Homework Club Assistant Leader

At St. Alban’s Boys and Girls Club, passionate, well trained staff and volunteers lead a diverse range of programs and services for children, youth and families. We are currently looking for committed, reliable, and enthusiastic volunteers to lead our Homework Clubs for children in grades 1-6.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in leading a homework club for children from grades 1-6 from 4:00pm-5:00pm.
  • Assist children and youth with daily assignments, projects and ongoing academic challenges
  • Facilitate a safe, quiet space where everyone can concentrate on their individual assignments
  • Help children and youth to learn appropriate problem solving techniques to build independence and confidence
  • Encourage and coach children and youth to achieve their goals
  • Communicate with program managers about any issues or challenges that come up in the program
  • Work in a team with program volunteers, staff, managers and parents

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience working with children in grades 1-6 in a tutoring or academic environment
  • Post secondary education (completed or current)
  • Comfort in tutoring participants in full range of subject areas, including math, science, language arts, history, geography, etc.
  • Ability to work as a team with the Program Coordinator and other volunteers to facilitate learning, growth and opportunity for participants
  • Boys and Girls Club experience, HIGH FIVE training and First Aid are assets but not requirements.

Location:            Main Clubhouse (843 Palmerston Avenue)

Day/Hours:       Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (each volunteer would come in once or twice per week)

For more information or to apply, contact Ikram Kabadeh ikram@stalbansclub.ca 416-534-8561 ext 267