Helping low-income, Spanish-speaking immigrants acquire the tools they need to thrive.

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UP! Volunteer

 UP! Volunteer Job Description
2016-2016

Objective
By providing homework support to students, volunteers will contribute to the UP! goal of 100% of our students graduating from a 4-year university.

Program Information
Program Dates:
Middle school: August 29-June 7
High school: August 22-June7
Homework help hours:
Middle School: Mon 4:30-5:30pm, Tue & Wed 3:30-5:30pm, Thurs 2-4pm
High School: Mon-Thurs 5:45-6:45pm

Responsibilities
*Provide homework support to individuals or small groups of students
*Communicate regularly with the program supervisor about any academic or socio-emotional issues
*Provide a nurturing, supportive, and positive learning environment with high expectations
*Sign in and out daily, and wear a name badge when on site

Skills
*Ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and other volunteers
*Strong content knowledge in your identified subject(s)
*Ability to communicate effectively with students, volunteers and staff
*Ability to work with people of varied cultural and socio-economic backgrounds

Requirements
*Attend a mandatory volunteer orientation
*Minimum commitment of 2 hours per week
*Volunteers must pass criminal background check prior to participation and sign a volunteer agreement
*Commitment to volunteer for the full academic year strongly preferred

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