Virtual Tutor (with Tutoring for All)
As an online student volunteer, you will be expected to help students master topics within the 17 subjects we offer. This includes subjects in math, science, social studies, English, and SAT Prep (each core subject through the AP level). Tutors should be prepared to work with AT LEAST one of our subjects. You must possess strong leadership skills and a high level of independence.
- Tutor students of various skill levels in the tutor’s area of expertise.
- Tutoring sessions will be 30 minutes to 1 hour (depending on the student’s progression)
- Tutoring sessions may need to be split into two sessions or more. (depending on student’s progression)
- Complete feedback forms for student data and personal experience with each session.
- Answer student's questions in a timely manner and a concise way.
- Create visual graphics and general outlines for certain topics within each subject area (depending on which subject).
- EX: A tutor who tutors Algebra 1 and below may be required to plan out specific equations and functions in order to explain topics like domain and range.
- Attend occasional team meetings consisting of other student tutors and the President/Vice President of Tutoring for All.
- A student tutor is expected to tutor AT LEAST one of our subjects.
- In the case, a student tutor applies for more than one subject they do not necessarily need to be accepted with all that they applied with. (EX: A student tutor may be accepted for only AP microeconomics despite having applied for both AP microeconomics and AP macroeconomics).
- A student tutor can expect to volunteer at least two hours per week.
- This means more than just tutoring but all of the tasks outlined above.
- Earn community service hours for time spent in tutoring sessions, attending meetings, planning for sessions, and completing feedback forms (other opportunities will arise which will allow you to earn even more hours).
- Being a student tutor for Tutoring for All will look good on any resume, whether applying for a future internship, job, or college.
- Potential future leadership opportunities in Tutoring for All’s team.
- Learn valuable leadership and communication skills.
- Must be at least 14 years of age and be enrolled at an educational institution that is the American equivalent of 9th-grade.
- Note: This may vary greatly depending on the subject. (EX: AP Calculus BC is typically taken by juniors/seniors). However, it is still encouraged that tutors apply to any subject they are interested in.
- Tutors MUST demonstrate mastery in the subject of expertise they are applying for (this will be done through the various phases of the application process).
- Tutors may be asked to provide AP/IB scores or supporting documents for College Level work.
- Note: Tutors interested in tutoring a subject with an associated AP/IB/College Level course MUST have completed the AP/IB/College Level (EX: Even if a tutor is interested in tutoring Biology 1 Honors they MUST have completed AP/IB/College Level Biology).
- Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.
- Prior experience working with elementary, middle, or high school-aged students.
- Past leadership experience.
- Goal-oriented and patience.