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Apply to be a Writing Tutor!

Gabriel Borelli writes in

If you love to read, write, and — most importantly — help 8f8f7d0fbc0155eea136160653d2f8d3others with their writing, apply to be a writing tutor this fall!

The Writing Workshop has begun soliciting applications for the Fall 2017 writing tutor positions. Apply now—the quick and easy pre-application form is available here (link: http://wesleyan.edu/writing/workshop/becometutor.html ) and is due by Friday, March 10th.

Tutors will be compensated for one semester of work with a $500 stipend and 1/2 course credit in the Writing Certificate. All tutors undergo a two-day intensive training session at the beginning of the fall semester, followed by check-in meetings on Tuesdays from 12-1 PM.

There are two steps in the application process:

1. The pre-application form. This is a short form indicating your interest in applying for a position.

2. The full application is due on Friday, March 10 at 5 pm. Applications are to be delivered to Ford Fellow Gabriel Borelli’s office (Downey House Room 103).

To learn more, visit our website. Please direct any questions to Ford Fellow Gabriel Borelli at writingworks@wesleyan.edu or Interim Director of Academic Writing Meg Furniss Weisberg at mweisberg@wesleyan.edu


Date: March 10th

Time: by 5pm

Place: Downey 103

YMCA Andre’s All-Stars

AndreDrummondPistons_Knicks020413It only took one well-timed and compliment laden email from Noam “LSDefense” Sandweiss-Back ’15 to convince me to post this awesome opportunity:

NBA SUPERSTAR and dreamboat Andre Drummond [Ed note: who is the same age as most Wes 2015ers!!!] recently endowed an after school program at the Middletown YMCA. From Monday to Thursday the program will offer middle-school students academic tutoring and play/recreation time. We’re looking for tutors, athletes, and anyone skilled in running around for a couple hours to help get the program off the ground. Hit up nsandweissba[at]wesleyan[dot]edu if you’re interested, and come by the Office of Community Service in Allbritton floor 3 on Thursday, 6 PM to learn more!

Date: Thursday February 5th
Time: 6 PM
Place: OCS (Allb. 3rd floor)

Volunteer with the Center for Prison Education

From Molly Rappaport ’15 and Shannon Nelson ’14:

Interested in volunteering with Wesleyan’s college in prison program as a Tutor or Research Intern? The Center for Prison Education is currently accepting applications for Tutor and Research Intern positions during the spring semester!

Come to the Wesleyan Center for Prison Education Student Group’s general interest meeting this Tuesday at 9:00 pm in the OCS lounge to learn about the program and discuss future prison activism/awareness projects.

WesReads/WesMath Tutor Training Sessions


A note for potential tutors from Angela Yoo ’15:

Do you love to work with really cute kids? Join WesMath/WesReads! Minimum of 1 hour commitment per week. Tutor students in grades 2-5 at Macdonough Elementary School or Farm Hill Elementary School. All interested/returning tutors must attend a training session (dates/times listed below). All training sessions will be held in Allbritton 311. Hope to see you there!

Learn more at our website.

Dates/Times: Sunday, Jan. 26 at 2:00 PM or Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7:00 PM (for returning tutors)
Sunday, Feb. 2 at 2:00 PM or Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 7:00 PM (for new tutors)
Place: Allbritton 311
Contact: wes.reads.math[at]gmail[dot]com

Apply to Be a Writing Tutor


Savannah Whiting ‘GRAD writes:

If you love to read, write, and — most importantly — help others with writing, apply to be a writing tutor this spring!

The Writing Workshop has a few — only a few — Spring 2014 writing tutor positions open for highly qualified applicants. Apply now—the quick and easy pre-application form is due online by Monday, October 28th.

Tutors will be compensated for one semester of work with a $400 stipend and 1 course credit in English. All tutors are trained in ENGL 491/2, the Ford Teaching Seminar, which meets on Tuesdays from 12-1 PM.
There are two steps in the application process:

1. The pre-application form is due online on Monday, October 28 at 5 pm. This is a short form indicating your interest in applying for a position.

2. The full application is due on Monday, November 4 at 5 pm. Applications are to be delivered to Professor Greene’s office (Downey House Room 207).

To learn more, visit our website. Please direct any questions to Ford Fellows Savannah Whiting and Piers Gelly, both ’13(writingworks[at]wesleyan[dot] or ext. 2440), or Professor Anne Greene (agreene[at]wesleyan[dot]edu or ext. 3604).

Deadline: Monday, November 4
Contact: writingworks[at]wesleyan[dot]edu

Apply to Coach with Let’s Get Ready

Chloe Rinehart ’14 and Lucy Britt ’14 are ready for you to get ready for Let’s Get Ready:

Did you love the SAT? Probably not. Do you love college? We’re guessing so. Want to help local high school students prepare for the SAT so that they can get into and love college too??

Apply to be a coach—a tutor, mentor, role-model—with Let’s Get Ready!, a non-profit organization that provides free SAT preparation and college admissions counseling to socioeconomically disadvantaged and otherwise under-served high school students. The Wesleyan program of LGR partners with Upward Bound to work with rising high school seniors from Middletown, Platt, and Maloney High Schools on the SAT, college applications, and financial aid information.

As a coach, you will be committing to volunteer with us once a week for 2.5 hours, teaching a group of 4-5 students either the Math or Critical Reading and Writing sections of the SAT.

Come volunteer with LGR! Applications can be found at this link, and are tentatively due Friday, January 25th!

Deadline: January 25
Contact: crinehart(at)wesleyan(dot)edu

Join WesReads/WesMath Tutoring

From Rebecca Coven ’13:

Want to work with kids as cute as these? Tutor with WesReads/WesMath this semester and work with students on their math and reading skills at MacDonough Elementary School right here in Middletown! You only need to be able to dedicate ONE hour of your time per week in order to be involved.

We will be holding three brief information/training sessions at the Office of Community Service (167 High) next week for new tutors. Sessions will be held on:

  • Tues., Feb. 7: 5-6 pm
  • Wed., Feb. 8: noon -1 pm
  • Thurs., Feb. 9: 7:30 – 8:30 pm

Sign up here for one training session in order to tutor this semester.  Learn more about us on our website or email us at wes.reads.math(at)gmail(dot)com with questions!

Date: February 7, 8, 9
Time: 5 pm, noon, 7:30 pm, respectively
Place: Office of Community Service (167 High)

WesReads / WesMath Information Session

WRWM ChildLike working with kids?

Need a break from stress and real schoolwork?

Come back to elementary school and tutor kids in reading and writing at MacDonough Elementary!

WesReads/WesMath is a student run tutoring program that works with kids in reading comprehension and math during the school day!

Experience tutoring not required. Shuttle service to and from available.

  • Date: TODAY, Sept. 15
  • Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Place: Center for Community Partnerships (167 High Street)