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Job Description

Team Leaders serve as the primary resource between the tutoring site, DC Reads Coordinator, and fellow tutors. The Team Leader assists with training and recruitment as well as building community among his/her team.


  • A chance to have a hand in shaping the DC Reads program at Catholic University
  • Leadership, management, and team-building experience
  • Higher pay for work-study students



  • Serve as the liaison between the Site Supervisor, DC Reads Grad Assistant, and tutors
  • Check email regularly and make sure everyone is on the same page regarding tutoring updates
  • Ensure timesheets are completed properly and submitted on time
  • Complete daily reports about how tutoring went and submit via The Nest


  • Recruit new tutors
  • Assist with training sessions
  • Attend monthly Team Leader meetings

Community Building

  • Organize social events for your team
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with your tutors and site partners
  • Advocate for students you serve at your tutoring site
  • Volunteer to speak about your DC Reads experience at our Mandatory Meeting or class presentations
Team Leader Manual: A detailed outline of team leader responsibilities.