The Center for Excellence in Urban and Rural Education (CEURE) is recruiting 25-30 Buffalo State students who are education majors or have a focus/interest in working with youth in the community. Students work as paid tutors alongside classroom teachers with groups of 15 children at School 45, International School, providing enrichment and recreation, project-based learning, homework support, and intensive literacy tutoring as part of the Literacy, Arts and Exercise program. Students will be paid between $10 and $12 per hour. Download the program sheet and application for more details.
Through a partnership with the New York State Mentoring Program, Buffalo State will match volunteers with 4th, 5th & 6th grade students at Buffalo Public School 76, Herman Badillo Bilingual Academy. Mentors will be trained by the NYS Mentoring Program to engage students and and their interests through discussions, activities, and games. Staff from the school will supervise the sessions and be available throughout the program. Spanish speakers are particularly encouraged to participate. Mentors work with a student one hour per week on Tuesdays from 2:40 pm to 3:40 pm. Download the program sheet or emai Pixita del Prado Hill for more details. You can also read about this initiative in the President's blog!
The Upward Bound Programs assist students in gaining the knowledge and skills required to graduate from high school, and enroll in and graduate from post-secondary institutions. Tutors/Mentors will work cooperatively with Upward Bound colleagues and Buffalo Public School district staff to provide quality tutoring and lesson enhancement to program participants - including low-income, first generation youth - through activities and guidance that provide opportunies for precollegiate academic success. Part-time position with potential to become summer employment. College students currently enrolled in a teacher certification program for one or more of the following subject areas are preferred: Mathematics (Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry); Science (Biology, Earth Science, Chemistry, Physics); English/Writing; Any Regents tested area. Tutoring/Club Hours: Mon-Thurs 3:30pm-5:30pm. Mentoring/Club Hours: Fri 3:30pm-5:30pm & every other Sat 9am-1pm (NOTE: hours are flexible based on tutor’s availability). Cover letter, resume and three references should be electronically submitted to Michael Moore, Director of Upward Bound Programs, Medaille College at email@example.com. Applicants without required application materials will not be considered. Review of applications will continue until position is filled. No phone calls please.
Just for Kids, a non-profit organization offering year-round enrichment programming, has partnered with Westminster Community Charter School to develop an After School Academic Enrichment Program for students. Just for Kids is seeking a Program Teacher to work directly with the children implementing
academic enrichment plans and providing hands on tutoring and homework support. This individual will assists in the creation of educational activities that foster a safe and stimulating academic environment with a strong focus and emphasis placed on common core for children in grades 3 to 5. The tutoring position runs Monday-Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Westminster Community Charter School located at 24 Westminster Avenue in Buffalo. Download the position description and flier or contact Kara Ryan at (716) 639-8500 ext 402 for more details.
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