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Position: Academic Tutor

Organization: ReDefiners World Languages

Department: Programs

Work Schedule: Tuesday-Thursday; 3:30pm - 6:00pm

Saturdays; 11:00am - 3:00pm

Number of Openings: 66

Work Location:

  • ReDefiners Office- 8056 N. 56th St., Tampa, FL 33617
  • Mort Elementary- School 1806 E Bearss Ave East, Tampa, FL 33613
  • Family Enrichment Center - 1002 E MLK Jr Blvd, Tampa, FL 33603

Contact: Brenda Thomas ; 813-631-0688 Ext: 2001

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 language learning opportunities in Arabic, English, Spanish and Mandarin through our programs and courses for adults and children regardless of socioeconomic background.

Purpose of Position: Provide 1:1 academic tutoring to Kindergarten - 5th grade students, with a focus on Literacy Development.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct interactive and engaging tutoring 1-hour sessions in English and provide 15 minute debrief with caregiver in English or Spanish, as needed
  • Plan and prepare dynamic, student-centered, and communicative-focused sessions
  • Communicate student progress with parents and/or teachers
  • Commit to regular training and professional development
  • Record and report student progress after each session
  • Participate in Bi-weekly team meetings & trainings
    • Participate in quarterly team gatherings


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


    • Native or Highly Proficient Speaker of Spanish
    • Native or Highly Proficient Speaker of English
    • Experience working with students ages 5-12
    • Reliable transportation
    • Highly organized
    • Able to express and garner enthusiasm about learning to young children
    • Highly energetic
    • 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
    • Stipend modest stipend to qualified, low-income volunteers

      To Apply:

      Complete application at

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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.


Education & Literacy
Education & Literacy, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


8056 North 56th StreetTampa, FL 33617



  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing
  • Mathematics


  • Kids
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Available to maintain a regular schedule of 5-40 hours per week

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