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Volunteer Tutor Position

Organization: Working Women Community Centre - On Your Mark Academic Support Program
Date Posted: 2017-11-06
Posted By: Angeles Destefano
City: Toronto
Location: Ontario
Country: Canada
Primary Category: Teaching/Tutoring/Assistance Positions
Type of Position: Long-Term (3 months or more)

Description & Details

 

 

Tutor (minimum 1.5 to 2 hours per week) On Your Mark Academic Support Program Volunteering Objective: Tutors work closely with elementary and/or secondary school students within the Toronto Catholic and District School Boards providing educational assistance and guidance.

Responsibilities:
· Provide assistance (in English) with homework, assignments, and other areas of studies where children may be experiencing difficulties, specifically Math and/or English on a weekly basis
· Work in cooperation with Program Coordinator(s), school staff in the selected schools (if applicable) and parents (if applicable) to develop a work plan that is best suited to students’ needs
· Assist in regular reporting and tracking of students’ progress, accomplishments and areas of difficulty
· Maintain a positive and enthusiastic attitude towards education and learning and be a positive role-model for your student(s)
· Follow all policies and procedures as outlined in the orientation and training packages Expectations/Criteria:
· Available a minimum of 1.5 to 2 hours a week either for AFTER-SCHOOL TUTORING OR SATURDAY MORNING TUTORING
· Provide program staff with references and permission to perform police background check.
· Maintain accurate attendance, logs and the completion of tracking information.

We are interviewing volunteers for the 2017/2018 school year, which will begin in October 2017. 

 

Email: Angeles Destefano. Volunteer Recrutiment On Your Mark Academic Support Program Working Women Community Centre  Phone: (416) 532-2824 ext. 222 Email: adestefano@workingwomencc.org

Additional Information

FREE for New Volunteers - On Your Mark Orientation Training Voluntary FREE "Literacy Training" Voluntary FREE "JUMP Math Training" 


Required language

English


Transportation

Close to subway station, bus or streetcar stop.  Parking also available


Minimum age

16


Minimum hours per week

2 hours


Task requirements

Skills/Interests An Ideal Candidate Would Possess: · Student or graduate of a secondary or post-secondary institution · EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN ENGLISH. Majority of Tutoring to help with reading and writing with students below grade level in this area. (Knowledge of Portuguese and/or Spanish an asset but NOT necessary). Ability to help students in all or some areas of reading, writing and math. · Interest in helping students in all or some areas of reading, writing and Math NOTE: Volunteers have the opportunity to specify subject area of strength, e.g. Math). Interest in the field of education and/or social services. · Some experience working with children and/or youth at the elementary and/or high school level an asset ·  


Accessibility

Building is accessible

How to Apply / Contact

 

 

You are also welcome to send an email with your current resume to:

Angeles Destefano

VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT

416-532-2824

Phone Extension: 222

adestefano@workingwomencc.org

 

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