Please complete this reference form in its entirety. The individual requesting you to complete this form has volunteered to become an Adult tutor with Midcoast Literacy. Volunteer tutors commit to work once a week for an hour for a minimum of one year with their students. Volunteers are expected to be respectful, organized, dependable, kind, patient, and flexible. Your responses to the questions below will help guide us in our the completion of the application process.
Question 1: A tutor needs to be dependable, punctual, kind, friendly, and helpful. How would you describe this applicant?
Question 2: A tutor needs to feel comfortable and confident around adults, be able to assess the needs and abilities of the student, and create a positive atmosphere of learning and discovery within the tutoring sessions. Why do you think this applicant would be a good fit for this position?
Question 3: What are the candidate's strengths and weaknesses?
Question 4: Our students may be struggling academically, socially, emotionally, and/or behaviorally. Why do you think the applicant is well suited to create a positive learning atmosphere for an adult who may have already come to see learning as a negative process?