Volunteer Opportunity Details

Boulder County Volunteers!
Position Title:Tutor for Family & Children Services
Department:Housing and Human Services
Category:Human Services and Public Health
Time Commitment or Project Date:2 hours per week for a minimum of 4 months
Location:
Boulder County
Program Summary:
Housing & Human Services Volunteer Services seeks motivated individuals to provide tutoring support, academic coaching and consistent follow through with a child or adolescent (ages 9 - 15).  Tutors are willing to make a 4 month commitment of two hours a week.  Training, support and resources are provided to tutors.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Volunteer tutors will be matched with one youth involved with Child and Family Services for weekly support in academics, organizing, and socialization.  Tutors will be paired with youth for one on one support at a time and location that works for both individuals (frequently in the family home or at the community library).
 
Are you patient, dedicated and interested in supporting a youth in their efforts to improve in school?  There is no need to be a topic expert but rather a willingness to coach and encourage and open to supporting a child that may present with specific academic and organizational needs.  Tutors are encouraged to take breaks to build in prosocial activities and fun. 
Qualifications and Requirements:
Minimum age is 20 and completion of a background check.  Reliable transportation is a plus.
Application or Registration Deadline:
Application Process:
For an application please contact Debbie Ramírez dramirez@bouldercounty.org or call 303-441-1430.

To better serve our community, we strive to attract a diverse volunteer pool.   Members of every race, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, socio economic status, ability, age and religion are encouraged to apply.
Training Dates and Information:
Training in Feb, Jun and Oct. 
Additional Information:
Contact:
Debbie Ramirez at dramirez@bouldercounty.org or call Debbie at 303-441-1430

Policies

All volunteers need to review Boulder County's Multicultural Diversity and Harassment Policies before starting their volunteer assignment.

If you need special assistance to fill out a volunteer application, please contact our Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator at 303-441-3525.

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