Mentor for Saturday Classes
Mentors support our teachers on Saturdays by running classes in our primary schools in the mornings and afternoons. The mentors are expected to be able either design their own activities for teaching, or cooperate with class teachers to organize the activities for one session (3 hours) on Saturday morning(s). Those activities must be relevant with an education focus, but mentors can choose their topics and activities.
Activities can include:
- English conversation
- English vocabulary
- Art and crafts (Drawing, Painting, Make thank you card, origami…)
- Library (Story telling, reading…)
- Educational movie/ Song (propose questions, answers or student performing…)
- Morality (Respecting, Greeting, Helping, Tolerance…)
- Hygiene (Living, eating, drinking, cleaning…)
- Sport activities (PE; Football, Volleyball, dancing, exercise…)
- Other general knowledge, …
*NOTE: CCF teaching staff will provide support for volunteer mentors by outlining suggested areas of improvement or interest suitable for their individual class.
WHO YOU’LL WORK WITH
CCF primary students
Outcome of mentor volunteer placement:
- Efficient Saturday class schedule
- Increase in CCF student knowledge and interest areas
- Extended support for CCF students via mentor assistance
- Positive role models for CCF students
- Increase in CCF staff collaboration and communication skills via work with volunteer mentors.
The mentor must be able to spend a full morning on Saturday from 8:00am–11:00am at CCF Primary schools (Back Block, PrekToil, The Rice Academy) located in the Steung Meanchey area.
The volunteer mentor must initially commit to three months of service. On completion of their three months, they can consider extending their placement depending on their availability and performance.
In order to comply with CCF rules and regulation, the mentors must be:
- Well informed of CCF policies / guidelines
- Able to speak Khmer
- Provide a grantor letter from the university
- Provide national ID
- Provide two references (professional or personal) that we can contact for additional background checks.
- Complete a full CCF volunteer orientation, including presentation, tour and child protection training
- Attend a short workshop from the CCF Education team regarding classroom management and behavior tools and class activity ideas.
- Keep the information of the classes up to date and communicate with class teachers to ensure the progress of teaching/learning.
- Ensure the 3 hours of teaching/knowledge sharing provides meaningful lessons/experiences to students
- Able to read and sign : Child Protection Policy, CCF Code of Conduct, Volunteer MOU and CCF Confidentiality Policy.
The recruiting panel will need to feel confident that the successful candidate understands the CCF values and demonstrates associated behaviors.
- Able to demonstrate CCF values in day-to-day work
- Work well in a team, particularly within different cultures
- Motivated self-starter
- Responsible and accountable
- Report on expected outcomes of placement activities and share any produced materials with CCF
OTHER BITS& PIECES
At CCF we care for a lot of children and their families- but we also care about you. To ensure that everyone is safe we require all confirmed volunteers to provide the following before they arrive at CCF:
- Criminal Check through Cambodian Ministry of Justice or grantor letter from University to ensure you are safe to work with children
- Two references we can contact for additional background checks
- Copy of your National ID card or valid passport
- A passport photo
Apply by filling out the Volunteer Application form below.
How to apply