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Become a Beacon Tutor

Why become a Beacon Tutor?

·        To share your knowledge with other students and help them get better grades.

·        To learn the subject better.

·        To develop greater self-confidence and learn how to lead a group.

·        To add work experience to your resume.

·        To make new friends.

Are tutors paid? 

·        Yes! Tutors are Student Help employees and are paid minimum wage.

How many hours do tutors work?

·        It depends on the course unit and term length.  The majority of the groups will
         meet 2-3 hours per week outside of class. 

Here are the requirements:

·        Received a grade of "B" or better in the course being tutored 

·        Approval from an ARC professor to become his/her Beacon Tutor 

·        Enrolled in LRC 310: Introduction to Group Tutoring (1-unit, first 8-week hybrid course)

·        Enrolled in a minimum of six units at ARC

·        Maintain a minimum overall 3.0 GPA

Interested? are the next steps: 

1.       After you speak with your instructor to be the Beacon Tutor, enroll in LRC 310. 
Note: Tutors conduct sessions while concurrently enrolled in LRC 310 their first semester.

2.        Complete employment paperwork; hiring packets available at the Beacon front desk.

3.       Attend the mandatory orientation (first day of class).  
          Friday, January 25, 2019, 2:00-3:20pm, LRC 104.