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Become a Peer Tutor
What is a Peer Tutor?
A peer tutor supports the academic development of a student by assisting the student in understanding key concepts within a specific subject. Tutors do not provide “answers” but rather assist in the learning process; they provide their subject expertise, academic experience, and encouragement. All tutoring appointments takes place in the Learning Centre or online during scheduled appointment times.
Build your résumé while gaining valuable work experience
Increase your own academic skills and self-confidence
Develop a sense of pride and accomplishment from helping others
Be a positive role model
Earn money while being a student ($15.15/hr)
Apply strategies developed in training and through ongoing feedback, to help students understand concepts they find challenging; provide mentorship and guidance around study skills
Arrive on time for each tutoring shift and effectively manage timing of appointments
Keep accurate records of all tutoring appointments
Abide by the confidentiality, academic integrity and conduct agreements set out by the college.
Follow the Learning Centre policies and procedures
Submit payroll timesheets every two weeks
Be a full time student currently enrolled at Seneca College
Have a GPA of 3.8 or greater in area of specialization and a minimum overall GPA of 3.5
Have completed at least two semesters in your program or possess a previous degree/diploma/certificate
Possess strong communication, interpersonal, and time management skills
Have respect for confidentiality
Have an ability and desire to work with students with diverse backgrounds
How to Apply
You can apply for to become a Peer Tutor through Seneca Works. Look for job id #175959