Tutor Volunteer Application


Fill out this form if this is the first time you've applied to be an EPATT tutor. Otherwise, please email us at volunteer@epatt.org.

Contact Information

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How did you hear about the program? (Who referred you?)

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Tutor Qualifications

EPATT is an afterschool program that specializes in one-on-one academic assistance, tennis classes, and parent involvement for at-risk youth. Tutors play a crucial role in impacting their student's academic performance and influencing their perception of learning and education. EPATT is seeking tutors who will make a commitment to having a positive impact on these youth.


  • Commit to tutor one student twice a week for a minimum of two quarters.
  • Set SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time-bound) goals for their student and make progress towards these goals.
  • Create lesson plans and implement effective skill building activities.
  • Continually assess their student's academic progress.
  • Attend all training sessions and one-on-one meetings with staff.
  • Communicate with staff regularly and respond to emails.

Short Answer Questions

1) Do you have any experience working with children and/or in the education field?

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2) Why do you want to be a tutor and get involved with EPATT and the East Palo Alto community?

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3) Why do you think you would be an effective tutor?

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4) Tutors will be responsible for managing their student's behavior and keeping them engaged in the task at hand. What techniques would you employ to keep your student focused and working hard?

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5) Describe what other activities you are involved with, and any hobbies or personal interests you might be willing to share.

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Volunteer Preferences

Gender preference?  
  Please make a selection.
Grade preference?  
  Please make a selection.
 (Select all that apply)

(Select all days/times that you are available)
Please select at least 2 days/times.
K-5th grade
Tutoring 4:30-6:00
6th-8th grade
Tutoring 6:30-8:30 Mon-Thurs
9th-12th grade (College graduates only)
Tutoring 6:30-8:30 Mon-Thurs

Safety Information

To work with minors in the state of California, you must get a fingerprinting background check. EPATT will provide a convenient and free appointment for you.
Have you ever been convicted of any criminal offense, felony or misdemeanor?  
  Please make a selection.
If answer is "yes," please explain:  

Work Study

Are you eligible for Work-Study?  
  Please make a selection.

Please check your financial award letter to ensure your eligibility for Federal Work Study (FWS).

Academic earnings do not qualify for FWS.

If you qualify for work study, you may be eligible for a paid position at EPATT. Please contact volunteer@epatt.org for more information.

Thank you for your interest in helping our program! We will review your application and contact you to schedule a 15 minute interview.

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