Homework Help Volunteer

OVERVIEW

VolunteerProgram2014_WebIcons_LiteracyLearning_v3Do you have a passion for sharing knowledge and helping students succeed in school? EPL is looking for volunteers for our Homework Help for Teens program. We are seeking volunteers with expertise in Math at the junior high and high school levels.

VOLUNTEER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist high school and junior high school students with subject-specific homework questions and test preparation specific to Math.
  • Work under the supervision of library staff and alongside other volunteers in a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Provide students with encouragement and support.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • In depth knowledge of junior high and high school Math.
  • Fluent in both oral and written English.
  • Excellent problem solving ability.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Over 18yrs old.

 Preferred

  • Familiarity with the Alberta curriculum.
  • Previous teaching/tutoring experience is preferred.
  • Experience working with teens.

LOCATIONS, TIME AND LENGTH OF COMMITMENT

  • Volunteers can volunteer at:
    • There are no opportunities at this time. 
  • Volunteers can commit to as many or as few branches as desired.
  • We ask that volunteers be able to commit to at least six out of eight weeks.

TRAINING

  • Volunteers will participate in a mandatory training seminar that will include an overview of our volunteer software system, duties and responsibilities, and tutoring basics.

BENEFITS

  • The volunteer will be eligible for a reference after completing their volunteer term.
  • This position will be providing invaluable support for junior high and high school students.
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