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After-School Homework Club: Volunteer Opportunities

The library provides one-to-one homework assistance to any public school student currently struggling with school work in Tulsa County at several branch libraries.

Welcome

Tip of the day: You can fill out a volunteer application anytime during the academic school calendar.

Homework Coaches Needed!

            

  Homework can be a hassle and a stressor for many students. 

Tulsa City-County Library is here to help with After-School Homework Club!
In order to provide this much needed service, the library is reaching out to the community asking for volunteers/
Homework Coaches to work with students at any one of its After-School Homework Clubs

 

    

Fill out an application online by clicking HERE !    

 

 

   

                                                                     

 

 

 

 

 

Support for Coaches

Volunteer coaches will be provided an orientation to Library resources and training on how to ask children the right questions to best support their homework needs.

At each site, Homework Coaches will work alongside the After-school Homework Club Facilitators. It's a team effort!

Duties & Qualifications

Homework Coaches provide support and assistance to children in grades 3-8 who need a little extra help with their homework assignments. These activities will take place at the library’s After-School Homework Club sites.

Participating children will be assisted one-to-one or in small groups. Homework Coaches will provide clarity, direction and understanding of the child’s homework assignments. They will also promote appropriate library resources and materials.

Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, well-organized, and team players who can communicate effectively with children, parents, and Library personnel. They must be self-directed, culturally-sensitive, computer and Internet literate, and able to write clearly and concisely. They must have a knowledge of basic school subjects including reading, English, writing, science and mathematics.

Homework Coaches are positive role models for the children with whom they work.

Time Commitment

Homework assistance is provided from 

September 2018 through May 2019.

 

 Appointments are scheduled in 30 minute sessions for each student, Monday -Thursday,

Saturdays 12.00-2.30 only at Central Library

 Various schedules are available at the following library locations:

 

  1. Brookside Library, 3:30-6:00 p.m.
  2. Broken Arrow Library, 3:30-6:00 p.m.
  3. Central Library, 3:30-6:00 p.m.
  4. Martin Regional Library, 5:00-7:30 p.m. 
  5. Maxwell Park Library, 3:30-6:00 p.m.      
  6. Suburban Acres Library, 3:30-6:00 p.m.