Review the list of agencies and schools that seek America Reads tutors by downloading the list of participating sites below.
Note: Smith College students should the list of sites available on Smith's website.
When you find a position and site that appeals to you, call the contact number and set up an interview.
You should also stop by your Student Employment/Financial Aid Office to pick up necessary paperwork to take with you on the interview. Both you and the tutoring site need to complete the paperwork and contracts before you can begin working.
Check directly with your own school's student employment coordinator to find out what requirements they have and for information on how to get paid. The America Reads Contacts section of this web page lists information for each school's student employment office as well as links to their web pages.
Most sites will try to work with your schedule as much as they can. The number of hours you are permitted to work, as well as pay rates, depend on your work-study award and may also vary depending on which college you attend.
When looking for a tutoring position think about:
The grade level you would like to work with
The times you want to work
The location of the tutoring site. Is it on the bus line?