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Homework Program Tutor Volunteer

North Richmond Community Health Ltd
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All applicants must submit an application form and read the position description, which can be found on NRCH Website under 'Get Involved'

Position Objective

To provide a supportive environment to enhance academic achievement amongst primary and secondary school students residing on the Richmond Housing Estate.

Key Responsibilities

  • Encourage students attending the program in their academic studies, assisting and tutoring where possible.
  • Engage students with educational games
  • Provide social support including, mentoring and positive role models to students.
  • Encourage students to form social connections with other students in the Program.
  • Monitor student progress both academic and social within the group and report on and record appropriate information in consultation with the Group Coordinator.
  • To raise any concerns about individual students or the Homework Support Program with the Group Coordinator as they arise.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Able to assist students in with their homework, in particular, Maths or Science
  • Facilitate educational games with younger students
  • Able to relate to students in a friendly and positive manner
  • Able to communicate information clearly to students
  • Be patient and flexible
  • Have an understanding of the student’s backgrounds and how this may impact on their studies
  • Able to practice/provide services in a manner that is sensitive and responsive to cultural requirements

Desirable

  • Have a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline

A Volunteer Application Form MUST be submitted. Form and Position Description is on our website under 'Get Involved'. NRCH will pay for your Police Check.