Online Application: Tutors in Action

Please note: We have currently placed the appropriate amount of tutors for the number of students we have enrolled in our program at this time.  We will be training and placing more volunteers starting in June and continuing throughout the summer.  In the meantime, click here to learn about other volunteer opportunities that directly impact our students.  Please check back in June to learn more about tutoring options.  For questions or more information contact Samantha Breeling by email or at 317-202-9100.

We are currently accepting applications for the Fall 2014 Semester of tutoring.

Tutors in Action Volunteer Application

Thank you for wanting to make a difference in the lives of Indianapolis youth!

If you'd like more information on the details of tutoring or have any comments or questions, please contact Samantha Breeling by email or at 317.202.9100.

*Note* This application is for individuals. If this is not what you're looking for, please explore our community group and corporate volunteer opportunities.

Step 1 of 4

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  • School on Wheels Commitment Form

    Volunteer Expectations and Options
    All interested volunteers must pass a Criminal Background Check prior to placement.
    (Please check the volunteer opportunity you are interested in below)

    *Notice: Tutoring for School on Wheels requires a commitment of at least one school semester.

    Descriptions:

  • - Provide tutoring at one local program partner site once a week for one hour for a commitment of one semester or approximately 15-17 weeks. We hope that most volunteers will continue for a second semester or longer but it is not required.
    - Tutoring takes place for one hour Monday-Thursday anywhere between the hours of 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. depending upon the program location. Volunteers need to check in 10 min. prior to the tutoring hour with our on-site Program Coordinator.
    - Engage school-aged youth in homework assistance and educational resources (provided by School on Wheels) each week.
    - We understand that unexpected events do occur, however we are asking you to commit to 80% or higher attendance (no more than 3 absences) over the semester.
    - Understand that you must be 14 years of age or older to tutor on your own, if not please select the Adult/Child option (See option #2 below).
    - Must participate in a 2 hour training and pass a criminal background check.

  • - Provide tutoring as an adult/child team at one local program partner site one time per week for a commitment of one semester or approximately 15-17 weeks. We hope that most volunteers will continue for a second semester or longer but it is not required.
    - Child must be between the ages of 11-13 (no younger than 11). *Trained adult must attend every tutoring session with their child*
    - Tutoring takes place for one hour Monday-Thursday anywhere between the hours of 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. depending upon the program location. Tutoring teams need to check in 10 min. prior to the tutoring hour with our on-site Program Coordinator.
    - Working as a team, engage school-aged youth in homework assistance and educational resources (provided by School on Wheels) each week.
    - We understand that unexpected events do occur, however we are asking your team to commit to 80% or higher attendance (no more than 3 absences) over the semester.
    - Must participate in a 2 hour training and pass a criminal background check.

  • - Be on call twice a month.
    - Be available to fill in at one assigned program partner site. You would be notified by phone or email no later than 3 p.m. if needed to fill in for someone at a program site.
    - Must participate in a 2 hour training and pass a criminal background check.

  • *Remember to check the opportunity you are most interested in*

    Please only check one of the three options.