Great Futures Career and Academic Tutor

The Great Futures Academic Tutor is responsible for developing relationships with Club members and other selected Oshkosh area students of middle and high school age to invite and engage them to participate in the program. The tutor is responsible for providing an educational enrichment atmosphere where students have the potential to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, psychological, academic growth, and personal wellness.  The tutor is responsible for working with Program Coordinator and mentors to expose youth to career clusters through various forms and activities to foster greater awareness of available careers paths. The tutor will work one on one or with small groups with the goal to help students improve grades, being a good role model, and creating a positive relationship with mentees. The tutor will communicate with the Great Futures Program Coordinator and/or teachers and mentors academics and behaviors of mentees.

Responsibilities

Arrive for work on time and be ready to work.

Must be able to respond appropriately and use good judgment when dealing with children, parents, and emergencies. Complete accident forms when necessary and give to Great Futures Program Coordinator, Center Director, or front desk.

Maintain a clean and safe learning center, making sure all equipment is in working order and put away at the end of each day.

Assist in transporting youth from school to the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh.

Assist youth with STRIDE Academy and creating personal career plans with youth.

Implement a creative and stimulating learning environment.

Maintain consistent rules to assure proper and appropriate discipline and group management.

Mandated child abuse reporter.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED

Valid driver’s license and good driving history. This is necessary for those that would drive a Club vehicle. To drive children you must be 25 years or older.

Experience in working with children

Clean background check & driving record

Proven ability to motivate youth

Good communications skills both verbal and written

Completed at least one semester of college or currently enrolled

Proven ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems

Physical and Mental Requirements

Must be able to interact physically with children during program activities.

Must be able to think clearly and concisely.

Must be able to function in a loud environment with high energy interacting with multiple aged members.

Must be able to work in a variety of environments

Disclaimer

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

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