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Elev8 Baltimore Experience Corps Literacy Tutor

On-site, Volunteer must be in or near Baltimore, MD

Details

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

Description

Elev8 Baltimore Experience Corps Literacy Tutor

Service Position Summary:  Literacy tutors serve in local schools and out-of-school settings. They tutor in grades Kindergarten through Third by providing tutoring in essential early reading skills. Additionally, Tutors build positive relationships that support, encourage, and motivate students.

 Commitment: A minimum of five hours per week, over two days a week, for the entire school year, plus additional time for required training and team meetings.

Reports to: Volunteer Coordinator

Responsibilities:

Students

·      Work with designated students in either one-on-one or small groups of children (no more than 3), identified by the teacher or Literacy Specialist as needing extra reading assistance that the structured session model provides

·      Tutor students using AARP Foundation EC-approved curriculum and materials

·      Model appropriate behavior for children

·      Develop positive relationships with students; nurture self-esteem and a positive attitude toward learning

Training and Team

·      Attend and participate in a minimum of 25 hours of pre-and in-service tutor training throughout the year

·      Attend and participate in team meetings

·      Communicate any concerns, questions, or challenges to EC Team Leader

·      Be willing to serve as a volunteer tutor substitute

·      Establish and build relationships with teachers, team leaders, and team members

Administrative

·      Maintain accurate records of daily tutoring sessions and volunteer service

·      Participate in formal service reviews by Team Leader twice during the school year

·      Arrive on time (at least 10-15 minutes before the first tutoring session) and be prepared to serve students

·      Notify the Team Leader by 7:30 a.m about unplanned absences or tardiness

Policies

·      Respect the privacy of the students by keeping the names and progress of students confidential

·      Respect the classroom teacher/school staff by keeping observations made in the classroom confidential

·      Agree and adhere to all EC, school, and classroom policies

Qualifications:

·      At least 50-years old

·      Has high school diploma or equivalent

·      Will agree to and pass criminal background checks

·      Excellent communication skills

·      Successful completion of pre-service training

·      Enjoys being with children and values education

·      Creative, responsible, organized, flexible, and self-motivated

·      Ability to work well with a diverse group of volunteers

Benefits: 

·      Ability to make a measurable impact on students’ literacy

·      Learn and develop new skills

·      Inspire, educate, and motivate future generations

·      Opportunity to serve as a role model for students

·      Work with a team making strong social connections

Service Position Summary:  Literacy tutors serve in local schools and out-of-school settings. They tutor in grades Kindergarten through Third by providing tutoring in essential early reading skills. Additionally, Tutors build positive…

Location

On-site

Arundel Elementary School or Southwest Baltimore Charter School

Baltimore, MD, USA

How to Apply

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