Description of Tutor Counselor (Academic Year) Position:
Upward Bound is seeking applications for tutors for each of the following areas: English
Composition, Biology, Chemistry, History, Mathematics, and Spanish. Must have competency
to assist high school students in general, honors, and AP sections. Tutor Counselors
provide once-a-month tutoring to high school participants during Upward Bound Saturday
Sessions. In addition, Tutor Counselors also serve as mentors to participants.
Work Schedule: One Saturday per month. Hours vary, but are typically within 7:30 am-3:00 pm.
Tutor students in areas of academic expertise.
Monitor, evaluate, and report on students’ academic progress.
Provide assistance reviewing class material and supporting test preparation.
Motivate students to aspire to pursue higher education
Maintain a professional relationships with students.
Participate in cultural and social program activities (teambuilding, field trips,
college tours), as needed.
Other duties as assigned
Must have a cumulative 2.75 GPA or higher
Must have demonstrated competency in one of the following areas: English Composition,
Biology, Chemistry, History, Mathematics, and Spanish.
Must have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
Must be mature and have excellent professional judgment
Prior tutoring experience
Prior experience working with low-income and/or first-generation students
$8.25 per hour
The summer progrm Tutor Counselor (Summer Program) application will open on February
1, 2020 for the 2020 summer program.
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