred.
  • Ability to work with a variety of people.
  • College experience or college degree preferred.
  • Pass criminal background check.


  • Attend all required training sessions.
  • Volunteer for at least one semester following training.
  • Tutor for a minimum of 2 hours per week.


  • Enhance experience for job application.
  • Enhance experience for college application.
  • Earn community service credits for school/club.

Training provided by Program Coordinator, supervision by designated Hennepin County Library staff member.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

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Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org


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Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.


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