Library--Evergreen Branch


Programmatic - Homework Club Coach (Teen)

Help local school children with their homework and foster their ability to succeed in school.  Watch their confidence build as they master their homework.

  • Help young students with their homework in a range of subjects - reading, writing, math, social studies, and science
  • 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 record keeping

Skills/ Experience Needed:

  • Prior experience tutoring is a plus, but not required
  • Tutoring of students in Kindergarten-5th grade is open to eligible 8th and 9th graders and up.
  • To tutor students in 6th grade - you must be in 10th grade and up. 
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 recommended.
  •  Must have the skills to support elementary school students. This can be strength in one subject area or general knowledge in multiple areas.
  • Active Teens Reach participation is required of 13 and 14 year old volunteers.  
  • Experience or interest working with youth
  • Strong oral communication skills 
  • Dependable, patient, and flexible
  • Second language ability a plus, but not required
  • Fingerprint clearance required for volunteers once they turn 18
Commitment: Minimum 3 month commitment. Volunteers choose a day of the week (M-Th) and are assigned that shift. Homework Club Coaches are expected to make at least 3 of their assigned shifts a month. Any absences should be communicated to a librarian.
       
 
If you meet the above criteria, you may sign up for shifts. Evergreen Homework Club meets every Monday through Thursday from 3:30 - 5:00 pm. If you have any questions, please contact Marsha Malcolm (marsha.malcolm@sjlibrary.org).        
 

Qualifications Required

  • Age Must be at least 13+
  • Oral communication and written skills in English Must be at least High

Schedule Summary

The next 10 shifts (out of 76 total shifts) for this activity are as follows


Date Start Time End Time
Monday, September 23, 2019 3:30 PM 5:00 PM
Monday, September 23, 2019 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 3:30 PM 5:00 PM
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 3:30 PM 5:00 PM
Thursday, September 26, 2019 3:30 PM 5:00 PM
Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
Monday, September 30, 2019 3:30 PM 5:00 PM
Monday, September 30, 2019 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
Tuesday, October 01, 2019 3:30 PM 5:00 PM