Career Services Internship Opportunities

Volunteer Tutor

Description: Volunteers from the community meet weekly one-on-one with a child who needs help. They are trained and supported by a professional staff. There are a variety of ways to volunteer: · Assigned tutors are matched with a child for a 90 minute weekly session. · Partner tutors share the responsibility of tutoring with a friend. · Team tutors share a tutoring commitment with a group of co-workers. · On-call tutors fill in for tutors who must cancel a session.

Salary Unpaid
Type of Opportunity Volunteer
Location Queens, NY
Degree Wanted None Req.
Field of Study Day Care Assistant, Education, Liberal Arts & Sciences
Special Skills & Requirements
Company Name Jewish Child Care Association JCCANY
Contact: Bonnie Lictman
Address: 9743 Queens Blvd., Rego Park, NY
Email: jcca@jccany.org
Phone: 212-558-9925
Website: http://www.jccany.org/site/PageServer?pagename=twotogeth_splash
About the Company: Two Together is a city-wide program providing free individualized tutoring to over 100 schoolchildren, ages 8-18, annually. Children who score below grade level in reading and math, or have other learning needs, are eligible for the program. They represent a wide variety of nationalities and ethnic backgrounds. Referrals come from schools, parents, synagogues, churches, community agencies and word-of-mouth. Trained volunteers supervised by learning specialists assist children. Staff works closely with parents toward educational goals. Workshops for parents, cultural experiences and educational projects reinforce the program.
How To Apply: Contact Bonnie Lictman