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Apply to be a Writing Centre Tutor


The Writing Centre accepts applications at the beginning of each semester – Spring, Summer, and Fall.


To qualify, you should:

  • have completed six credits of first-year English (or equivalent)
  • be a current Langara student
  • have excellent writing skills
  • have excellent interpersonal skills
  • enjoy helping others


Working in the Writing Centre gives you a paying job right here on campus and helps you, through teaching others, become a better writer yourself.


Tutors will receive training at the beginning of their first semester of tutoring.


A normal assignment is four hours per week. Depending on the Writing Centre’s needs and the tutor’s own schedule, it can be a little more or less than that, depending on the number of hours available.


To apply, please send an e-mail to the coordinator, indicating your interest and (briefly) your reasons for wanting to work in the Writing Centre.

For the Fall (September-December) or Spring (January-April) semesters, please contact 
Toby Chernoff:

For the Summer (May-August), please contact 
Greg Holditch: