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Rexdale Community Health Centre

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