Do you excel in a particular subject? Do you enjoy helping others? Consider applying to be a tutor! We believe in the importance of students helping students succeed.

Tutoring is a wonderful experience to add to a resume and may give you an advantage over your peers when it comes time to apply for internships and other professional opportunities.

Learning Skills and Tutoring Center Peer Tutor

The Learning Skills & Tutoring Center employs students as peer tutors to conduct one-on-one and small, informal group tutoring in a variety of subjects.

Requirements
  • A grade of B or higher in the course you would like to tutor and be recommended by the instructor.
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in good standing with the college.
  • Have good, informal English speaking skills.
  • Patient and helpful personality
If Hired

Apply to be a Learning Skills and Tutoring Center Tutor

Beacon Tutor

Requirements
  • Be enrolled in at least 6 units (to be a paid tutor)
  • Have at least an overall 3.0 GPA
  • Submit an instructor-endorsed application before the announced deadline (usually near the end of the prior semester)
If Hired
  • You must submit the appropriate employment paperwork before beginning to work as a volunteer or paid tutor
  • You will be required to enroll in LTAT 311, Introduction to Group Peer Tutoring before or during the first semester of work as a tutor. A waiver may be granted for successful completion of a tutor education class or for earning an advanced degree
  • Expect to work a maximum of 5 hours per week:
    • consulting with the instructor
    • preparing for group sessions
    • attending the instructor’s class
    • facilitating a group setting (at least two hours/week)
  • You will need to complete the LRCCD online Sexual Harassment Policies & Prevention online training every two years
  • Submit a monthly timesheet signed by your instructor or supervisor
  • Paid tutors earn minimum wage

Pick up a Beacon Tutor Application from the Learning Skills & Tutoring Center (Learning Resource Center, LRC-144).

Loretta Richard
Beacon Coordinator
(916) 558-2183
RicharL@scc.losrios.edu

Reading and Writing Lab Tutor

Reading and Writing Lab tutors provide one-on-one assistance to students in all areas of reading comprehension and writing skill development. Tutors also complete some clerical duties (e.g., logging students and materials in and out). Ideal candidates are students who want to tutor English reading and writing and are: hard-working; compassionate; motivated to help other people; interested in working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment; and comfortable working with computers.

Requirements
  • Successful completion of one of the following courses:
    • ENGWR 300 College Composition
    • ENGWR 488 Honors College Composition and Research
    • BUS 310 Business Communications
    • ESLW 340 Advanced Composition
  • Be enrolled in at least 6 units and in good standing at the college.
  • Request a SCC instructor write a recommendation for you and email it to LanhamA@scc.losrios.edu
If Hired

You will be required to enroll in LTAT 310 Introduction to Individual Peer Tutoring or LTAT 311 Introduction to Group Peer Tutoring (unless you have previously completed this course or have a bachelor's degree). This is a one-unit, eight-week online course designed to familiarize yourself with your role as a tutor and methods of effective tutoring.

Compensation

Tutors are compensated at minimum wage and must submit a monthly timesheet signed by their instructor-supervisor.

Apply to be a Reading & Writing Lab Tutor

Science and Allied Health Tutor

Science and Allied Health tutors help students find answers to any subject-related questions they have. It is expected that you arrive on time and prepared to tutor.

Compensation

Tutors are compensated at minimum wage and must submit a monthly timesheet signed by their instructor-supervisor.

Requirements

At least a B in the course you would like to tutor and a recommendation from the instructor.
Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Be enrolled in at least 6 units and in good standing at the college.
Be a positive role model for fellow students with an outgoing, helpful, and patient personality
Commit to a punctual, regular tutoring schedule to best serve our students

If Hired

You will be required to enroll in LTAT 310 Introduction to Individual Peer Tutoring or LTAT 311 Introduction to Group Peer Tutoring (unless you have previously completed one of the courses or have a Bachelor Degree)

Apply

Complete and return the required forms to the Science and Allied Health Tutoring Center in Lillard Hall 115:

  1. PDF download Tutor Application (PDF)
  2. PDF download Tutor Agreement Form (PDF)

Writing Center Tutor

Thank you for your interest in being a tutor at the Writing Center.

Complete the application, including the name of the faculty member who is recommending you, and we will contact you if we are interested in arranging an interview.

During the Interview

You will be asked to respond to a piece of student writing and “tutor” one of your interviewers as though he or she is a student who has come in for help.
You also will be asked to provide a writing sample on a topic of our choice during the interview process

Compensation

Tutors are compensated at minimum wage and must submit a monthly timesheet signed by their instructor-supervisor.

Apply to be a Writing Center Tutor

Math Lab Tutor

We're looking for students interested in employment as:

  • Tutors offering to share their math/stats expertise with other students
  • Federal Work Study and CalWORKs students who wish to assist with the day-to-day operations of the Lab as Student Allies
  • Volunteers wishing to gain job experience

Apply to be a Math Lab Tutor