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Fitz Center for Leadership in Community

Education Corps

Service location: DaytonMetro Library - Northwest and Madden Hills Branches 

  • Half Time 900 hours from Sep. 13, 2019-Aug. 31, 2020 (about 22 hours a week). Stipend total is up to $7, 416 and Education Award up to $3,047.50.  
  • Reduced Half Time 675 hours from Sep. 13, 2019-April 30, 2020 (about 22 hours a week). Stipend total is up to $5,597 and Education Award up to $2,321.00.
  • Minimum Time 300 hours from Sep. 13, 2019-April 30, 2020 (about 12 hours a week). Stipend total is up to $2,519 and Education Award up to $1,289.95.
  • Minimum Time 300 hours from May 13, 2020-Aug. 31, 2020 (about 22 hours a week). Stipend total is up to $2,519 and Education Award up to $1,289.95.

Position Title: Instructional Aide

Position Overview:

This volunteer opportunity is responsible for actively listening and assisting students with their homework or project questions.

  • Assisting students with homework and project needs by actively listening and having an open-ended discussion. Reviews homework assignments and provides constructive feedback.
  • Assisting students in developing skills in a variety of school subjects and creating a culture of higher learning.
  • Discussing and teaching effective study skills such as organizing homework, proofreading, using study guides, taking notes from a textbook, and more.
  • Showing students how to use the Library as a tool for research and homework needs.
  • Referring students to Library staff who request assistance on researching Library databases and finding various Library materials.
  • Sharing knowledge and experiences on identified subject matters, as needed.


Must be over 18 years old, hold a high school degree or its equivalent. Must be a US citizen or permanent legal resident. Must pass criminal background check. Background check qualifications include no history of sex offenses, abuse against children and or felony conviction of a murder. 

  • Residents of Madden Hills area or northwest Dayton area preferred.
  • Some college preferred.
  • Ability to determine a student’s information needs; to actively listen and assist library patrons.
  • Ability to use computer equipment and standard office equipment required. Proficient in using email, Microsoft Office products, and the Internet.
  • Represents the Library professionally when dealing with staff, managers, vendors, contractors, colleagues and members of the public.
  • Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their cultural background, status, lifestyle choices, or position. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others views.
  • Asks for and offers help when needed. Informs supervisor of problems or concerns.
  • Comfortable working in the construct of a project team; exhibits cooperative attitude while working on all job tasks and willingly assists others; able to prioritize and plans assigned activities; and, uses time efficiently.

Fitz Center for Leadership in Community, Dayton Corps

1401 S. Main Street, Suite 230
Dayton, Ohio 45409