Sozo Foundation Trust: Volunteer Tutors

Sozo Foundation Trust (The Sozo Educentre)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 31 May, 2013
Opportunity type: 
Other

The Sozo Foundation Trust is a PBO registered nonprofit organisation that partners and builds relationships with the community to create opportunities for holistic development to encourage sustainable social change, focusing on education, social upliftment and food security. One of these initiatives is The Sozo Educentre, which provides a safe space for high school learners to be equipped and empowered within their own community so as to achieve their full potential. To assist learners in their holistic development the Sozo Educentre also provides: Grade mentorship, psycho-social intervention, computer centre, Mathematics Development and Career Inspiring Initiatives (CII).

Sozo Educentre seeks to appoint Volunteer Tutors, based in Vrygrond/Capricorn community, near Muizenberg, Cape Town.
 
These persons are expected to be educated, responsible, committed, passionate and willing to offer a minimum of two hours per week to assist and tutor vibrant high school learners specifically in the areas of mathematics, science, English and Afrikaans.

Responsibilities: Learners will bring the material they want to cover (sections of the curriculum with which they're struggling, past tests and exam papers, homework, assignments, etc), and sit in small groups within their grades with the tutors as well as with a grade mentor. The tutor is expected to assist and facilitate the learning environment.

Requirements:

  • Have completed or currently studying for a tertiary qualification;
  • Experience in teaching or tutoring high school learners;
  • Communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to build positive tutor-learner relationships;
  • Commitment and punctuality;
  • Ability to work in a group setting;
  • A passion for working with young people;
  • Excellent reading and writing abilities;
  • Patience and creativity;
  • Ability to help learners become self-sufficient;
  • Must arrange own transport.

To apply, e-mail to the Project Manager, Arlene Bock at arlene@thesozofoundation.org.za to receive an application form.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Enquiries: Arlene Bock, Tel: 021 825 5527.

For more about the Sozo Foundation Trust, refer to http://thesozofoundation.org.za.

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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