Homework club is a space for secondary school students to connect with other people who can assist with homework. The tutors are usually uni students, so they know what it is like to do loads of homework and can provide assistance with lots of subjects (like maths, science, SOSE) and often also share some really good study tips.
All our volunteers have a working with children and criminal history check.
What can you expect?
You can find older but still young’ish folks (aged around 20 – 25) that can help with your homework, one on one. It’s a quiet environment to help you do your work, or you can work in groups – all the time in the company of others that survived secondary school!
‘Cause thinking takes brain power, you will find some small snacks are available to help power you through. And, importantly the ITC facilities at Kathleen Syme are amazing- there is free wifi, if you join the library you can loan out
Can we help you attend?
You really just need to show up. But is you are shy or aren’t confident about doing this you can give us a holla and one of our friendly youth workers can make you feel comfortable and welcome.
How to get there?
The Kathleen Symes Library is on Farady Street between Lygon and Cardigan Streets. It is very close to all the trams that run up Swanston Street.
Once you get to Kathleen Symes, walk up the stairs right in front of the main entrance. Once you reach the first floor, walk straight ahead and we are in the multiple room 2 on the left hand side.
The Kathleen Symes Library and Community Centre has disability access.
Is permission required?
Short answer – yes. Click on this link to complete simple registration form.
ALSO – You can just turn up and meet other young people with a connection to Carlton and Parkville. If you start attending regularly we will ask you to complete a registration form.
Why do you need to complete a registration form?
the drum’s registration form should have all the dets you need, and also for your parent, guardian or carer. The form outlines what the activities are, including ours and yours responsibilities. We also need emergency contact details, we usually don’t need them, but just in case we need to contact your parent, guardian or carer in case of an emergency. It is also useful to know – and if we don’t ask – we don’t know about any spiritual, health and wellbeing needs you may have.
If you are under 18 the registration form needs to be signed by your parent, carer or guardian to complete registration form.
If you are over 18 you can sign this for yourself but we’ll still need some emergency contact details.
We absolutely keep your information confidential and we respect your privacy.
If you want to be super organised and bring the registration form on your first visit to the program click here. Otherwise, we can provide a paper copy when you attend the program.