Become a Peer Tutor

The Learning Skills & Tutoring Center (LSTC) employs Sacramento City College students as peer tutors to conduct one-on-one and small, informal group tutoring in a variety of subjects offered at the college.

Peer tutors do the following:

  • Assist student in reviewing and clarifying information covered in class.
  • Assist students in improving their study skills for the subjects tutored.
  • Assist students in achieving subject mastery.

Applicants who are hired must take a one-unit tutor training course (LTAT 310) unless they have already earned a Bachelor’s Degree or completed formal tutor training in the past,  and must be available periodically for additional in-service training.

Peer tutors currently earn minimum wage with increases that are inline with the CA minimum wage increases;  tutors must be continuously enrolled in at least 6 units at the Los Rios Community College District  in order to be paid for their tutoring services.

The LSTC is looking for applicants who meet the following requirements:

  • Are in good standing with the college.
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.0.
  • Have passed the courses they wish to tutor with grades of “A” or “B”.
  • Have good, informal English speaking skills.
  • Are patient with others and like helping people.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity toward and respect for diverse backgrounds of other students.
  • Can obtain faculty recommendations for the courses they wish to tutor.

LSTC Tutor Guidebook

APPLICATION TO BE A TUTOR

You can pick up a paper copy at the Learning Skills & Tutoring Center, or simply fill out the form below and click submit.

Tutor Application

 

Applicant Contact Information

 

Academic Background and Experience

 

Courses You Wish to Tutor

 

Your Schedule of Availability

 

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