Title: Tutoring Together! Volunteer Tutor 

      Duration: 10-week program.  August 2024 – December 2024 

      Report to: Youth Program Specialist 



  • Support with homework, test studying, practice tests, reading practice, and facilitate learning activities that encourage academic growth mindset and support child development. 

  • Engage parents in child’s tutoring, when possible, for parents to learn how to support children in continued academic growth after Tutoring Together program. 

  • Attend tutor trainings and meetings lead by IRC staff during time in volunteer program. 

  • Maintain open and effective communication with IRC Youth education team members and volunteer coordinators. Report regularly on tutor sessions and any problems or concerns. 


Session Length & Location:  

The Tutoring Together program duration is a school semester length, a 10-week commitment. The time commitment is minimum 2 tutor sessions, weekly for 45-60 minutes each session. These tutor sessions will take place afterschool or on the weekend, as decided between volunteer and client. Tutor sessions will take place in-person at the client’s home or at a community location (library or community center) if preferred by client and volunteer. 

Skills & Qualifications:  

  • Strong desire to support academic growth in individuals and families, and enthusiasm for working in a multi-cultural setting. 

  • Strong communication abilities, including willingness to learn and use Tarjimly or translation apps. 

  • Comfortable working in a cross-cultural environment and with child language learners, sometimes with little or no English proficiency. 

  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, and follow through on critical tasks. 

  • Fluent in spoken and written English. Bi-lingual abilities in a language spoken by an IRC client group is desired.   

Benefits of Volunteer Program

  • Assist youth to improve education skills to reach grade level expectations. 

  • Community connection and relationship building with newcomer families and IRC network. 

  • Professional development trainings and experience in field of education. 


To Apply:  Submit an online application to https://irc-global.my.salesforce-sites.com/volunteer 


*Please note that volunteers must undergo a background check for which we ask a donation of $49.