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Volunteer Information

Program Description

Through CAVE’s Tutoring Program, Chico State's student volunteers provide small group tutoring in all subject areas for students from our local K-12 schools. Group tutoring is provided on the Chico State campus. In all sessions, CAVE's tutoring team provides enrichment activities to further develop enthusiasm towards academics.

Location of Program:
Bell Memorial Union 309

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:00-6:30 pm

Program Requirements:
Background check (free, conducted through associated students)

Volunteers Apply here!

Parent Information

Through CAVE tutoring, your child will receive assistance with homework and support identifying study tools to prepare themselves for success. Tutoring sessions will take place in small groups with at least 30-minutes individual support. The program runs for 10-weeks and participating children must be able to commit to attending all sessions (unless illness or emergency). Children 12 and under must always be accompanied by a parent or guardian to sign them in and must be picked up by a parent or guardian to be signed out.

Every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00-6:30pm beginning February 21 to May 4 (10-week program)

Required Parent Orientation:
On February 21 from 5:00-5:45pm, parents or guardians must accompany their child to their first tutoring session and participate in parent orientation.

Application Process:
Due to high demand for tutoring services and limited number of volunteers, an application must be submitted. Applications will be reviewed based on their order in which they are received and children will be admitted to the program based our ability to pair your child’s tutoring needs with tutor-expertise.

The application for participation will open on January 23 at 8am and will close on January 29 at midnight. To be added to our email distribution list that will release the application for Spring 2023, please email CAVEtutorial@csuchico.edu and include the following information:

  • Parent Name, Email, Phone Number
  • Child Name and Age

*Sending this information is not your application for participation but will add you the distribution list to receive information about the application process. A save-the-date reminder for the application opening will be sent in early January then the application link will be release on January 23 at 8am.

Apply here: https://forms.gle/odUEXzgvdw9AuaQ17