Join the Team
If you are an undergraduate or high school student, we welcome you to join our tutoring network! Time commitment is truly as little or as much as you would like (generally only a few hours a week), and you can sign up to tutor only in the subjects you feel comfortable. We find that most tutors can be helpful to young kids just by acting as a source of encouragement and accountability.
We know these are some crazy times, and we're thankful that you've even taken the time to check out this endeavor. Join us in doing what we can for the local community while maintaining social distance!
Join the 150+ students (and retired educators!) who have already signed up as tutors.
If you are interested in joining the administrative team or are a local organization that would like to work with DOT, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How It Works
After you sign up using the form, you'll get a confirmation email from us letting you know that we have received your request. You will be invited to join our internal DOT tutor community.
Once we receive a tutoring request that matches the subjects and grade levels you are comfortable tutoring, we will send you an initial email asking you to confirm your availability and go through our brief training and policies.
After you have accepted a tutoring match, you will receive the contact information of the student or parent from us, as well as information to get started. You will then contact your student or student's parent to discuss a schedule and set up an initial Zoom session. Tutoring sessions generally happen once a week, depending on your availability.
If at any point you have questions or concerns, you are always welcome to contact the admin team through email or Slack. We are also always happy to sign community service logs or otherwise speak to your community service and leadership.
Resources for Tutors
Nervous about tutoring? We've got you covered. Check out our resources page for tutors to find lesson and activity ideas, example curricula, best practices, how to address common scenarios, how to make the most of Zoom, and more.