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Seasonal Fall/Winter/Spring Tutor Opportunities

Academically support high school program participants with their in A-G courses

  • Flexible Part Time Work
  • Three days a week
  • Become A Mentor
  • Perfect for College Students
  • Saturday Academies

What is Upward Bound?

Upward Bound is a federal grant program, funded by the United States Department of Education. The Program helps students who attend Hesperia, Silverado, and Victor Valley high schools with their academic success at the high school level toward graduation and prepares them for enrollment in higher education for successful completion of a four-year degree at an accredited college or university. 

Who We're Looking For:

Upward Bound College Tutors should be understanding to the needs of our participants by being flexible, having a positive attitude, and a strong desire to help students succeed academically. In addition to the following qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled in at least 6 semester units in the Fall or Spring
  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 semester units and a minimum 3.0 in subjects to be tutored
  • Must have completed the college level/transferable course in subject area(s) you tutor
  • Ability to work with low-income and diverse student populations; individually and in small groups
  • Must be available to work afternoons on Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays and one Saturday a month

Responsibilities:

  • Provide weekly tutoring to program participants with their A-G subjects at target high schools
  • Mentor program participants with information regarding college experiences
  • Chaperone participants as needed during activities and events
  • Conduct one-on-one or small group study sessions
  • Assist the Program Coordinator in preparation, set-up, and break-down of Saturday Academies (one per month) 

To Apply:

  • Pick up an application in the Upward Bound Office, located in Building 32 - Office A or
  • Contact Elizabeth Duarte, Program Coordinator at (760) 245-4271 Ext. 2415 or by email at: elizabeth.duarte@vvc.edu