Tutors wanted in Williamson County Schools

Lenny Schumacher


WILLIAMSON COUNTY, NASHVILLE, TN — Raise Your Hand is now recruiting volunteer tutors for Williamson County Schools in order to increase the students' performance and excellence.

The volunteer tutor will work hand-in-hand with first to fourth-grade teachers and support struggling students in reading and math. The volunteer tutors will be responsible for giving assignments, developing learning methods and activities, and tutoring students in person and the group.

The volunteer tutor will be eligible to commit 16 weeks of virtual tutoring service. However, the hours are flexible and depend on the volunteer's availability.

Those who are interested in joining the program can fill out the registration form on the website https://www.unitedwaygreaternashville.org/raise-your-hand-volunteers/.

The registration form would require general details, contact information, flexible hours, and lists of preferred elementary schools for the program.

There are no specific requirements to apply. However, applicants below age 18 should certify their parent's or guardian's consent in the registration form.

United Way for Greater Nashville is an organization that focuses on bring individuals, businesses, nonprofits, and government decision-makers together to create a sustainable and growing community. The organization has conducted various programs and works in solving the community's problem.

Raise Your Hand is one of their programs that aims to improve math and reading learning for students and positively impact their understanding. Partnered with Williamson County Schools and Franklin Special School District, United Way provides tutoring services in schools of the participating areas.

So far, the volunteer tutoring program effectively increases students' understanding of reading and math, with more than 90% success percentage in students' study results.

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