Become a Tutor

“Working for this program has been the best part of my college experience; I could not have asked for a more fulfilling work study job. As I look back on my time with Tutors for All, I truly believe this organization has changed my life.”

– Sarah Chaffee, Emerson College ’16


Duties and Expectations

  • Create lesson plan for student in preparation for each tutorial session
  • Execute lesson plan in either basic math or literacy 
  • Proctor student assessments and tailor tutorial to fit student’s growing skill knowledge
  • Use creativity to engage student in difficult lessons
  • Serve as an example of college success for your student
  • Grade your student daily on participation, effort, and respect
  • Work as a member of a team of tutors who reflect, plan, and problem solve together with the help of two supervisors
  • Prepare progress reports for students
  • Periodic clerical work: filing curriculum, calling parents, etc
  • Hold students accountable for code of conduct
  • Attend mandatory training before start of tutorial program

Special requirements

  • Passion for working with Boston youth.
  • Adherence to strict professional standards as regards to conduct, dress, timeliness, etc.
  • Eagerness to reflect on and improve performance.


Paid Employment

Tutors for All is currently able to serve as an off-campus Federal Work Study site for many Boston area universities. We are, however, only able to offer direct hire employment to  Lead Tutors on a program-by-program basis.

Volunteer Designation

Tutors for All also offers positions to volunteers who are ineligible for paid compensation. To offset the cost of commuting to and from our sites, we are able to offer our volunteers access to monthly Charlie Cards while they are serving  in one of our programs.

How to Apply



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