Volunteer Beyond the Bell Tutor
Volunteer Reports to: Education Advocate
Summary: The volunteer tutor will assist in the operation of ForKids’ Beyond the Bell (formerly Hot
Meals and Homework) program by assisting children with their daily homework, reviewing completed
work, assisting with small group instruction, and other essential duties as requested by the Education
Advocate or Instructional Assistant.
‐ Assisting students with homework
‐ Assisting Education Advocate or Instructional Assistant with group lessons
‐ Monitoring students’ computer usage
‐ Other essential duties as requested
‐ Must complete and pass an online criminal background check through Verified Volunteers
(invitation sent via email upon completion of volunteer application)
‐ Present a casual‐professional appearance and a friendly demeanor
‐ Be punctual and attend dates as scheduled, or notify Education Advocate in advance of any
‐ Respect and maintain the boundaries and confidentiality requirements as instructed in
‐ Tutoring or education experience desired, but not mandatory
Training & Supervision:
‐ Attend volunteer orientation
‐ Invited, but not required, to participate in other trainings after orientation and background
check are completed
‐ On‐site training & supervision conducted by either Education Advocate, Instructional Assistant,
or experienced volunteer
‐ Minimum one day (~2 hours) per week, from start date until end of December or start date until
mid‐June (entire semester)
‐ Work experience with children, educational services, and homeless population
‐ Knowledge that you are contributing to the improvement of our community
‐ Meaningful connection and impact on the lives of at‐risk youth
‐ Potential to earn Presidential Volunteer Service Awards (100+ hours of service)
We could not run Beyond the Bell without you! Thank you for helping us to break the cycle of
homelessness and poverty for families in our community.
Volunteer Intake Specialist:
The volunteer intake specialist will assist in the intake screening and resource referral process for callers in crisis.
Read the Intake Specialist Volunteer Description
The volunteer receptionist will assist in the operation of ForKids’ main office administration.
Read the Volunteer Receptionist Volunteer Description
Volunteer Beyond the Bell Tutor:
The volunteer tutor will assist in the operation of ForKids’ Beyond the Bell (formerly Hot Meals and Homework).
Read the Volunteer Beyond the Bell Tutor Description
Volunteer Retail Associate:
The volunteer retail associate will assist in the operation of ForKids’ thrift store, Good Mojo.
Read the Volunteer Retail Associate Description
For Volunteer Opportunities:
Jessi McFadden, Volunteer Coordinator
(757) 622-6400 x.137 or [email protected]