Tutor Requirements


  • Must have solid reading, writing, and oral communication skills
  • Must be well organized and good at planning
  • Must be an excellent listener
  • Must be patient, compassionate, non-judgmental, and committed
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older


  • Complete the Tutor Training
  • Provide two hours of tutoring each week
  • Commit to one year of service
  • Be respectful of student’s confidentiality
  • Tutor only in a public place—not in your home or student’s home
  • Attend other tutor workshops offered
  • Fill out Progress Reports each month for Program Director
  • Notify Program Director if the student is not attending regularly or if problems arise
  • Ask the Program Director for lesson advice if needed
  • Notify Program Director of changes in your contact information or if you plan to take a break longer than two weeks
  • Notify and explain to the Program Director if either you or your student decides to stop sessions