After-School Tutoring for Motivated High School Students

Published

08/16/2018

Start Date

10/01/2018

End Date

05/31/2019

Times of day

Weekday Afternoons

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

FMSD Office - Portable 1
645 Wool Creek Drive
San Jose
California
95112
United States

Description

ONE-ON-ONE TUTORING


What?

Tutoring at Breakthrough involves working with an assigned student one-on-one to answer questions, review class material, prepare for tests, and develop effective study habits. We especially need tutors in math, science and history, although expertise in all subject areas is welcome.


Note: Tutoring is not offered on a drop-in basis; instead students and tutors commit to a regular weekly schedule. Volunteers are paired with a student (or more if interested) depending on their availability and the subjects in which they are comfortable tutoring.


Who?

We encourage high school and college students to apply, but also welcome other community members familiar with the key subjects needed.


Where?

Breakthrough operates across two locations in San Jose. When completing the volunteer application, you will be prompted to select your preference for either one or both.

  • Hoover Middle School -- Room 138, 1635 Park Avenue
  • Franklin McKinley School District -- Portable 1, 645 Wool Creek Drive


When?

The days tutoring is available depends on the location. Tutoring is offered two days per week at each location. The first sessions begin at 3:00 pm, and the last at 6:00 pm. The minimum commitment required for tutoring is one hour per week on a regular basis for three months; the full semester is preferred, if possible. The tutoring application will prompt you to indicate your preferred days and time frames. All new tutors are welcome to a one-hour orientation.

  • Monday and Wednesday only -- 1635 Park Avenue
  • Tuesday and Thursday only -- 645 Wool Creek Drive


Interested in applying?

Please complete our online application: http://www.tfaforms.com/382479


Questions?

Please email tutoring@breakthroughsv.org

Benefits

  • Training Provided

How To Apply

tutoring@breakthroughsv.org
http://www.tfaforms.com/382479

Please read the description of this tutoring volunteer opportunity. If interested and available, please complete the online application. Thank you!


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