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Position Description: Provide one-on-one and/or small group academic support to students in a variety
of subjects (ESOL, reading & writing, computers, math, retail & customer service and more) as a
supplement to classroom instruction. Tutoring sessions will occur outside of class time at a specified
location within a Job Training & Education Center. Assist students with assigned coursework to increase
student’s comprehension.

Primary Responsibilities:
 Provide guidance and academic support to individuals or small groups
 Preparatory work before tutoring sessions: identifying current lessons from instructors and
creating examples/activities (role playing, practice exercises, reading materials, etc.) based on
lesson plan
 Walk through classroom activities and homework in various subjects
 Provide a wide array of examples, depending on the student’s learning style
 Other activities as needed
Reports to: Supervisor determined during interview process

Role Requirements & Abilities:
 Interest in working in basic education focused on adult learners; previous experience teaching
or tutoring valued but not required
 Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic
backgrounds, or an interest in learning about it
 Ability to flex communication style to multiple cultural environments
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to present to diverse audiences,
specifically racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse communities
 A solid understanding of, or interest in learning about, cultural humility and cultural
 Reliable, punctual and consistent.
 Patient, understanding, and caring.
 Strong listening skills

Time Commitment: Schedules vary by center. Regular business hours during weekdays. Six month to
one-year commitment requested.

Essential Physical Abilities:
Updated: September 2019
 Able to safely lift/push/pull up to 10 lbs., grasp, handle, finger and manipulate items; perform
repetitive fine motor functions with fingers, wrists and arms. Able to traverse a wide variety of
physical environments without assistance including uneven surfaces and stairs. Able to
communicate with others effectively, verbally and in writing; including those who have limited
English skills, large groups and small groups and individuals. Able to use standard office
equipment without assistance.

Working Environment/Conditions:
Classroom setting, office setting; moderate noise level.

*Responsibilities and role requirements may vary depending on the needs of each student and group.
Seattle Goodwill Job Training & Education Tutor volunteers do not have access to confidential or critical

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About Goodwill


700 Dearborn Place S, Seattle, WA 98144, US

Mission Statement

Goodwill provides quality, effective employment training and basic education to individuals experiencing significant barriers to economic opportunity. Because jobs change lives.


Goodwill inspires hope and self-confidence, helping people from all backgrounds and walks of life to feel successful, valuable and dignified.

Education & Literacy


Mon Oct 25, 2021 - Thu Dec 16, 2021
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM


242 East College WayMount Vernon, WA 98273



  • General Education
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Financial Literacy
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Administrative Support
  • Adult Education


  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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