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Middle Education Volunteer Tutor - Boys and Girls Clubs of Carson

Hosted by: Mount Saint Mary's University

Date

Ongoing Opportunity

Time

Contact coordinator for times

Contact

Katleen Hernandez
volunteer@bgccarson.org
213.477.2662

About Middle Education Volunteer Tutor - Boys and Girls Clubs of Carson

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VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTION:
MIDDLE EDUCATION TUTOR

Purpose:
Provide individual and small group tutoring and homework assistance to students. Assist students in improving academic achievement by helping them with homework and/or reviewing class material. Other assistance might include: discussing the text, predicting test questions, formulating ideas for papers, or working on solutions to problems.

Volunteer Duties:
 Help members with daily homework.
 Help staff with the Clubs tutoring program.
 Provide encouragement and support by helping members develop confidence and positive attitude toward learning by affirming their thinking and progress in their lessons.
 Showing respect for the members by listening to what they have to say and by involving them in decisions about the learning process.
 Assures that all members sign in when coming into the program.
 Maintains members order and discipline by managing members’ behavior; reinforces rules of the club and all the recreational areas (including the gym).
 Meeting regularly and punctually.

Time Commitment:
 Make a semester commitment
 Spend a minimum of two hours a week as a tutor
 Communicate with staff on a weekly basis

Desirable Qualities:
 Willing listener
 Encouraging and supportive
 Patient and flexible
 Tolerant and respectful of individual difference

Participation Requirements:
 Be interested in working with young people
 Be willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures
 Be willing to complete the application and screening process
 Be dependable and consistent in meeting the time commitments
 Attend mentor training sessions as prescribed
 Be willing to communicate regularly with program staff, submit activity information, and take constructive feedback regarding mentoring activities

Benefits:
 Personal fulfillment through contribution to community and individual
 Satisfaction in helping someone mature, progress, and achieve goals
 Training sessions and group activities

Application Process

Application and Screening Process
 Application available at www.bgccarson.org under the "Ways to Give" tab.
 Submit application to volunteer@bgccarson.org
 Personal interview
 Provide three personal references
 Criminal history check: state, child abuse and neglect registry, sexual offender registry
 Finger Print Live Scan
 TB Test

For more information, contact Katleen Hernandez at 310-522-0500.


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