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Be the One.

You can ensure a brighter future for one Chicago student by becoming a tutor today. Tutors are invited to participate in one of our programs, SMART or LIT.

To learn more about the full Tutoring Chicago experience, please visit our volunteer program page. 

New to Tutoring Chicago?

1.

COMPLETE
YOUR APPLICATION

2.

ATTEND
AN ORIENTATION
(Returning volunteers are not required to attend an orientation.

3.

COMPLETE
BACKGROUND CHECK

Volunteer Process

Volunteers are thoughtfully matched with an economically disadvantaged student in 1st - 7th grade. You and your student will meet on a weekly basis for up to 90 minutes each week throughout the school year. Please complete the steps below to become a volunteer tutor.

Applications for the 2020-21 school year are now available!

98%

of tutors would recommend Tutoring Chicago to a friend.

95%

OF TUTORS REPORT A STRONG OR POSITIVE RELATIONSHIP WITH THEIR STUDENT.

93%

of 5th and 6th graders would recommend Tutoring Chicago to a friend.

One-Time Volunteer Opportunities Available

Please contact EL Da'Sheon Nix for more information about one-time volunteer opportunities, including student events, holiday parties, and skill-based volunteer projects.

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