ID: 162318

Online Tutors

Education & Training Regular - more than 6 months Anywhere

About this opportunity

We are looking for high school and university tutors!

If you suit the eligibility criteria below, please apply via the Google form linked under Requirements

Your role: As an online tutor with Youth in Motion, you are connecting with young people experiencing disadvantage to provide educational support. Whether it be homework or exam prep, our students need weekly 1-2 hour sessions to ensure they are achieving their goals.

Our tutors ensure that they approach their student with a positive attitude, be empathetic and caring and to build their self-esteem in the process of working towards their educational goals. Our young people are mostly high school students.

Skills/Eligibility Criteria:

  • Understanding and experience in relating and working with young people required
  • Prior tutoring/mentoring experience required
  • Voluntary WWCC
  • National Police Check
  • Knowledge of Google Suite required
  • Slack experience preferred not essential
  • Knowledge of the HSC syllabus or experience undertaking the HSC (VCE or similar Australian curriculum experience essential)
  • Experience working with at-risk or disadvantaged students preferred but not essential

Organisational background: Youth in Motion started in 2016 as a pilot program, The Learning Project, at Naremburn School, supporting local school students who were disadvantaged or at-risk of disengaging from education. You can find out more about us at youthinmotion.org.au

Benefits of volunteering: In this role, you are connecting with students as well as contributing to the future of a young and passionate organisation. This role provides valuable experience for anyone interested in youth work and/or working in a start-up or not-for-profit organisation.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

If this suits you, apply via this form: https://forms.gle/YNoYwUYN8pvNZEni6

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Minimum of 1 hr/week We also stress that this is a 6 month minimum commitment - our students need stability for their tutoring sessions.

Suitable for
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
Type of work
  • Education & Training
  • Tutoring & Coaching
Training

Before commencing tutoring, we provide a short induction and training session on the rationale behind tutoring, how tutoring sessions run, basic child protection and how tutors can seek help if needed.