Homework House is currently seeking an enthusiastic person with great organizational and people-skills who can step in as soon as possible as our part-time (25-30 hours/wk) Volunteer Coordinator. Reporting to our Executive Director, the Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for community outreach for recruiting volunteers as well as screening, training, placing, scheduling, supervising, evaluating and recognizing volunteer tutors. The ideal candidate must demonstrate an ability to communicate and connect with a variety of stakeholders and community partners, have excellent organizational skills and sincere enthusiasm for the task at hand. Work schedule is flexible but will include some evening and weekend hours.
Candidates must be flexible, enjoy a varied workload and have the ability to function independently and as a part of a team. BA, minimum 1 year of volunteer management experience and a valid driver's license are required. Fluency in Spanish is a plus. Click here to see the full job description.
To apply: send a resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to Virginia Dillon at [email protected]
After School Teachers (4)
Homework House is now hiring 4 after school teachers for our tutoring/mentoring program for the new school year. These are school-year, part time, 20 hours/wk positions and a perfect opportunity for retired educators who want to continue to make on impact.
ASTs work directly with class of approximately 10-15 children, acting as a positive adult role model, coach, and mentor while overseeing day-to-day tutoring activities. The After School Teacher is also responsible for program and lesson planning, and supervising and advising the volunteer tutors in the classroom. ASTs also support the children in making positive behavior choices and take disciplinary measures when appropriate.
BA and elementary teaching experience strongly preferred. Applicants with an AA degree and 3 years experience in an after school program will also be considered. Familiarity with the Holyoke community and fluency in Spanish a plus.
Please send cover letter, resume and three references to Jessica Booth at [email protected]