Homework Club Coach at Edenvale Branch Library


(37.26766,-121.821144)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

101 Branham Ln. EastSan Jose, CA 95111
Homework coaches help children and teens with their homework.

About

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
Commitment:
  • 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!

Skills

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

Good Match For

Teens

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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