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Providing free tutoring for students in grades 1-12 from
school districts throughout Greater Cleveland since 1990
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Be a Tutor!

    The Saturday Tutoring Program provides free tutoring for students in grades 1-12 from school districts throughout Greater Cleveland. Tutors are needed on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon at The Church of the Covenant (11205 Euclid Avenue) in University Circle. Contact us to volunteer!

    • You may tutor when it fits your schedule. An every-week commitment is not required.
    • You choose the age group and subject(s) you'd like to cover (such as reading, math, or science).
    • Come as an individual or with a group.
    • Materials, training, supervision, and free parking are provided.


    • Must be at least 17 years old.
    • Must have the desire and patience to help youngsters succeed.
    • Must be able to convey ideas clearly in fluent written and spoken English.

Tutors' Handbook & Frequently-Asked Questions

    This handbook describes the steps of a typical session. By reading the handbook,
    • prospective tutors can learn what to expect during their first session.
    • new tutors can follow the handbook as they develop their own tutoring style.
    • experienced tutors can keep their skills sharp by referring to the handbook anytime.

    To learn more, please browse our list of Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQ's) for tutors.

Hear Some Tutors

    We asked a few tutors why they enjoy volunteering.  Listen to their audio replies, and then imagine what tutoring might mean to you!

    Tutors find it emotionally rewarding to share their time and knowledge with the students.  (1:45)
    Some get involved to gain experience to enter a related career field.  (1:45)
    Others are inspired by the students' enthusiasm for learning.  (1:20)


    Give a flyer to a friend, family member, or co-worker to invite them to tutor. Post a flyer in your neighborhood, business, or school.

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