High school Tutor
Our Mission: to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships, and develop confidence and skills for life. Core Values: Belonging Respect Encouragement & Support Working Together Speaking Out Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BCs most important deliverables are of the human kind. Whether kids come to a club from age 6 17, or go to Camp Potlatch for a week every summer, our involvement with kids builds their confidence, helps them make friends and find mentors, make healthy food choices a lifelong habit, develop leadership skills, and increases the likelihood that they will finish school. What is central to our success with kids is that Boys and Girls Clubs is uniquely great at developing meaningful and enduring relationships with kids that help them to know they matter, that we believe in them, and that they should believe in themselves. Annually, we serve 12,000 children, youth, and families -- and no one is ever turned away due to an inability to pay. No one. www.bgcbc.ca
This position is ideal for volunteers that would like to come in regularly once per week for a school year or at least 4 months. You will with staff support student learning and outcomes to our most vulnerable high school students. Our Raising the Grade program supports and mentors students in Grade 8 - 11 and helps to insure academic success and a love for learning.
Previous experience with youth is an asset. Comfortable teaching and mentoring one to one or small groups The following tutors are needed: Science - Grade 8-11 Bio, Chem - Grade 12 Math - Grade 8-11 Calculus - Grade 12 English - Grade 8-11 Socials - Grade 8-11
Pursue professional growth and development Create employment skills Expand your professional network Enjoy social interaction / meet new people Fulfill a sense of empathy obtain a connection with a "cause" Be a part of positive change in your community Have fun Build personal empowerment and self-esteem Instill a value of giving and caring Complete education or work experience requirements Clean Criminal Record check, 3 hour training