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Become a Tutor

If you’re a Cambrian student who enjoys helping others, and you have a good academic background, you may be eligible to work as a Peer Tutor.

Sign up, help out, get paid

Peer tutoring provides you with valuable experience that you can use to strengthen your résumé. Tutoring helps develop solid interpersonal skills, a sense of your own competency, and can boost your self-esteem and confidence.

Let’s get started

Visit us in room 3021Z or fill out the application here.

What you need to know about our Tutoring Program
  • The Peer Tutoring Program is coordinated by The Learning Centre and is funded through the Work-Study Program.
  • There is no charge to students for any of the tutoring services offered through The Learning Centre.
  • Peer tutors are hired, trained, and supervised by The Learning Centre staff. Peer tutors must be approved by a professor and must maintain a reasonable GPA.
  • Peer tutors must be full-time and must have an A or B in the subjects they wish to tutor.
  • Peer tutors may tutor for a maximum of 6 hours per week.
  • Peer tutoring can be on a short-term or long-term basis according to the student’s needs.
  • Peer tutoring can be one-on-one or group sessions.
What we expect of our Cambrian College Tutors
Tutors must:
  • Complete a paid orientation/training session on tutoring and job responsibilities.
  • Be on time for all tutoring sessions.
  • Discuss with the coordinator or other members of The Learning Centre staff any concerns they might have regarding a tutee (i.e., emotional stress, learning difficulties, etc.) so that the student may be redirected to appropriate support services.
  • Keep a tutor reporting log.