Peer Tutor Job Requirements

The role of a tutor is to assist students in academic achievement by meeting them on a regular basis to clarify learning problems and model good study skill habits. Tutoring is offered in small-group, drop-in and classroom formats. Mandatory tutor training is provided to new tutors and additional training is offered to all tutors throughout each semester.

The minimum eligibility requirements to become a peer tutor:

  1. Student earned at least a grade “B” in the subject they tutor and maintain a 3.0 GPA
  2. Faculty Referral form completed by the teacher or department chairperson
  3. Good communication skills – able to get along with a wide range of personalities and academic skill levels
  4. Reliable; this is a job and the tutors need an excellent attendance record
  5. Tutor must be registered for at least six (6) credits the semester(s) they work on-campus

Benefits of becoming a peer tutor:

  1. Tutors continually review the foundational skills and concepts which can help in the tutor’s advanced courses
  2. Semi-professional work experience to add to your resume and transfer application
  3. Paid training is provided – the training program in nationally certified by CRLA
  4. Flexible schedules – we schedule appointments around the tutors availability
  5. Tutors earn $10.10 per hour to start and can eventually earn up to $10.85 per hour

This page developed and maintained by Success Centers. Send comments and suggestions to jgalliano@ccri.edu.


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Last Updated: 10/24/18