YMCA of Western North Carolina

Youth Services




Elementary School Tutor/Mentor/Activity Leader        APPLY HERE

Goal of Role

Support students with homework help, play, and encourage confidence and empowerment. Activity Leaders can offer to teach a hobby, career, or skill that is conducive to school age childcare extra-curricular learning. (Examples: Music, Dance, Science, Art, and etc.)

Tasks and Activities

Facilitate homework help with small groups of students.

Mentor and coach students in setting and achieving goals.

Assist Y staff and tutor with strengthening and adapting program design to support student success.

Age requirement

15+

Estimated hours/month

One or more day(s) a week

Scheduling

Mon-Thurs, 3pm-4:30pm

Apply at these Locations

Buncombe County Schools

McDowell County Schools

UNC Asheville Kellogg Center (Henderson County)

YMCA Beaverdam Youth Services Center

Dress Code

Appropriate casual attire

Qualifications and skills desired

Knowledge in elementary level math, literacy, science and social studies

Comfort with engaging students in homework and keeping students on task

Positive outlook with good communication skills

Training and other requirements

Orientation with Site Coordinator/Director at host site.




Middle School Tutor/Mentor/ Activity Leader        APPLY HERE


Goal of Role

The Horizons program offers a variety of activities with student input and student choice in areas of recreation, arts, service & technology. Activity Leaders can offer to teach a hobby, career, or skill that is conducive to school age childcare extra-curricular learning. (Examples: Music, Dance, Science, Art, and etc.)

Tasks and Activities

Provides tutoring assistance

Volunteers in the enrichment classes offered by 21st Century

Provides support for the teachers and YMCA staff

Encouraging youth and helping them with their activities

Age requirement

16+

Length of commitment

7 weeks

Estimated hours/month

1 hour per week preferred or more

Scheduling

 Monday through Thursday 4:30-5:30 PM

Apply at these Locations

Enka, Erwin, Owen, Cane Creek, North Buncombe, Valley Springs, and Reynolds Middle Schools and Enka Intermediate.

Dress Code

Close-toed shoes.

Qualifications and skills desired

A heart for middle schoolers

Patience

Character befitting a role model

Consistency and commitment

Training and other requirements

Orientation in program




Garden Volunteer        APPLY HERE


We are looking for 1 or 2 volunteers to help with projects and up keep of our Youth Services Center garden. Under the direction of the Beaverdam Garden specialist, these volunteers will be working both with our summer camp program and our nutrition department. No knowledge of gardening or experience with children is required, but is a bonus.

Hours flexible (as few or many as desired) / volunteer position.