Application Materials

A Way With Words & Numbers (AWWWN) is a community-based non-profit program at the University of Missouri that teams up with local elementary schools to provide reading and math tutoring services. AWWWN supports MU college students to provide them an opportunity to motivate and positively influence youth in the community. AWWWN tutors receive high-quality professional development through training and hands-on experiences. They have the opportunity to enhance their resume through volunteer experience and have the potential to earn work study awards, service learning experience, or course credit.

The following are tutor expectations and requirements that should be taken into consideration when applying for a tutoring position with A Way With Words & Numbers:

  • A minimum of 40 service hours completed per semester
  • 3-4 hours of availability per week between the hours of 8:00 AM-3:00 PM, Monday-Friday
  • Attend all scheduled trainings, tutor meetings, and tutoring sessions and be a positive, active participant
  • Be a positive role model for the students with whom you are working and maintain professionalism

Undergraduate Students

Tutor – includes work study, volunteer, and service learning applicants


Graduate Students

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