Sharpen the mind of a child - be a HEART Math Tutor or Active Reading Buddy


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


601 E. 5th St., Suite 300Charlotte, NC 28202


Purpose - Our tutors serve to assist our students with academic work with which they are struggling or need enrichment. We are currently looking for HEART Math tutors and Active Reading Buddies.

Location of Assignment - Assigned school or program to be determined by Site Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, and volunteer.

Days & Times of Assignment - Sessions generally take place throughout the school day or during the afterschool program. Schedule to determined by Site Coordinator and volunteer. Typically, HEART Math tutors volunteer twice a week, 30 minutes per session. Active Reading Buddies will be assisting either during the school day or during scheduled Family Book Club evenings.

Supervising Staff - CIS Site Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator & Classroom Teacher

Training - CIS volunteer orientation, training on site with site coordinator, and other ongoing workshops as needed. HEART Math tutors will be trained by HEART Math training specialists. Active Reading Buddies will be trained by Read Charlotte and library staff.

Responsibilities - Academic coaches meet with assigned student(s) on a regular basis, assist with specific classroom or curriculum assignments, reinforce & supplement current lesson, encourage goal setting by students, develop ongoing relationship with student(s) through dialogue, serve as a role model, and communicate regularly with teacher about student's progress.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30-60 min. weekly through end of school year
  •, possible session times between 7:30am - 4:00pm

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