Library--Biblioteca Latinoamericana


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 record 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 1.5 - 2 hours per week, for either the Fall Semester or the Spring Semester. Volunteer are needed September  - December , 2022 and January  through May  2023.  There are planned breaks from Homework Club at Thanksgiving, Winter Holiday Break, and other major Federal Holidays.

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

We are recruiting Homework Coaches for Mondays from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m..   If there is demand, we may add an extra day. 

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
  • Skilled in basic internet, email, and Microsoft Office Must be Yes
  • Virtual Homework Club Training Completed Must be Yes

Schedule Summary

This activity occurs between Thursday, September 01, 2022 and Saturday, June 17, 2023