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Volunteering Opportunity: VO73315

  • Volunteer Tutor - Homework Club
    with Collydean Community Centre.

    Created/last updated: 20/04/2021

    About this opportunity:Collydean Community Centre is seeking volunteer tutors to help with thier proposed homework club to help children and young people with their homework
     •  This opportunity would suit a university student looking for teaching experience, or retired or semi-retired tutors/lecturers/teachers
     •  They expect the club to have all age ranges from primary to secondary school attending
     •  The centre is currently revamping its program for children and young people and by providing a homework club they are giving these children a chance to bounce ideas off each other, but to also access help and advice from experienced tutors
     •  The time commitment would be a minimum of 2 hours a week, in the late afternoon and evenings
     •  They are especially keen to hear from people with experience in tutoring numeracy and literacy
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:No details were provided about the training made available to volunteers. Please contact us to find out more.

    Out of pocket expenses paid?

    Experience required:Volunteers need to be good at listening and communicating, be able to help the students patiently and without judgment. an up to date PVG is essential and we can help arrange this.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Interview

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe homework club will be taking place at Collydean Community Centre in the afternoons and evenings. the Centre has a car park to the rear, disabled access, and is served by local bus routes, with the nearest bus stop approximately a minutes walk away.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.