Home School Tutor
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- When women and children come into shelter they are in crisis. The danger that brought them here could extend to where the children attend school. Often they face placing their children in a different school temporarily, which potentially adds on yet another level of stress for the children and mother. Womanspace provides mothers an alternative option of home schooling.
- We need volunteers to provide home schooling services and tutor children at the shelter. Educational volunteers should be retired certified teachers, student teachers and/or community volunteers who love to teach.
- Volunteers would maintain communication with an Educational Coordinator who will oversee the home schooling process. After receiving training on the effects of domestic violence on children, volunteers must commit to a period of six months and will work on an as-needed basis, depending on the shelter clients' needs.
REPORTS TO: Educational Coordinator and Director of Emergency Services
LOCATION: Emergency Services (Shelter)
TIME COMMITMENT: On an as-needed basis, 8 hours per week, commitment of 6 months
POSITION SUMMARY: Provide educational instructions under a home-schooling model to resident children of the Emergency Services.
SPECIFIC DUTIES: Meet Monday through Thursday morning with shelter children who are participating in the Home Schooling Program. Provide instructional lessons utilizing NJ Educational Curriculum. Document all interaction. Work either as a head tutor or assistance. Maintain communication with Educational Coordinator.
TRAINING: Womanspace volunteers are expected to complete trainings on the following topics: Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Effects of Domestic Violence on Children. Training related to program activities is also expected.
SUPERVISION: Weekly or bi-weekly meetings with Educational Coordinator.
About Womanspace Inc.
1530 Brunswick Ave, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, US
Womanspace, Inc. is a leading nonprofit agency in Mercer County, New Jersey, that provides a comprehensive array of services to individuals and families impacted by domestic and sexual violence and is dedicated to improving the quality of life for women and their families. Programs include crisis intervention, emergency shelter, counseling, court advocacy and housing services.
Emergency Services are available to assist victims of domestic violence and sexual assault immediately following the initial crisis: the 24-hour hotline (609-394-9000 or 1-800- 572-SAFE); shelter; Domestic Violence Victim Response Teams (DVVRTs); and Sexual Assault Support Advocates.
Counseling and Support Services are provided by professionals who are trained domestic violence and sexual assault specialists. Spanish speaking counselors are available for all services provided by this program and are available regardless of ability to pay. Services also include Court Advocacy and a Legal Clinic.
Housing services foster independence and self-sufficiency for victims of domestic violence and women with developmental disabilities. There are two transitional housing programs, Barbara's House (short term, 3 - 6 month) and Next Step (long term, 1 - 2 years), as well as a Womanspace Residential Awareness Program (WRAP) which provides housing services to developmentally disabled women in supervised apartments and supportive living settings.
Education and Training works to develop a coordinated community response to domestic violence and sexual assault. Programs include Sexual Assault Advocacy and Response Team Training, Professional Training, Community Education, and Chaplaincy.
We'll work with your schedule.
Administrative Office1530 Brunswick Ave.Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
- People 55+
- Must be at least 18