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Learning Buddies Network (Learning Buddies Network – Math or Reading Mentor for At Risk Youth)Organization Name: Learning Buddies Network
Opportunity Title: Learning Buddies Network – Math or Reading Mentor for At Risk Youth
Category: Children & Youth
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: September 22, 2019
End Date: December 12, 2019
- Background/police check required
- Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
- Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
- Training or orientation required
Learning Buddies Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping elementary school students develop essential literacy and math skills through free one on one, after school tutoring in a fun group setting. We reach children who otherwise would not have the help they need. Our goals are to enhance self-esteem through improvement in academic skills and to ignite a passion for learning in a safe and caring environment.
Mentor responsibilities include: attending math/ reading training, orientation, Mentor sessions, and Mentor meetings, completing Mentor reports, preparing lesson material for each session, tracking the student’s progress, reporting to Program Coordinators and Executive Coordinator, and assisting in volunteer recruitment.