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Schools of Hope Tutoring Program - O'Keeffe Middle School Education

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Last updated on September 4, 2013

We need your help to ensure every student succeeds in school! The Schools of Hope Tutoring Program utilizes hard working and dedicated volunteers to work with middle school students struggling in the areas of math and literacy. Our volunteers work primarily one-on-one/one-on-two or in small groups with students, and tutoring takes place in the school, either during the school day or during after school. With your support, we can make sure that every student achieves their full potential!

Successful volunteers will have the ability to:
• Commit to volunteering at least one hour a week for at least one semester
• Understand and engage in either math curriculum or reading/literacy support
• Establish rapport and maintain a trusting and positive working relationship with their assigned student(s)
• Advise students on effective study techniques and help them become independent learners
• Effectively communicate sensitivity, respect and understanding of the needs of under-achieving students
• Help motivate student(s) toward higher education
• A background check free of convictions for serious offenses, as required by the Madison Metropolitan School District

This opportunity is sponsored by: Urban League of Greater Madison, Inc

This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Adult (18+)  Individual
Adolescents (13-17)  Small Group (2-10)
Adults (55+)  Unpaid Interns
We need volunteers who are free at these times
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
Morning X X X X X
Afternoon X X X X X

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Contact Person:
Ellery Graves, Volunteer Coordinator, (phone), (email)
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 510 South Thorton Avenue
Madison, WI 53703
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 The school is located on the near east side, nestled alongside the Yahara River and a short walk from Lake Monona
  Nearest Bus Stop: 3, 10, 11 and 38, 5 minute walk

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Is this an opportunity for youth to volunteer?
If yes, what is the minimum age allowed?
Must be at least 16 years old. All underage volunteers must have permission slip from parent or guardian.
Is this opportunity appropriate for court-ordered service?
Last updated on September 4, 2013

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