Title: After-School Enrichment Buddy

Where: BPS elementary schools

When: Three 8-week sessions per year: Fall, Winter and Spring, Monday (3 to 4:30 p.m.), Wednesday(3 to 4:30 p.m.) and Thursday(1:15 to 3 p.m.)

Commitment: One shift per week

Duties:  

  • Assist club teacher by keeping students focused and on task
  • Provide encouragement, enthusiasm and inquisitiveness to students’ learning.
  • Serve as a role model using positive social skills and appropriate problem solving methods
  • Respect confidentiality of children and families

Training and Supervision:  Training and supervision provided by enrichment staff.

Personal Qualities required:

  • Friendly, flexible and sensitive to elementary students’ needs
  • Patient, dependable and responsible when working with students
  • Ability to work with students from varied backgrounds, age groups and skill levels
  • Good communication skills

Notes: All volunteers must complete the BPS volunteer application, pass a WATCH check and interview/train with school staff.

For more information: Jennifer Gaer, Volunteer Coordinator 360-647-6848