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Academic Tutor

companyVolunteers of America Los Angeles
locationLos Angeles, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

VOALA

Helping Our Most Vulnerable Change Their Life Stories

Volunteers of America is a non-profit human services organization committed to serving people in need, strengthening families, and building communities. VOALA provides a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

The Academic Tutor supervises academic tutoring sessions to help program participants develop the skills required to master academic course material in specific subjects such as Math, English, Science, etc. as stated by the Lead Tutor. Provide individual and small group tutoring to students after-school through homework help and/or class material review. The Academic Tutor will also help develop and implement enrichment activities to enhance the participant's academic and social development. Other assistance might include; creating engagement activities and leading math and/or college preparatory workshops.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead academic tutoring sessions to help participants develop the skills required to master academic material
  • Coordinates daily homework assistance and tutoring program for students
  • Develop lesson plans and tutor in accordance with California Content Standards
  • Assist in the creation of learning activities and other department objectives
  • Complete tutorial log daily and complete monthly reports
  • Monitor the use of tutoring resources (laptops, calculators, books, etc.) during tutoring session
  • Set up materials and prepare the classroom for the day's activities.
  • Keep written logs of students' and observations and progress
  • Communicate with Lead Tutor, Project Advisor, and Director concerning the participants
  • Mentor students about the college experience
  • Present and lead workshops on topics around college/careers/financial literacy/leadership development as needed
  • Monitor and supervise students during field trips when needed
  • Other duties as required and is subject to change at any time

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications

EDUCATION:

  • Current college freshman or higher with a mastery of target subject
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA in area of competency in high school

EXPERIENCE:

  • 1 year of tutoring or related experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional or personal experience in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting the students

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify as required by the federal government and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

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