Volunteer to Mentor | e-Learning Academy

e-Learning Academy Assistants

POSITION SUMMARY:

YMCA e-Learning Academy (ELA) provides school age child care for parents/caregivers while meeting the academic, physical and social-emotional well-being of youth. ELA Assistants will aid staff in delivering high quality programming while providing academic support to children in the participation and completion of school assignments.

OUR CULTURE:

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Key Priorities:

  1. Assist youth participants in completion of virtual school assignments.
  2. Provide motivation and encouragement to all youth.
  3. Assist Y staff in teaching time management, study and organizational skills.
  4. Expect students to do their best.
  5. Celebrate students’ academic efforts and successes.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Requires a person of impeccable character, maturity and good judgment
  • Minimum age of 18
  • Is computer proficient
  • Must have superior oral and written communication skills and the ability to respond to a wide variety of constituencies, including staff, volunteers, members and program participants
  • Must possess an innate desire to help youth achieve socially, emotionally, physically and academically