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Become a Peer Tutor

Students are assisted by a tutors in the Learning Assistance Tutorial Center.

We are pleased to announce that the Learning Assistance Department's (LAD) Tutor Training Program has been approved by the California Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) International Tutor Training Program Certification as Level 1.
Since 1989, over 1,000 college tutor training programs around the globe have received ITTPC at one or more Levels. CCSF is joining a rich history that will benefit our peer tutors and students who are seeking academic support services.
Upon completion of a minimum of  10 hours of training and 25 hours of supervised tutoring, peer tutors or staff  will be CRLA Certified Level 1 Tutors through the Learning Assistance Department.

Peer Tutor Job Description

Peer Tutors in the Learning Assistance Department are current CCSF students who have demonstrated academic excellence in their subject and receive on-going training in fostering academic success in others.  Peer Tutors are available for drop-in appointments and supplemental instruction.

Peer Tutor Qualifications

All Peer Tutors are required to meet the minimum qualifications below:

  • Current student enrolled at CCSF for the minimum of 6 units/semester (international students need to review SHEP requirements)
  • Received an "A" or "B" in the subject.
  • A Faculty Letter of Recommendation.
  • Reliable and able to support the philosophy and mission of the Learning Assistance Center.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Ability to work well with students of all backgrounds and abilities.
  • May be required to take an assessment test depending on the subject.
  • Enroll in and complete Introduction to Tutoring Tutor Training Course (see semester schedule):
    • LERN 10 - one unit credit, P/NP, CSU transferable course - Fall Spring

Peer Tutor Benefits

  • Excellent resume builder
  • Remain “on top” of your academic material
  • Improve your communication skills
  • Build your leadership skills
  • On-going professional development trainings and workshops (Transfer, Scholarship, Tutoring Best Practices,  Communication and Diversity workshops)
  • Receive CRLA  – Tutor Certification Level 1

This is a part-time position with a maximum of 15 hours per week. Pay rates are set at $15.59/hour; flexible schedule to balance responsibilities.