Interested in Becoming a Tutor?

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Job Description

  • Through one-on-one tutoring, tutors furnish reading assistance and encouragement to adults with reading difficulties.


  • Any interested adult who is available to work with under-skilled adult readers and can offer them a supportive learning experience is qualified to be a tutor.
  • A positive attitude and a strong interest are the most important qualifications!

Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Attend training sessions and in-services.
  • Plan lessons and assignments, and prepare relevant resources such as life-coping skills materials.
  • Maintain regular weekly meetings.
  • Maintain positive tutor/learner relationship.
  • Maintain records to show evidence of learner’s progress toward accomplishing his/her goals.
  • Exchange information with coordinator and other tutors and training sessions and in-services.

Time Requirements

  • Be available for initial training sessions and regular follow-up sessions.
  • Schedule three hours per week for lesson planning, tutoring, and evaluating the learner’s progress.

Still Interested in Becoming a Tutor?

Print out and mail us a completed application:
Printable Tutor Application (58 kb PDF Document)

Or apply now online:
Online Tutor Application