Library--East San José Carnegie Branch


Programmatic - Homework Club Coordinator

Flex your leadership skills by becoming a Library Homework Club Coordinator!

Homework Clubs provide after-school assistance for K-8 children free of charge. San Jose Public Library is expanding this program to additional branches and are looking for experienced, dedicated community members to help coordinate these new clubs.

Homework Club Coordinators will occupy a key leadership position and help to recruit, train, and schedule other volunteers. They will also assist with promoting their Club to the public and maintain records for reporting purposes. We will provide training on recruitment, promotion and record keeping.

This is a perfect opportunity for anyone interested in leading their own program and supporting education. 

Qualifications

  • Age 18 or older (21 or older preferred)
  • Experience working with youth
  • High degree of initiative and creativity
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Ability to develop and work with a team
  • Excellent oral communication and written skills
  • Ability to organize projects
  • Fingerprint clearance required for volunteers 18 or over
  • Bilingual skills (English & Spanish) are highly desired.

Commitment

  • 9-10  month commitment, at least 2 hours a week.
    Homework Club is currently planned  for Thursdays, 4-6 p.m. September - May.
    We would like to expand to an additional day, either Mondays 4-6 p.m. or Tuesdays 4-5 p.m.
    Please indicate in your application for which days and time you are available.

 

Qualifications Required

  • Age Must be at least 18+
  • Library Homework Club Training Complete Must be Yes
  • Oral communication and written skills in English Must be at least High
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, internet, and email Must be Yes