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Volunteers for tutoring Math and Science


  • WHERE
    Toronto, ON
  • WHEN
    Ongoing

DESCRIPTION

STEP+ Tutor Volunteer Posting

Overview of the Steps to Excellence Program

The primary goal of STEP+ is to address the academic disparities in the Kingsview Village - The Westway neighborhood by providing programs and support to enhance academic achievement and educational success and overall health and wellbeing of youth in the community.

Job Title

Volunteer Tutors for Afterschool Educational Program

Positions Available

10-12

Key Responsibilities

Attends afterschool programming and assists youth with their homework and assignments in the applicable subject area

Ask students about specific topics or subject areas that are giving them trouble or that warrant further exploration

Review recent homework assignment and test scores, and work through problems or questions that the student did not answer correctly

Working with youth one-to-one or in small groups to provide academic support in various subjects

Assisting youth with homework, assignments, test or exam preparation

Communicate with the STEP+ Program Assistant and Program Coordinator about trouble areas or any other issues that requires attention

Rewarding students using positive reinforcement and feedback

Qualifications/Abilities/Assets

College/University education or related work experience in particular subject area

Knowledgeable and skilled in subject area you want to tutor

Must be confident with tutoring the particular subject area of interest

Interested candidates who can tutor Math and Science, particularly Functions, Physics, and Chemistry

Previous tutoring and/or mentoring experience is an asset

Must be comfortable working with high school aged youth (13 to 18 years old)

Ability to build positive rapport with youth

Strong sense of empathy and compassion

Demonstrating sensitivity to the individual needs of students

Being able to work within a multicultural environment, showing consideration and respect to a diverse range of students and families of all backgrounds and abilities

Communicating clearly and confidently, both in writing and verbally, in order to accurately impart knowledge and give detailed instructions to students

Using tact, patience, and good judgment when communicating with students and parents to maintain effective and collaborative relationship

Being a great listener, as well as being able to easily and efficiently identify students’ needs and difficulties (e.g. learning and behavioural difficulties)

Location

High School in Rexdale

Program Dates & Hours

Tuesdays & Thursdays

3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Contact

If you are interested in volunteering for this position, please contact:

Maria Cruz

STEP Program Coordinator

Rexdale Community Health Centre

Phone : (416) 744- 6312 Ext .3276

maria.cruz@rexdalechc.com

Who You'll be Assisting

Rexdale Community Health Centre

The Steps to Excellence Program (STEPS+) is looking for Tutors who are comfortable working with youth in Grade 9-11 (ages 13-17) and are confident with tutoring various subjects. We are especially seeking volunteer Tutors who are skilled in Math (Calculus, Functions, and Data Management) and Science (Biology, Chemistry, and Physics).

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Who You'll be Assisting

Rexdale Community Health Centre

The Steps to Excellence Program (STEPS+) is looking for Tutors who are comfortable working with youth in Grade 9-11 (ages 13-17) and are confident with tutoring various subjects. We are especially seeking volunteer Tutors who are skilled in Math (Calculus, Functions, and Data Management) and Science (Biology, Chemistry, and Physics).