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Tutor, Urban Connections, Columbus, Ohio

Organization: Urban Connections
Contact Name: Cathy Alexander
Position Type: Local Volunteering (in person)
Address: 447 Fairwood Ave
Columbus, Ohio  43205  
United States
Great For: Great for Seniors
Service Area(s): Tutoring, Social Services, K-12 Christian/Catholic Schools, Education, Children and Youth Ministry
Hourly Commitment:
1.0 per: Week
Number of Positions:
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position


Tutor Description - Tutors participate in the tutoring program at the local elementary school. Involvement means reading with a student who may be struggling. - Wednesday 10:30am-11:30am - volunteers commit to the duration of at least one school year for the purposes of providing stability in the lives of everyone involved, especially the children and their families. - volunteer should encourage focus and provide structure and appropriate discipline as necessary Requirements: Qualifications - No special educational training required - Individual should be a disciple of Jesus Christ, showing fruit of the Spirit - Individual must be teachable and able to work within the context of a team - Individual must be an active member or participant in a local Christian community Volunteer Responsibilities - To be present on time, during tutoring time, on the day agreed upon with the staff, every week during the school year. - Call the UC staff ahead of time if absence is necessary - To model the life and person of Christ - To build relationships with kids, parents and families - To fill out a Volunteer Personnel Form and abide by the Standard of Conduct - To participate in evaluations with other volunteers in the same program - To participate in at least two training times, held by UC staff, during the school year.
Initially Posted: 08/03/2007
Last Updated: 10/11/2016