Interested in Being a Tutor?

Peer Tutor Role

Peer tutors are employed through the UBC Okanagan Academic Resource Centre to tutor academic subjects in any of our three tutoring centres: Writing and Language Centre, Math and Science Centre, and the Earth and Environmental Sciences Centre. Tutoring is a supplement to teaching and provides expertise, experience, and encouragement, rather than simply providing answers.

Requirements

  • GPA of 3.0
  • Must demonstrate thorough knowledge in subject tutored
  • Must maintain regular scheduled shifts in the Math or Writing Centre
  • Must possess strong communication, interpersonal, and time management
  • Must have faculty recommendation
  • Must attend regularly scheduled training session as required by supervisor
  • Must attend regular workshops that work toward obtaining CRLA certification; all tutors will be required to achieve a minimum of Level 1 tutor training by Dec 1st of academic year
  • Must be a senior student

Benefits

  • Peer tutoring is a paid position ranging from $10 per our – $16 per hour depending on experience, level of academic completion and level of tutor training certification
  • Excellent work experience
  • Increase of academic skills for tutor
  • Provide excellent role model for new students

Contact

Cindy Bourne
Manager - Learning Resources and Supports

The University of British Columbia
Okanagan campus
P: 250 807-8065
E: cindy.bourne@ubc.ca

Last reviewed shim10/7/2014 1:32:54 PM