As a volunteer at School’s cool Amsterdam, you dedicate your time to support children who need it. We are happy to organize extra things for you, such as:
Intervisions and workshops, where knowledge sharing and personal development are central
Excursions for you to undertake together with your pupil
As a homementor, you make a difference!
Weekly commitment of one to one and a half hours
Period of 12 to 18 months
You will visit the pupil's home
Practical homework assistance is often a good starting point for a conversation
Affinity with the age group 10 to 18 years
Good knowledge of the Dutch language
Experiences of homementors
In the beginning, we mostly focused on schoolwork. That served as the starting point. Our bond grew stronger because I was there for him every week as a homementor. We laughed a lot, but we also worked on shaping his future.
What I enjoy about being a homementor is being in contact with young people and witnessing their development, growth, and progress.
I was fortunate in my youth, but not everyone has had the same experience. I talk a lot with my student about things other than school; about their interests in life, and I also share my own experiences. It broadens their perspective and mine. We learn from each other.