Northwest College

Tutoring Services

Become a Tutor

There are many benefits associated with becoming a tutor at Northwest College.


  • Earn $9.00 per hour 
  • Flexible schedule
  • Subject reinforcement
  • Resume builder
  • New friendships


  • Be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at Northwest College
  • "A" (or instructor's approval) in the subject you wish to tutor
  • Recommendation from the course instructor/department head
  • Participate in tutor training (you will be paid for attending)

Required Qualifications:

  • Verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Ability to maintain records and process payroll
  • Ability to work with students from diverse cultures and backgrounds
  • Ability to stay focused
  • Ability to work with multiple students at a time
  • Interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with students, supervisors, and faculty
  • Ability to work with students of various ability levels while maintaining patience, consideration, and respect
  • Ability to use a computer and software applications

Preference may be given to tutors with the following additional qualifications:

  • Ability to tutor multiple courses
  • Strong communication skills
  • Availability

How to Apply:

  1. Fill out a application.
  2. Obtain the instructor's signature as a recommendation for each course you would like to tutor.
  3. Schedule an appointment for an interview with the Tutoring Coordinator.

Please contact me with any questions you may have. Thank you for your interest in becoming a tutor!

Jen Schneider
Peer Tutoring Coordinator


Jen Schneider
Tutoring Coordinator