Help a Child Learn to Read in St. Paul!


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When

Wed Jan 03, 2018 04:00 PM - Wed May 23, 2018 06:00 PM

Where

1247 St. Anthony Ave.St. Paul, MN 55104


About

Are you enthusiastic about empowering young people through learning? Volunteer in Homework Center to support youth who are looking to succeed in their school work! This is a drop-in program, so volunteers get the chance to meet and help a variety of students each time they join.

What Homework Center Tutors do:

  • Work 1:1 or with small groups of students for one to two hours each week during the academic school year (committing to at least a semester)
  • Strengthen students’ academic skills by supporting them in working on homework and building literacy & math skills
  • Build positive relationships with students to support their social and emotional development
  • Work as a team with staff to maintain and safe and supportive environment

What we are looking for:

  • Enthusiasm for helping young people learn and a commitment to empower others
  • Ability to work with students from diverse cultural, academic, and socioeconomic backgrounds in a housing-based setting
  • Ability to assist with academics
  • Commitment to communicate with program staff about absences and concerns

What the supports and benefits to volunteering are:

  • Orientation and Training provided prior to program start
  • On-site guidance, encouragement and coaching from CommonBond staff
  • Relevant ongoing trainings during the academic year (minimum 2 hours per semester commitment)
  • Experience in working with diverse groups of youth and supporting their math, literacy, social and life skills
  • Making a difference in a young person's life and your community!

Skills

  • Tutoring
  • Mathematics
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • One semester minimum commitment

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