YMCA of Greater Saint John

Homework Club Tutor - Newcomer Connections

Location: Newcomer Connections
Status: Accepting
Type of Position: Weekly according to Schedule
Placement Date: Immediate

Homework Club is an after school tutoring program offered to newcomer students in Middle and High school. Homework Club Tutors help newcomer children of all backgrounds especially those who have come to Canada as refugees. The Homework Club Tutor provides tutoring support so that students can reach their academic goals and can adapt and integrate faster into the New Brunswick education system. Homework Club Tutors primarily provide support in Middle and High School Math, English, Science and ESL (English as a Second Language). This position works alongside Newcomer Connections’ School Coordinators, Kimchi Nguyen and Candace Aulenback. This position is coordinated by Kendra Gautreau, Volunteer Liaison, K.Gautreau@saintjohny.ca

Major Responsibilities:

  • Attend orientation and training
  • Update the Homework Club online schedule as per availability
  • Notify the School Coordinator scheduled or the Volunteer Liaison if unable to attend
  • Assist and support educational activities for students ranging from ages 12-18 who attend the Homework Club as well aid with any school material they bring
  • Ensure the safety and security of the student when working together
  • Communicate openly and regularly with the School Coordinators
  • Keep the School Coordinators informed of any issues that may impact tutoring
  • Listen to and respect the thoughts and viewpoints of the student, and focus on their strengths
  • Report to the Volunteer Liaison, Kendra Gautreau, k.gautreau@saintjohny.com regarding topics that relate to the volunteer experience
  • Submit tutoring hours to the Volunteer Liaison

The Newcomer Connections Team would like to thank all volunteers for their time and effort.

Name of Contact or Department: Kendra Gautreau, Volunteer Liaison

Application Deadline: On-going, submit volunteer application to k.gautreau@saintjohny.ca

YMCA Youth Volunteer Application (Under 18 years of age):

YMCA Volunteer Application: 

For more information on other Volunteer Opportunities at the YMCA of Greater Saint John visit the website https://saintjohny.ymca.ca/Volunteer