[Englmajors] ] FamiyWorks Tutor needed!
wensel at u.washington.edu
Tue Apr 14 07:45:01 PDT 2009
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Subject: [community_opportunities] FamiyWorks Tutor needed!
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 13:30:41 -0700
From: Carlson Center <leader at u.washington.edu>
To: community_opportunities at u.washington.edu
References: <49E38DF1.2070702 at u.washington.edu>
In this position, a student will tutor a FamilyWorks student and will
engage in the following activities/roles/tasks:
* Help individual students (grades 1st – 5th) with homework or
other fun learning activities
* Motivate the student to improve study skills, life skills,
self-esteem and goal attainment
* Make learning exciting, relevant, and fun
* Commit to a regular tutoring session schedule
* Possibly assist with other related duties.
We strive for (and most weeks succeed in) a 1:1 tutor:student ratio,
and we are lucky to have the use of the gorgeous local Boys & Girls
Club space, giving you the ability to make a significant impact on a
For this position, a student should possess the following skills
* Desire to work with elementary-aged children.
* Willingness to commit to tutoring once or twice a week, as
well as to assist with Family Works programming as needed
(based on schedule availability) for an extended period of
time (minimum one academic quarter, ideally the full school
* Basic knowledge of reading, writing and math skills.
* Ability to build positive relationships with and promote
self-confidence in children.
* Effective communication skills.
FamilyWorks, a food bank and family center, nourishes and
strengthens individuals and families by connecting people with
support, resources, and community. We believe in being guided by
family support principles in all levels of the organization,
including promoting families as a resource, delivering programs
which build upon families’ strengths, and developing relationships
based on equality and respect. Dependability, flexibility, and
patience. We hope students will gain self-esteem, positive
discipline, and tutoring in specific subjects, based on their needs.
Background Check: Washington State Law requires that FamilyWorks
secure a criminal history background check on all prospective
employees and volunteers. Boys’ and Girls’ Club also requires a
separate background check.
laurenb at familyworksseattle.org <mailto:laurenb at familyworksseattle.org>
(206) 576-6534 location
Boys and Girls Club
1310 N. 45th St
Seattle, Washington 98103 driving directions
It's just up the street from UW!
Take 45th St West over I-5, past the little Wallingford Library, and
you will see the Boys & Girls Club on your right. Street parking is
available all around the center; follow street signs about time
length for parking.
From UW: take the 44 towards Ballard. This bus goes right past the
Club! Get off at Stone Way and walk back East on 45th to the Club.
From downtown: Take the 16 towards the Northgate Transit Center,
and get off at 45th and Stone Way. Walk East on 45th to the Club.
For other routes, please see the Metro Transit Website
(http://transit.metrokc.gov/) <http://transit.metrokc.gov/%29> or
contact Lauren for help.
# Monday, Wednesday from 3:45 PM to 5:30 PM
We would love it if the tutors can commit to both Monday and
Wednesday, but only one day per week is required by the organization.
One Quarter, preferably longer.
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