Center for Civic Engagement

CMC Tutoring Programs

CMC offers a variety of tutoring opportunities in the community. Both work study and non-work study positions are available. Transportation is available.

Student Tutoring

Qualifications:

  • Must be a CMC student
  • Interest in working with elementary age students
  • Patience and reliability is a must; Tutors must commit to a weekly schedule
  • Attendance at on-campus Orientation and on-site training by teacher


America Reads/America Counts: These are federally funded tutoring programs focused on developing reading and math skills for elementary students. CMC students will serve as tutors in local Claremont elementary schools or after-school programs and will work closely with the Tutoring Director and the Director of the Center for Civic Engagement.

  • Hours: 4-8 hours/week; Mon-Fri between 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Working directly with a teacher in an elementary classroom or in conjunction with an after-school enrichment program; work to include specific academic work or homework help; hours at the discretion of the teacher
  • Federal Work Study eligible CMC students only

Elementary School Tutoring Program: These positions are available for non-work study eligible students. Tutors will work with elementary school students either in the classroom or at an after-school enrichment program.

  • Hours: 4-8 hours/week; Mon-Fri flexible between 8:30am-6pm
  • Working directly with a teacher in an elementary classroom or in conjunction with an after-school enrichment program; work to include specific academic work or homework help
  • Non-work study eligible CMC students

ESL Tutoring Program: These tutors will work with CMC employees requesting assistance with English language skills. Students will work with the employees on-campus after their work shift is complete. Tutoring could include academic work or functional tasks related to English language skills; plan of action to be determined between tutor and employee.

  • Hours: 4-6 hours/week; tutors and employee to determine hours based on employees work schedule
  • Both Federal Work Study eligible or non-work study CMC students

Upland Jr High School Healthy Start: These tutors work with students at Upland Jr High School providing academic assistance in after-school enrichment program. Tutors will work with the classroom teacher to develop an appropriate tutoring plan of action.

  • Hours: Hours: 4-6 hours/week; tutors and employee to determine hours based on employees work schedule
  • Both Federal Work Study and non-work study eligible CMC students