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Volunteer Tutor Position

Organization: Working Women Community Centre - On Your Mark Academic Support Program
Date Posted: 2019-09-17
Posted By: Sonia Neves
Date Needed: 2019-10-19
City: Toronto
Location: Ontario
Country: Canada
Primary Category: Teaching/Tutoring/Assistance Positions
Type of Position: Long-Term (3 months or more)

Description & Details

 

Working Women Community Centre is a charitable organization that provides a variety of programs and services, which help immigrant women adjust to living in Toronto. Working Women is unique in two very distinct ways- our enterprising spirit and our approach with clients.

Title: Volunteer Tutor  for the On Your Mark Academic Support Program
Volunteer Position - Minimum 1.5 to 2 Hours per Week AFTER SCHOOL OR SATURDAY. The program runs from October to May. We are currently interviewing for the 2019-2020 school year!

Volunteering Objective:
Tutors will work closely with elementary and/or secondary students within both Toronto District and Catholic School Boards and are responsible for providing educational assistance, guidance and mentoring.

Responsibilities:

  • To provide one-to-one or small group support to students in elementary and/or high school.
  • Provide assistance (in English) with, assignments, and other areas of studies where children may be experiencing difficulties, specifically Math and/or English.
  • Work in cooperation with Program Coordinators, parents and/or school staff in the selected schools 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.  Be a positive role model to 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
  • Participate in tutor orientation and training
  • Provide program staff with references and permission to perform police background check.Additional Skills/Interests An Ideal Candidate Would Poses:
  • 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. Volunteers have the opportunity to a specific subject area of strength, ie. Math, ie.). 


Additional Skills/Interests An Ideal Candidate Would Poses:

  • 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. Volunteers have the opportunity to a specific subject area of strength, ie. Math, ie.). 
  • Interest in the field of education and/or social services
  • Experience working with children and/or youth at the elementary and/or high school level an ASSET
  • Self-motivated, supportive, positive role model, responsible and reliable.

Advantages of Becoming a Tutor:

  • Relevant educational experience
  • An opportunity to give back to the community
  • Make a real difference in the life of a child and/or youth
  • Letters of Reference
  • Teacher College Letters of Reference

How to Apply / Contact

HOW TO APPLY:

Email Jane Sizova at jsizova@workingwomencc.org with the following:

- Volunteer Position you are interest in applying for
- Your updated resume
- Availability for an Interview.  The interviews can be scheduled Monday to Friday.

For more information on this program, please access the On Your Mark webpage.

Jane Sizova
Volunteer Recruitment and Support Specialist
jsizova@workingwomencc.org
416-532-2824 ext. 222

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