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Become a Virtual Academic Coach with Communities in Schools of Michigan!

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Communities in Schools of Michigan (CIS of MI) is looking for volunteers to support a pilot program in Waverly Community Schools!  Volunteers will serve as academic coaches to groups of 2-3 elementary or middle school students.  Sessions will take place after-school on Google Meet and will be supervised by CIS of MI staff.  

Volunteers will be matched to a tutoring group based on their availability and grade/subject preferences.

We Are Looking For Volunteers Who:

  • Can commit to weekly one hour sessions over Google Meet
  • Is comfortable transitioning into in-person sessions when Waverly schools reopen (currently planned for March)
  • Are comfortable supporting 2-3 students at a time
  • Can pass a background check (Required of all CIS of MI volunteers)
  • Are 16 years or older

*Tutoring experience is helpful but not required. Training and ongoing support will be provided.

Volunteers Will:

  • Complete an application and a mandatory 2 hour virtual training
  • Provide weekly after-school homework help to students
  • Help foster important soft skills, such as teamwork, communication, and personal organization
  • Communicate students’ successes and challenges with Site Coordinators

To apply as a coach, please visit: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScLQ1O4AFaVGTvj7Cv6Q49KeYlbGFt5BsLxMPA2h6xwnu_7dg/viewform 

For additional questions regarding mentoring opportunities, please contact Aysia Rodriguez at aysia@cismichigan.org. To learn more about Communities in Schools of Michigan, please visit https://cismichigan.org/.


Communities in Schools of Michigan (CIS of MI) is looking for volunteers to support a pilot program in Waverly Community Schools!  Volunteers will serve as academic coaches to groups of 2-3 elementary or middle school students.  Sessions will…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
741 North Cedar Street, Lansing, MI 48906, United States
Suite 100

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