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Get Involved as a Literacy Tutor (ages 55+ Stipend Opportunity)

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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 10 people are interested

To Apply:

Purpose of Position:
Provide 1:1 academic tutoring to students based upon identified student needs. Tutor is responsible for conducting one hour sessions and arranging regular debriefs with parent/caregiver to support parent engagement.

Tutoring Location (3 locations options):

  1. ReDefiners World Languages, 8056 N. 56th St., Tampa, FL 33617
  2. Mort Elementary School, 1806 E Bearss Ave East, Tampa, FL 33613
  3. Family Enrichment Center, 5407 N 30th St, Tampa, FL 33610

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct interactive and engaging tutoring 1-hour sessions in English
  • Plan and prepare dynamic, student-centered, and communicative-focused sessions
  • Communicate student progress with parents and teachers
  • Provide E-Learning support as needed and assess household training/tech needs to support student success
  • Commit to regular training and professional development
  • Record and report student progress after each session
  • Participate in weekly team meetings & trainings
  • Participate in quarterly team gatherings


  • Tutor training
  • Weekly digital literacy and professional development training
  • Resource guidance
  • Collaborative team environment


  • Reliable transportation
  • Highly organized
  • Able to express and garner enthusiasm about learning to young children
  • Highly energetic
  • Experience in creating educational resources to support student learning
  • Proficient and/or willing to learn to use online tools to enhance student success
  • Must complete a level II background clearance
  • Household annual income must not exceed $36,620 (per couple) or $27,180 individually
  • Available to maintain a regular schedule of 5-40 hours per week


  • Health & Wellness AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers experience decreased anxiety, depression, and loneliness. 84% of volunteers report stable or improving health after one year of service.
  • Self-Improvement See the daily impact of your service as you build on the skills you already have and develop new ones.
  • Community Connect with others and be part of something bigger. 88% of volunteers who felt a lack of companionship reported fewer feelings of isolation after becoming an AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer.
  • New Skills AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers often tap their wealth of experience and wisdom and channel it in new directions.
  • Insurance accident, personal liability, and excess automobile liability insurance coverage
  • Modest stipend to qualified, low-income volunteers

Who Are We?

ReDefiners is a pioneering non-profit organization with the goal of developing a compassionate community of global citizens, who are both economically and socially responsible, through world language and cultural enrichment. Education in global communication is paramount in developing cognitive skills, creating opportunities for upward mobility, and establishing a foundation to excel in an ever increasing globalized society. We strive to provide local language learning opportunities in Arabic, English, Spanish and Mandarin through our enrichment programs to youth and adults, regardless of socioeconomic background.

Mission: To equip and empower individuals to be multilingual global citizens

Core Values:

  • Culture of Learning: We learn by studying and developing best practices, encouraging new ideas and reflecting on our experiences to guide our processes.
  • Leadership: We inclusively & collaboratively empower all stakeholders to have the courage to lead.
  • Community & Recognition: We concretely recognize the collective value of individuals in developing a community of global citizens

To Apply:

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8056 N. 56th St., Tampa, FL 33617, US

Mission Statement

To promote social change, create equity in educational opportunities, and provide a competitive advantage for youth and adults through language and cultural enrichment programs.


Our organization is deeply grounded in our core values. We believe all children, regardless of background, are capable and deserving of language learning opportunities, language learning needs to begin before age 10, intercultural education and authentic relationships promote greater peace and in today’s society, students need to become global citizens.

Founded by a full-time educator, parent, and advocate for language learning, ReDefiners is a non-profit organization that prides itself in being a pioneer in the early language education programing in Hillsborough County. The organization is made up of qualified teachers, international student volunteers and business professionals who are passionate about language and cultural education. We offer language classes in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Spanish and English to youth and adults.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Tampa, FL 33617



  • Professional Development
  • Child Development
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • Kids
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible; at least 1-hour per week for 3-months, but can be ongoing if desired.

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