America Reads: Tutor Aide

DEPARTMENT: America Reads


Available Winter 2020

Duties include tutoring elementary school students (Evanston District 65), individually or in small groups in reading and/or math; reviewing students' work and offering constructive criticism; helping with homework; being a mentor and positive role model.

20 openings


Must be an NU undergraduate student with a Federal Work-Study award for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Previous experience is preferred but not required. Must be patient, dependable, reliable and enjoy working with children.

Students must fill out an America Reads application, available at the Work-Study Office (1801 Hinman, 1st Floor). You have to register for classes in order to figure out when you are available to tutor in your free time. A two quarter commitment is expected.

Students will be required to commute to their assigned site (1.5 - 3.0 miles from campus) by car, bus, bike, train or walking. One 1/2 hour of travel time (.5) will be paid for each day that a student tutors to cover transportation costs. Students can only be paid for a maximum of 10 total hours per week including travel time.

PAY RATE: $13.00/hr

CONTACT NAME: Anne Horne, Work-Study Coordinator