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How to Become a Tutor

Compassionate and skilled tutors are always needed at both the Puyallup and Fort Steilacoom campuses to help students at every level in a wide variety of subjects. Besides the amazing sense of fulfillment our tutors get from seeing their students achieve success and overcome barriers, there are numerous other benefits to working as a tutor:

  • Competitive wages
  • Flexible hours
  • Subject mastery
  • Training provided
  • Impressive resume builder
  • Service jobs look great on scholarship/university applications


  • Have attended college (at Pierce or elsewhere) for at least one quarter
  • Have a 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Have a minimum 3.2 grade point average (GPA) in the discipline seeking to tutor
  • Friendly personality with effective communication skills
  • A desire to help fellow students achieve their academic goals

To Apply

  • Complete the Tutor Interest Form
  • Submit a Tutor Application, with attached Schedule of Availability (available for print below)
  • Submit a Resume outlining previous work and/or volunteer experience
  • Provide a recommendation from an instructor (either an independent letter or a signed referral form provided in link below)

We look forward to hearing from you!

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