Northwood Children's Services

Volunteer/Mentor/Tutor

Location
Duluth, MN
Salary
Join our team!
Posted
Jun 25, 2019
Ref
1099
Industry
Education
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Full Time
Volunteer Opportunities
Northwood Children's Services offers many unique opportunities to make a difference in a child's life. Our volunteers can contribute in a variety of ways. All Northwood Children's Services volunteers must meet age requirements, submit a completed application, pass a criminal background check, and participate in a volunteer orientation.

Mentor
Time commitment: 1-2 hours per week

Requirements: Must be 21 or older*, have an interest in at-risk youth, pass a complete background check and mantoux, maintain appropriate boundaries with the children, commit to consistent visits, and attend a volunteer orientation.

Description: Provide one-on-one mentoring sessions weekly or biweekly to Northwood youth ages 6 – 17. Sessions may include activities such as reading, playing games, cooking, doing craft projects, etc.

Tutor
Time commitment: 1-2 hours per week

Requirements: Must be 21 or older*, have an interest in at-risk youth, pass a complete background check and mantoux, have previous tutoring or teaching experience, maintain appropriate boundaries with the children, commit to consistent visits, and attend a volunteer orientation.

Description: Many of Northwood's youth have struggled in traditional academic settings. Tutors provide one-on-one or small group instruction and support. Tutors may work with students in a classroom setting or help with homework out of school hours.