Literacy Tutor

Meremere, Te Kauwhata
Organisation:
Community Corrections
Category:
Tutoring
Hours:
Both/Flexible

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone. This position requires someone that is able to support struggling students to improve their literacy skills. Being flexible, motivated and confident to deliver a literacy programme to our taane is essential. An understanding of how people learn and methods that can be used to enhance their learning experience would be an advantage.

It has been shown that if a prisoner improves their literacy skills they are less likely to reoffend when they return to the community.

We are looking for people to work with students in Springhill Corrections Facility. The programme requires a commitment of at least two hours a week for twelve weeks.

Volunteers work one-on-one with a student who requires literacy or ESOL support. Previous tutors have found this a very rewarding experience.

Volunteers are supported by a dedicated Volunteer Co-ordinator

By participating in this volunteering opportunity you are helping achieve the following United Nations Sustainability Goals ;
Goal 4 - Quality education
Goal 10 - Reduced inequalities

Requirements:

(COVID Vaccination Required) This position requires people with patience and the ability to work in an ever changing environment.
Previous teaching or tutoring experience with children or adults is preferred but not essential. Enthusiasm is a must.
Transport is required as there is no bus route to site.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

2 hours per week for a minimum of 12 weeks.

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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