CRB's Youth Education Program is seeking volunteer tutors to provide individualized and small group tutoring to refugee and EL youth attending Kent School District schools in an impactful after-school and summer program! Mentors will be able to identify hindrances to their students’ overall prosperity, promote regular goal setting, and deliver pertinent, hands-on support.
Self-realization and improved self-esteem for the young person are important goals of the relationship. We're hoping to find tutors who are compassionate, caring, and have cultural humility. We provide extensive training to our tutors, so everyone is prepared and ready to have a rewarding experience!
Time Involvement: 8-16 hours per week, with a minimum three-month commitment required.
Essential Job Functions include:
- Work with CRB’s Youth Program Coordinator to support refugee and EL youth.
- Instruct and facilitate individual, pair, and small group work.
- Apply tutoring strategies that focus on increasing student’s comprehension, building academic skills, and creating results.
- Provide feedback to Youth Program Coordinator on individual student progress and/or challenges on a consistent basis.
- Complete daily volunteer log/time sheets and submit them for approval to the Youth Program Coordinator in a timely manner.
- Give extra support to students, as needed.
- Reside in Seattle Metro Area
- COVID-19 Vaccination preferred
- Prior experience tutoring youth is helpful, but not necessary.
- Cultural humility, including experience working with individuals who have limited formal education and/or English literacy skills.
- Ability to adapt to changing situations; to be comfortable teaching in a multi-level classroom.
- Adept at facilitating educational activities with individuals or small groups.
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
- Complete daily volunteer log/time sheets and submit them for approval to the Youth Program Coordinator in a timely manner
- Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
- Ability to maintain a consistent tutoring schedule.
- Abide by all of CRB’s established protocols, codes of conduct, and procedures
- Join a community of people with similar values, built on the foundation of helping others and giving back to the community.
- Hands-on experience in community engagement activities
- Support a community-based organization to improve the lives of refugee and immigrant families in the South King County Region
- Volunteer application
- Phone Interview with Program Manager
- Orientation and background check