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Title:  $15/hr - 21st Century Community Learning Centers Tutor, Communities in School of Lake County

Requisition ID:  17012

Hammond, IN, US

Date:  Jan 9, 2022

Job Summary


PNW Federal Work Study Student Only


21st Century Community Learning Centers Program provides after –school services to support student learning and development, including academic enrichment, tutoring, mentoring, home-work help, as well as music, arts, sports and cultural activities. We also offer literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities


  • Provide academic assistance to assigned tutees/mentees, either in a group or individually.
  • Attend periodic training session given by CIS LC Administrative staff members or program managers to increase competency in working with students.
  • Be responsible for documenting activities/lessons worked on for the day
  • Help students develop positive attitudes toward learning and studying.
  • Help students develop self-confidence, raise self-concept, and reduce anxiety of fear of failure in academic work.
  • Help students develop a high level of motivation in academic areas.
  • Provide support for summer program components.
  • Help students develop the communication skills necessary for quality interaction with peers.
  • Establish and maintain rapport with the assigned student(s).
  • Serve as a role model for students being served.
  • Assist in designing and implementing class cooperative projects.
  • Report directly to the Program Manager.
  • Follow other job-related duties as assigned by the Program Manager or Director of Programs.



Must be a PNW student



  • Some college level course work preferred.
  • Computer related skills and ability to work with computer assisted learning software.
  • Pass Drug Test. Pass Background/Fingerprint Clearance (if on file with school system, a copy must by provided to the 21st CCLC Administrative office).
  • Ability to work with staff and families from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Have the ability to work in recreational and outdoor settings with youth of various ages.
  • Knowledge in basic level and upper level math; and algebraic concepts.
  • Previous experience working with adolescents in academic enrichment and recreational programs.

Additional Information


  • Some college level course work preferred.
  • Pass Drug Test. Pass TB Screening. Pass Background/Fingerprint Clearance
  • Work Monday-Thursday (3p-6p), approximately up to 10-12 hrs/wk

FLSA Status


Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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