Homework Club Coach at Edenvale Branch Library


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Tue Sep 06, 2016 03:30 PM - Sat Dec 31, 2016 05:30 PM


101 Branham Ln. EastSan Jose, CA 95111

Homework coaches help children and teens with their homework.


At the library, help local school children (K-8th grade) with their homework and foster their ability to succeed in school. Build confidence and skills in learners as they master their homework.

  • Help young students with their homework in a range of subjects - reading, writing, math, social studies, and science
  • Coach students in groups of one to four
  • Assist with enrichment activities with those students who have completed their homework
  • Assist with administrative tasks such as record keeping

Skills/ Experience Needed:

  • Prior experience tutoring is a plus, but not required
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 recommended. Must have the requisite skills to support elementary school students. This can be strength in one subject area or general knowledge in multiple areas.
  • Experience or interest working with youth
  • Strong oral communication skills a must
  • Dependable, patient, and flexible
  • Second language ability a plus, but not required
  • Fingerprint clearance required for volunteers age 18 and over
  • Homework Club Coaches need to commit to two hours a week, either on Tuesdays from 3:30pm to 5:30pm, for 9 months during the school year. This opportunity is open to students ages 15 to 18.
  • Help students in grades K-12 understand their homework in a range of subjects - reading, writing, math, social studies, and science.
  • Coach students individually and in small groups.
  • Collaborate with staff to create enrichment activities for those who complete their homework.
  • Assist with administrative tasks as needed

Interested in volunteering as a Homework Coach? Register here: https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicEnterprise/EnterpriseActivity?enterpriseGuid=8370465d-3777-4b73-b24b-3efd11ca6c09&activityGuid=dd58b1c4-8366-4298-b919-144fbe257812&searchUrl=https%253a%252f%252fapp.betterimpact.com%252fPublicEnterprise%252fEnterpriseSearch%253fKeyword%253dLibrary%2526EnterpriseGuid%253d8370465d-3777-4b73-b24b-3efd11ca6c09%2526SearchType%253dKeyword

or email carmen.letona@sjlibrary.org!


  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Tutoring

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-8 hours a month
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 recommended
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