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Become a Tutor with Schoolhouse's Online Tutoring Opportunities

Build your own confidence while lifting others up–volunteer to host free, virtual tutoring sessions for students across the globe. Learn more about tutoring opportunities at Schoolhouse!

Become a tutor and give back to learners from around the world!

Why become a Schoolhouse tutor?

At Schoolhouse you can impact learners from around the world while receiving community service hours.

Give back through volunteering.

Volunteer your time by hosting free tutoring sessions for other students across the world who need help in high-school math, SAT prep, and more. Plus, you’ll be able to track the work you do as volunteer and service hours for college applications. More on this below!

Build professional leadership experience.

Being a tutor helps you develop strong leadership and organizational skills–and we’ll help you show off your credentials via a portfolio that summarizes it all, for your school, prospective colleges, and more!

As a tutor, you can build a portfolio to demonstrate your mastery and leadership skills! tutors receive ongoing support from fellow tutors and mentor educators.

Receive support from experienced educators.

When you tutor with Schoolhouse, you join a community who has your back. Get support from a network of hundreds of passionate tutors and educators who are here to support you in your sessions, guide you with effective teaching techniques, and help you grow.

Make friends from all across the world.

Our diverse tutor community spans dozens of countries, hosts routine team-bonding events, and feels like a huge, international family. We’re lifelong learners who value connecting with people around the world and the perspective it brings–and we’re excited to meet you!

As a tutor, you can join a community of passionate volunteers from around the world.

Our College Partners

Boost your college applications.

As colleges look for more data points in the applications process, has partnered with schools to provide a new way to demonstrate readiness for college—via Schoolhouse portfolios that highlight certifications and tutoring experience.

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How to become a tutor


Get certified and apply

Before you tutor a session on Schoolhouse, you’ll need to get certified in one or more topics! Get certified in high-school math topics, SAT Prep, and more. Then, fill out a short application to let us know a little about you!


Get trained to tutor

Once your application is approved, complete a set of trainings (on your own time!) that will prepare you to lead a safe, successful first session.


Join the community

As you get ready to host your first session, you’ll join our vibrant Slack community of tutors and connect with a peer tutor who’s here to help you get acquainted to Schoolhouse. They’ll guide you through the process and give you publishing privileges for your first session.


Host your first session

Finally, host a session! Choose from any topic you’re currently certified in and specify a date, time, and other details. Congrats!!


Receive ongoing support

As you continue to host sessions, you’ll receive continuous support from our community of tutors and mentors who are here to answer your questions, share tips and techniques, and support you to be the best tutor you can be.

Hear it From Tutors

As a tutor in the supportive community at Schoolhouse, I’ve had the unique and amazing experience of learning from and collaborating with knowledgeable, humble, and passionate people! It’s such a joy to be able to share what I know with world-wide learners so conveniently and to see their progress!

Daisy, tutor from Canada

Tutoring has shown me how I can use knowledge I have acquired to impact a global community and I love it!

Michelle, tutor from Ghana

Frequently Asked Questions

For a comprehensive list of FAQs, please visit our Help Desk.

Who can become a tutor?

At, we believe anyone can be an effective tutor–we specifically encourage students themselves to tutor because it’s a great way to reinforce your own learning, as well! For safety reasons we do NOT allow any individuals under the age of 13 to become tutors.

Do I need to have tutoring or teaching experience to be a tutor?

No experience is required. While some members of our tutoring community do happen to have prior teaching or tutoring experience, we believe anyone can get started teaching what they know to others, at any stage of their journey.

Can I get paid for tutoring?

Tutoring on Schoolhouse is currently on a volunteer-basis. We strive to lower barriers to receiving tutoring and make it completely free to sign up and attend any session.

What is the time commitment for tutoring?

As a tutor, you can set your own schedule! Choose to tutor from once a month to every day; you’ll be able to decide on dates and times that work for you.

What do I do if I need help or advice?

We have your back! All tutors will go through a detailed training process, where we’ll guide you through the ins-and-outs of leading safe and effective sessions on Schoolhouse. When you become a tutor, you’ll also join our Slack community of tutors and experienced mentors who are all here to support you. Finally, new tutors have the opportunity to join New Tutor Onboarding sessions where you can connect with other new tutors, practice using Zoom tools, and learn some best practices from seasoned Schoolhouse tutors.

What other ways can I get involved?

In addition to volunteer tutoring opportunities, you’ll have chances to take the lead in the various volunteer teams across the organization. Our volunteers help review certifications, maintain our blog, welcome new members of the community, and much more! Learn more about volunteering here.

Make an impact—become a Schoolhouse tutor today! peer tutoring, for free.


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