Opportunity Details

Children & Youth Education
Families, Immigrants, Refugees or Ethnic Groups, Low-income communities, Visitors & Travelers, Other
Academic Enrichment

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Homework Helper at Teen Library - Far Rockaway 2019-2020

Homework Helpers assist children with projects and homework during the school year. They will help prioritize assignments and consult with staff to easily access library materials and information. Common subject areas include Math, English Language Arts, Science, and History.  


  • 18 years old and up
  • High School and College students must submit most recent report card/transcript and reflect a 3.0 GPA or 85% average
  • Adults must demonstrate prior experience of working with school-age or high school students in a teaching or tutoring capacity
  • Bilingual: Spanish, Korean, Greek or Chinese
  • Must have a cheerful attitude and enjoy working with children
  • Must demonstrate appropriate behavior and judgment when working with children.
  • Good communication and time management skills.
  • Patience and the ability to simplify and explain materials

Monday and Thursday afternoons  2:30 PM  -  6:00 PM. Volunteer schedules depend on individual dates and times available.

Individuals must be willing to commit a minimum of thirty (30) service hours during the season.

Adults (not in school) - Please upload a copy of your resume and any supporting documents that demonstrate prior experience in a teaching or tutoring capacity working with elementary, middle and/or high school students.  You may be asked to provide any professional certifications or license information.

Current High School / College / Graduate Students - Please upload a copy of your most recent report card, transcript, or letter on official school letterhead demonstrating a 3.0 GPA or 85% average.

Criminal Background Check - Individuals, 18 and older are subject to an investigative background check that may be used when considering volunteers.


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