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Retired Professionals Make Great Tutors

... So Do College Students

… So Do College Students

Year round and seven days a week, our volunteer tutors help dozens of K-12 students learn the many skills they need to become proficient in all subjects.

Dedicating even two hours of your time each week can have a dramatic impact on a student’s success.

Your commitment to our students’ academic performance helps them realize their full potential.


Reading Coach
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Improve the Literacy Skills of Our Youngest Readers:
  • Become a literacy and reading specialist. Receive training in working with young readers, then follow scripted curriculum proven to raise the reading scores of 4-10 year olds.
  • No teaching experience is required: training is provided by TwinCities Tutoring and our partners.
  • Choose your hours and the location most convenient for you.
  • Once you have passed a background check and received an initial training session, you can start
  • Work with experienced tutors and the families we serve to make our sessions ever more efficient and productive.

Check out our current Minneapolis locations.

Homework Helper
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Raise the academic achievement levels of students 13 and younger:
  • No teaching experience is required: training is provided by TwinCities Tutoring and our partners.
  • Choose your hours and the location most convenient for you.
  • Once you have passed a background check and received an initial training session, you can start
  • Work with experienced tutors and the families we serve to make our sessions ever more efficient and productive.

Check out our current Minneapolis locations.

High School Subjects Tutor

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Explain the increasingly complex subject matter of high school homework assignments:
  • Pick the subjects you know best.
  • Choose the times and locations that fit your schedule, or select online tutoring.
  • Pass a background check.
  • We will then match you with students who need help with the subjects you selected, and you can begin tutoring immediately.
  • Effectively teaching 9-12th grade students is a challenging but rewarding job. You can make an enormous difference in the lives of teenagers by helping them focus their efforts and master difficult material.

Check out our current Minneapolis locations.

Operations Manager

Place Students with Reading Coaches and Tutoring Specialists
  • Coordinate volunteers and scheduling for dozens of students.
  • Work with experienced tutors and the families we serve to make our sessions ever more efficient and productive.
  • Manage our Volunteers for SalesForce app, recruit volunteers from local schools, and work closely with the curriculum specialist on implementation of learning paths.

Minneapolis or Twin Cities residents only. Fluency in Somali or Spanish preferred but not necessary.


Operations Support Intern

Learn Valuable Career-Building Skills
  • We will train you to use SalesForce and apps custom-built for nonprofits.

  • Coordinate volunteers and scheduling for dozens of students.
  • Work with experienced tutors and the families we serve to make our sessions ever more efficient and productive.
  • Manage our Volunteers for SalesForce app, recruit volunteers from local schools, and work closely with the curriculum specialist on implementation of learning paths.

Minneapolis or Twin Cities residents only. Fluency in Somali or Spanish preferred but not necessary.


Reading & Languages Skills Curriculum Specialist

Develop Literacy Programming for Children Ages 4-13
  • Serve as our literacy and education specialist: Arrange effective curricula and learning plans for all of our K-6th; sequence lessons for the hundreds of children we serve each year.
  • Design in our NEO LMS

    instance.

  • Make an enormous difference in the lives of non-native speakers by helping them focus their language acquisition efforts.
  • Collaborate with experienced tutors and our many community partners.

This job can be done online or in person - We are located in
Minneapolis.


Science Curriculum Specialist

Develop Science Curriculum for Children Ages 4-13
  • Serve as our science and technology curriculum specialist: Arrange engaging science lessons aligned to state standards for K-6th students.
  • Sequence lessons for the hundreds of children we serve each year.
  • Design in our NEO LMS

    instance.

  • Make an enormous difference in the lives of young students by helping them focus their effort.
  • Collaborate with experienced educators and STEM partners.

This job can be done online or in person - We are located in
Minneapolis.

Grant Writer

Be a grant writer or researcher
  • Grant-writing can be a full-time job. We use GrantStation and SalesForce for non-profits to help find potential funding sources. Develop your skills as a grant researcher and writer.
  • Generate support for our charitable Tutoring Programs. We need support from charitable organizations, foundations and government programs to bring the best possible tutoring to low-income families throughout Minneapolis. You can help make that happen!
  • Work with experienced grant writers on proposals, applications and requests for funding.


Fundraiser

Be a Marketing Specialist & Fundraiser
  • Manage our Google AdWords and OneToday accounts
  • Develop your skills as a donations letter-writer.
  • Write donation letters and requests! Contact potential donors. TwinCities Tutoring is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. We need support from charitable organizations, foundations and government programs to bring the best possible tutoring to low-income families throughout Minneapolis. You can help make that happen!
  • Work with experienced grant writers on proposals, applications and requests for funding.

You can volunteer remotely or in person.

Data Visualization Consultant

Organize and Present Student Data
  • Data visualization is essential to nonprofit success.
  • Review our SalesForce data and develop dynamic reports.
  • Create new reports on student progress and improve our current reporting capacity.
  • Integrate with our Microsoft Power BI account to create visually arresting presentations.


Webmaster and SEO Specialist

Manage our Wordpress Site in Bluehost
  • SEO and Google Analytics
  • Review our site and implement changes.
  • Do SEO and help generate traffic to our key pages.
  • Cultivate web presence and develop site links.