Tutor/Mentors

Time Commitment: 
Short-term (0-3 months)
Deadline to Apply: 
Friday, December 20, 2019
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We are currently recruiting University or College students ages 18 to 30 years old who are fun, outgoing individuals and have a patient and warm personality. You would be working with students who have a learning disability and/or ADHD to assist them academically, socially and emotionally through fun activity based tutoring/mentoring. See application for more details of dates and times.

Academic Tutoring: As a tutor, you will build your own lessons to work with your student based on parent/student communication. On the first day of tutoring you will meet with the student and their parent(s) to discuss an action plan for the remainder 9 weeks. Tutoring can be subject specific, help with homework, help with specific skills, strategies, etc. Students are anywhere between grades 3 to 12. Your choice of time commitment of once per week for 90 minutes on either a Tuesday or Wednesday evening or on Saturdays. See application for more details of dates and times. 

Executive Functioning: As a mentor, you will design your own sessions to work with your student. The Program Coordinator will provide you with weekly topics and ideas of areas to teach. The Executive Functioning Tutoring concentrates on areas of time management skills, organizational skills, project planning, study techniques, note taking strategies, memory strategies, goal setting, etc. On the first day of tutoring you will meet with the student and their parent(s) to discuss concerns in the areas of their child’s executive functioning. Your choice of time commitment of once per week for 90 minutes on either a Tuesday or Thursday evening. See application for more details of dates and times. 

Required Qualifications/Training: 
We will train tutors/mentors
A Police Records Check and Vulnerable Positions Screening - Form letter available to obtain one at interview
Skills Preferred: 
some previous mentor/tutor experience; either professionally or through family and friends. Training is provided.
Additional Opportunity Information: 
If you are interested in tutoring/mentoring with us, please contact Kate Chute at k.chute@ldalondon.ca or you can click this link to obtain the application form - http://www.ldalondon.ca/you-can-help

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