Opportunity: Coach for Changing Lives

Opportunity Profile

General Information

Opportunity Name:
Coach for Changing Lives
Summary of Opportunity:
Everyone who experiences success had a little help along the way. Help others achieve their GED. Seeking individuals who love teaching and helping in a classroom setting. Volunteers assist in providing instruction for out-of-school youths and adults in preparatory classes for the General Educational Development test, and basic literacy. Volunteers work to ensure educational activities will provide a complete package of services to help students pass the GED test. One-on-one tutoring is also needed. These positions take place in the evenings. This is a wonderful opportunity to help others to succeed and great experience for future educators.
Issues Addressed in Opportunity:
  • Education / Literacy

Special Considerations

Special Skills Needed/Preferred for Opportunity:
Certified teachers are preferred, at minimum, must be a current student in an accredited four year college or university. Able to type 40 wds per min. Volunteers need to adapt their teaching methods and use tailored instructional materials to meet students' varying needs, abilities and interests. Since the coordinator for this program is a Class of '04 Aggie, she is hoping for great support for this vital project. Call Erica Park at(979) 595-2801 ext. 2313

Assist in the educational development of students under the direction and guidance of GED coordinator
Training/Orientation Provided:
Yes
Parking Available On-Site:
Yes
Location Accessible to People with Disabilities:
Yes

Opportunity Sponsor

BVCOG - RSVP Senior Corps