The City Tutors (CT) is a volunteer tutoring and mentoring organization that provides free online academic support to sites and communities throughout New York City. Students that City Tutors supports range from 5 - 85 years old. It can support reading, writing, math, and science topics from an elementary school to college level. City Tutors also works with ESL and workforce development programs throughout the city. Tutoring times are determined by the tutor and the student.
This is a great opportunity for students who are majoring (or have already earned a degree) in their course area and looking to enhance their knowledge and experience and who are interested in tutoring. In this role, tutors would take the lead to improve students’ performance while being supported and guided by City Tutor’s coordinators.
The tutors volunteering with us are expected to commit a minimum of two hours to support each week. You would identify and support students who are struggling, and provide feedback to students so that they may improve their fundamental understanding of the material. You might also design assignments, identify/track students who are struggling and create differentiated instruction as the need arises. You will be supported throughout this process by the City Tutors staff.
All tutors are also expected to complete a four session comprehensive, professional training regimen. 3 hours of live training, plus another hour and a half for orientation. This is a commitment of 4.5 hours of live training, over the course of the Spring semester.
Training days will be determined based on your schedule and that of the Tutor Training Coordinators.
CT's tutoring program has been successful in helping students gain access to support that they otherwise would not have received, given their limited time spent on campus. Having tutors in these sessions early in the semester will allow us to employ strategies to reduce withdrawals and student failure rates. Your work with us would help the students’ overall subject area performance, and help us improve this educational support model, reaching more students and departments with comprehensive academic support.
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The City Tutors (CT) is a volunteer tutoring and mentoring organization that provides free online academic support to sites and communities throughout New York City. Students that City Tutors supports range from 5 - 85 years old. It can…