Marwan Aswad & Tallie Jones

Change a life.

Become a tutor.

Marwan Aswad & Tallie Jones

Change a life.

Become a tutor.

How to Become a Tutor

How to Become a Tutor

Step 1

Watch both online Orientation videos.

Step 2

Take a look at the job descriptions for the three most common volunteer opportunities:

One-to-One Tutor

Classroom Tutor

Small Group Facilitator

Then, download and complete the Volunteer Tutor Application Form.

Step 3

Contact a Program Coordinator to set up your interview.

Plan to bring your completed application form to your interview.  After the interview process, you will complete training so that you can placed in a classroom or with a learner! 

Interviews will take place at our office located on the Bellingham Technical College campus at 3028 Lindbergh Ave, Building A.

Step 1

Watch both online Orientation videos.

Step 2

Contact a Program Coordinator to set up your interview.

Interviews will take place at our office located on the Bellingham Technical College campus at 3028 Lindbergh Ave, Building A.

Step 3

Download Volunteer Application

Bring your completed application to your interview with a Program Coordinator.

After the interview process, you will complete training so that you can placed in a classroom or with a learner!

As a volunteer tutor, you can help adult learners reach their goals and strengthen our community.

As a volunteer tutor, you can help adult learners reach their goals and strengthen our community.

Benefits of Tutoring

Build new relationships.

Improve your communication skills.

Help an adult learner reach their goal(s).

Adapt to different styles of teaching and learning.

Discover hidden potential.

Learn about other cultures.

Improve the wealth of your community.

Share your skills and knowledge with others.

Benefits of Tutoring

Build new relationships.

Discover hidden potential.

Learn about other cultures.

Improve your communication skills.

Help an adult learner reach their goal(s).

Improve the wealth of your community.

Share your skills and knowledge with others.

Adapt to different styles of teaching and learning.

“Helping your learner achieve something as valuable as literacy, while at the same time watching them build their self-confidence, is quite gratifying.”

Volunteer Tutor

“Helping your learner achieve something as valuable as literacy, while at the same time watching them build their self-confidence, is quite gratifying.”

Volunteer Tutor