Frequently Asked Questions For Students
How does scheduling work?
When you fill out a Get Tutoring Form at www.tutorsforchange.org/get-tutoring, one of our tutors will contact you within a few days (depending upon tutor availability) to schedule a tutoring session. All scheduling for future sessions happen between student/parent and tutor.
Where are tutoring sessions held?
All tutoring sessions must be held online through Zoom, Skype, or some other video conferecning platform.
How do I pay for my tutoring sessions?
Every 2 weeks, we will send you an invoice via email to pay for tutoring. You can visit our "PAY FOR TUTORING" page under the "FOR STUDENTS" tab on our site menu to pay for tutoring or visit www.tutorsforchange.org/pay-for-tutoring
How much do I need to pay for tutoring?
The suggested payment for tutoring is $0.99 per hour, but any additional amount you choose to give is voluntary and much appreciated. Alternatively, if you are unable to or do not wish to pay for tutoring, please post about and share Tutors For Change on social media!
Where do the payments go?
All payments go towards our nonprofit's expenses like website fees, background checks for our volunteers and tutors, tax filing fees, small business insurance, advertising costs, and improvements to our services.
How do I sign up to get tutoring?
To sign up for tutoring, hover over the "FOR STUDENTS" tab in the website menu, and click "GET TUTORING". Then, fill out the form on that page to sign up.
For which subjects do you offer tutoring?
We offer tutoring for a variety of subjects including Math, the Sciences, English, History, and SAT/ACT Math. To see our subject offerings, please visit www.tutorsforchange.org/subject-offerings.
How does it work?
When you sign up to get tutoring for a suject, one of our tutors will contact you within a few days (depending upon tutor availability) to schedule a tutoring session. For scheduling and payment details, please view the "Scheduling" and "Payments" section of the FAQ.
Are your tutors background checked?
To ensure the safety of all members of Tutors For Change, we try to ensure that all our volunteers are background checked when they join our organization.