University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Child and Social Services 256

STUDENT YOUTH OUTREACH & EDUCATION ASSISTANT

Provides mentoring and/or educational assistance for youth in various on-campus or off-campus locations. Student may be required to:

  • Provide academic enrichment and social development opportunities for children and adolescents. Examples:
  1. Provide reading, math, and other subject tutoring for students singly or in small group settings
  2. Implement programming to develop social, language, and pre-literacy skills for preschool students
  3. Implement programming to develop spoken and written language skills for native speakers of other languages
  4. Provide mentoring and recreational activities for children and adolescents
  5. Conduct small group activities and discussion sessions
  6. Discuss children’s daily activities with key stakeholders including parents, teachers, and coordinators
  7. Assist in the preparation of material for learning sessions
  8. Assist in the evaluation of students’ progress
  9. Attend staff meetings and training sessions
  10. Perform miscellaneous duties as directed

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Prior coursework in related fields a plus
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Commitment to community service