YouthCare - GED Tutor - Orion Center

Job Type

Full Time




United States


YouthCare, GED Tutor - WSC

In this AmeriCorps project, the AmeriCorps member will serve students in YouthCare’s Orion Center GED program as well as those students who have recently graduated from the program and are transitioning into another educational and/or career opportunity. The AmeriCorps member will build positive relationships with students as a critical foundation for the effective assistance of students in achieving their educational goals. The AmeriCorps member will receive training on the structure and content of the GED test and will assist homeless youth in gearing up to meet the stringent testing requirements. The AmeriCorps member will serve by providing individualized, one-on-one tutoring to homeless youth and young adults in the GED program. In doing so, they will acquire skills and become proficient in the use of the various curricula materials and technological resources used for teaching. In addition to serving as tutors for the program, the AmeriCorps member will be responsible for organizing and managing a group of volunteer tutors to work with students. The AmeriCorps member also will learn and assist young people experiencing homelessness in successfully learning how to navigate the GED computer-based testing system. Members also will teach other volunteers how to assist students with navigating the GED testing system. From time to time, the AmeriCorps member will be encouraged to prepare and teach small group learning lessons and/or lead small group academic enrichment activities. This position is contingent on funding and is scheduled to be in-place 9/1/18 through 7/15/19.


Program Benefits: Education award upon successful completion of service, Childcare assistance if eligible, Training, Health Coverage, Stipend. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement