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06/13/2020 at 01:34AM

Any recommendations for summer online tutoring opportunities?

Hello! I am currently a rising junior and I don't have many volunteer hours yet because I've mostly been focused on academics and extracurriculars for the past two years. However, given that COVID-19 has forced everything to be canceled, I'm starting to look into summer volunteer opportunities. I would really like to start tutoring online, but I don't know where to start. Additionally, because it's already summer, I'm not sure if there are any opportunities still open. Could someone please give me some advice, and/or recommend an organization for me to look into?

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06/13/2020 at 03:40PM[edited]

My recommendation is to just straight up google “online volunteer opportunities.” If you’re looking for something just to pass the time or gain hours then I recommend making some sort of a flyer advertising online tutoring, specify your grade level (age), what your GPA is or some other indicator of your academics, and the courses you will offer tutoring in. You’ll only get service hours if it is free, so you can put “free tutoring due to Covid 19” or something like that in the title. You can email it to parents you know or even your friends and ask them to spread the word. school is over or will end soon, you can market it as a pre-teach for the next school year to prep kids. Or if you are good at math/eng you can try to do some SAT or ACT tutoring, and If you’re good at science you can add ACT science. These are just some suggestions... as for more legit organizations I think the cutoff for most summer volunteer programs was a while ago but you can still look. Hope this helps!

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mention you would probably do these sessions via zoom and you can send the kid a document/worksheet then use the “share screen” feature so you can see what they’re doing at the same time.

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[🎤 AUTHOR]@alohomora07/02/2020 at 01:05AM

Sorry for the super late reply but thanks for your answer! I will definitely look into that.

@crsgo042207/02/2020 at 02:07PM

of course!