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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
  6. Students must complete a FAFSA in order to be considered for employment on campus
  7. Complete mandatory ten hours of training prior to the semester they work
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 $15.00 per hour and may earn a raise to $15.75 per hour
Please note: Running Start, High School Enrichment, and HS/CCRI Partnership students are not eligible to work on campus per CCRI’s Financial Aid department.