The first is a volunteer opportunity as a SUN after school tutor. Volunteers will need to work 2-10 hours per week after school, from 3:00-5:30pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, and 1:45-4:30pm on Wednesdays.
• Provide a safe, encouraging, and structured place for students to receive homework support and
• Connect with and recruit students for tutoring
• Tutor students both individually and in groups
• When needed, organize and run the after school tutoring room
• Ensure all students are signed in upon arrival
• Enforce all school rules: no hats/beanies, no food/drinks, no cussing and disrespecting other
• Clean and organize library at the end of each day. Tables, chairs, desks, computer equipment, etc.
put back in right place and floors are free of trash and all miscellaneous items
• Potentially assist with SUN family nights/events
• Perform other duties as assigned
Preferred (but not required) qualifications: previous tutoring experience, one year of experience working with children, a positive and enthusiastic attitude, proficiency in Spanish, ability to work with students from different backgrounds. You must pass a criminal background check in order to work with SUN.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The second is an internship as a writing consultant and mentor. Writing consultants will need to work one or two period hours during school. Students will receive half elective credit at the end of the semester. Consultants will meet one-on-one with students and form mentoring relationships centered around improving students’ written work at any given stage. They will also decorate and maintain their work area, visit classrooms to promote the Writing Center, and accurately represent the center during office hours.
Essential duties are responsibilities are:
• Participate in new consultant training and all ongoing professional developments within and in
partnership with the community (e.g. Family, neighbors, community members).
• Hold one-on-one Writing Consultations with student writers.
• Use the writing center to work on personal essays for class, scholarships, etc.
• Manage the physical space in the Center as needed. This may include decorating the
chalkboards, designing the bulletin boards, rearranging furniture, etc.
• Visit classrooms to promote the Writing Center and/or to hold writing consultations.
• Represent the Center within RHS. As ambassadors to the Writing Center, interns will articulate
the goals and purpose of the center to students and staff and model ideal use of its services.
• Complete other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by Writing & Publishing Center staff.
Personal Professional Development:
• Mentors will be paired with a student consultant. They will meet during their shared hours in
the Center to discuss tutoring strategies and personal development.
• Gain peer-tutoring experience; improve interpersonal skills and oral communication skills,
improve writing skills.
• Practice good work habits: responsibility, reliability, professionalism.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Kate McPherson at Roosevelt via email at email@example.com