Homework Help Volunteer

There are currently no Homework Help volunteer opportunities.  Please check back in the summer for upcoming session dates.

OVERVIEW

VolunteerProgram2014_WebIcons_LiteracyLearning_v3Are you an adult with 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 and/or Essay writing.
  • 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

 Preferred

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

TIME AND LENGTH OF COMMITMENT

  • Volunteers can commit to more than one library branch to volunteer as a Homework Help volunteer.
  • We ask that volunteers commit to at least six out of eight weeks of the program.

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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