Homework Helper

Time Commitment

2 hours, weekly, during the school year


To assist elementary and middle school students with their homework assignments.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Help students understand and organize their homework assignments
  • Guide students in completing assignments
  • Along with staff, assists the student in learning how to use the library
  • Encourage and support the efforts of students to complete homework in a timely and accurate fashion

Skills/Abilities/Qualifications Required

  • Experience with children and young adults
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to provide dependable transportation, so as to be punctual, and the ability to be contacted by telephone scheduling changes and meetings
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions, policies and procedures
  • Ability to receive instruction from library staff
  • Maintains confidentiality in dealing with patron infor-
  • Excellent oral communication and written skills