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Volunteer Application

Application Steps

1. Download and read the Policies and Procedures Manual PDF
2. Fill out and submit the online form, for questions call 724-228-6188

Fields marked with are required.

Contact Information

Demographic Information


Indicate available times for tutoring.

For example: Monday from 8 am to 10 am and 2 pm to 7 pm; Tuesday from 8 am to 4 pm.

Special Skills and Digital Literacy Skills

Tutor Agreement

Tutor understands that given reasonable accommodation, failure to comply with any of the LCSWPA’s guidelines is deemed reasonable cause for dismissal.

  • Tutor a LCSWPA student approximately 3 hours per week for a year.
  • Meet at a designated tutoring site which will be a public access building.
  • Provide their own transportation, and will neither provide transportation for, nor accept transportation from students.
  • Maintain student’s privacy and confidentiality.
  • Prepare lesson plans based on student goals, needs and interests.
  • Teach appropriate skills: reading, writing, speaking, listening and culture.
  • Maintain records of student achievements/accomplishments.
  • Complete and return monthly reports.
  • Report promptly any changes in status of student or self i.e., termination of tutoring, address change, etc.

Tutor Qualifications

  • Tutor is 18 years of age.
  • Tutor demonstrates the ability to speak, understand, read and write English well enough to communicate clearly in English (high school level or above).
  • Tutor has successfully completed all sessions of the tutor training workshop and shadow training.
  • Tutor does not have a record of conviction of any sexual offense or crime of violence
  • Tutor acknowledges that by his or her submitting this online form, this constitutes a waiver and release in full of all claims, liability, and damages of whatever kind or nature against LCSWPA, its agents, and employees as a result of participation in any program conducted or sponsored by the LCSWPA.
  • LCSWPA staff and tutors respect and work with people of diverse backgrounds without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, height, weight, marital status, familial status, disability, or handicap. Sexual harassment or harassment of any kind will not be tolerated and will result in immediate dismissal from all programs conducted or sponsored by the LCSWPA.


  • A primary obligation of all agency personnel, both paid and volunteer, is to safeguard all spoken and/or written information that he or she may learn through interaction with a learner. Even an address and telephone number can be confidential information when it connects a learner with our agency, as the learner may wish to keep our help from family and friends.
  • As a representative of this agency, you need to establish a relationship with your learner based on respect, responsibility and concern for the problem he or she is trying to overcome. Learners need to know that we respect their privacy and that we will not disclose anything told to us in confidence.
  • Confidential information should be shared only among the tutor, learner and agency staff. If a learner presents you with a concern or information that you are uncertain about handling, you should always discuss it with agency staff. If there is a need to release any information about a learner this agency will secure a signed release from him or her prior to disclosure.

Volunteer Policies