Tutor Opportunities

We invite students from the 5-Cs to join our Upward Bound tutoring team and motivate dedicated high school students from the East San Gabriel Valley! All 5-C students interested in volunteering are encouraged to apply for one of our 60 tutoring positions each semester. Additionally, we consider applicants from all 5-C students with a work-study allotment (HMC, CMC, Pitzer or Scripps) and all Pomona students.

Various Shifts Available

  • Saturday: 8–10:45 a.m., only nine Saturdays throughout the semester. Work with the same small group of students every session
  • Wednesdays and/or Thursdays: 2:30- 6:00 pm., join a team of tutors at our weekly study hall sessions (at various high schools)
  • Commit to the same shift.

Compensation and Training

  • Upward Bound pays the hourly rate approved by your college.
  • No experience required!
  • Mandatory training provided before start date.

How to Apply

Read through the Job Description (PDF).

New Tutor

Complete the New Tutor Interest Form (Fillable PDF) and email to upward_bound@hmc.edu. Call the Upward Bound office at 909.621.8123 as soon as possible to schedule a brief interview. We conclude hiring within the first couple of weeks of each semester’s start.

Returning Tutor

Please complete the Returning Tutor Form (PDF) and email to upward_bound@hmc.edu. Also see the Tutor Calendar (PDF). A follow up meeting may be required at the discretion of the staff.