Homework Club Volunteer

(ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0994 Last Full Update: 20 Jan 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactFaye Fakhereddin, Youth Aiding Youth Program Coordinator, ROCK- Reach Out Centre for Kids; Email: fayef@rockonline.ca
DutiesSuccessful candidates will mentor a child at a local Burlington Community Centre, after school in a one-to-one relationship. This position will require working with a child/youth in grades 1-10 with their homework while helping to develop social skills, confidence and self-esteem
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestEducation Support (Early Years) ; Education Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Education Support (Post-Secondary) ; Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Reading / Literacy
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; Working with Children ; Writing & Editing ; Requirements:  
• Must be at least 18 years old  
• Must be proficient in Math, English or Science  
• Must be dependable & trustworthy  
• Must have excellent communication skills  
• Must enjoy working with children  
• Previous experience working one-to-one with a child is considered an asset
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Commitment: 2 hours a week over a 6-month period.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Afternoon 
Tuesday: Afternoon, Evening 
Shifts available:  
Monday 3-5 
Tuesday 3-5 
Tuesday 5-7 
Positions run from January 2020 – June 2020. 
Children in grades 1-5 will sign up for 30-minute time slots to work with volunteers on a one-to-one basis. 
Children and youth in grades 6-10 will sign up for 60-minute time slots to work with volunteers on a one-to-one basis.
SeasonsSpring ; Winter
AccessibilityNot Accessible
LocationROCK Community Housing: 356 Burloak Dr, Burlington, ON L7L 4W5
Number of PositionsBurlington 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsAdditional Requirements: Online application, references, interview, training, police check.
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Organization NameROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
Office PhoneIntake for all locations 905-634-2347 ext 1439; 
Burlington 905-634-2347
Address & Map
471 Pearl St
Burlington, ON L7R 4M4
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