Homework and Hangout Club Volunteer Opportunity

Homework and Hangout Club Volunteer Program


Homework and Hangout Club Volunteer Opportunity

Please note that we have closed applications for this upcoming term but check back this summer for Fall opportunities!

WHO: You! Engaged UBC Vancouver or Okanagan students who are keen to share their passion for STEM with youth in grades 3-7

WHAT: A volunteer leadership role involving the facilitation of a Homework and Hangout Club for youth

WHEN: 7 weeks beginning the week of May 3rd

WHERE: Online! We will set up zoom calls for you to run these sessions in

WHY: To help support students not only with their school work but also with building a meaningful community for the youth in the program

 

 

We are looking for volunteers to support students in grades 3-7 with topics tied to the BC Provincial Learning Outcomes! You would teach a short lesson, facilitate a question period where students would ask homework questions they were assigned from class, as well as facilitate icebreaker games to encourage community building.

We ask volunteers to commit to running a 7 week program beginning the week of May 3rd for 1.5 hours a week, all classes will run from 4:00-5:30pm. With prep time included this would involve approximately 3-4 hours of volunteer time each week. Training will occur on the weekend of April 24th (time TBD). This program will equip you will valuable soft skills in communicating your STEM knowledge to the general community. It will also give you experience working with youth and facilitating community building and tutoring in a group setting.

 

Spring Session Dates :

  • STEM 3/4 (Tuesday): May 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, June 1st, 8th, 15th
  • STEM 5 (Wednesday): May 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, June 2nd, 9th, 16th
  • STEM 6/7 (Thursday): May 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, June 3rd, 10th, 17th

 

Have more questions?
You can reach us at hwclubs.geeringup@ubc.ca

Applications are currently closed!

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