Library--Edenvale Branch


Programmatic - Homework Club Coach

Help local students reach academic success at the library and foster their ability to succeed in school.

How You Will Make a Difference

Homework Club Coaches will help young students with their homework in a range of subjects - reading, writing, math, social studies, and science. Watch their confidence grow as they master their homework at the library.

Volunteers are needed to:

  • 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 data keeping

Benefits

  • Encourages lifelong learning to community youth
  • Connect with your community and provide a desired service
  • Share or gain experience with program management skills
  • Develop mentoring skills
  • Learn ways to coach, promote learning, and refine teaching skills 

Commitment/Schedule

Homework Club Coaches need to commit to 2 hours per week in the afternoon, for a 6-month duration. Volunteers are needed late-September 2022 to late-May 2023. There will be a pre-start Homework Club training in mid-September, as well as additional trainings throughout the school year as needed. Homework Club will not meet during school breaks and library holiday closures.

Prospective volunteers should:

  • Complete Homework Club Volunteer Training
  • Have experience or interest in working with youth
  • Have strong oral communication skills
  • Be dependable, patient, and flexible
  • Complete a fingerprint background check, at no cost to you. Only required if you are 18 years or older

Language Skills

  • Bilingual skills are highly desired, but not required

Qualifications Required

  • Age Must be at least 15+
  • Library Homework Club Training Completed Must be Yes
  • Oral and written communication skills in English Must be at least High