Interested in becoming a Tutor, SI Leader, or Ambassador?


To become a Learning Support tutor or Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader at Hartnell a student must meet the following qualifications: current enrollment at Hartnell College, another Community College, or University, completion of at least one full-time semester and in good academic standing, a grade point average of at least 2.5 (3.0 preferred), a screening interview with the Tutorial Services Coordinator or a lab specialists, and a faculty recommendation (if you are selected for employment).

Tutors earn from $15.00 - $17.00 an hour, while SI Leaders earn $15.00 - $19.00 an hour and receive priority registration as a continuing SI Leaders.  Job Descriptions are available at the bottom of this page. Volunteers are also encouraged to apply for unpaid positions.

Tutors and SI Leaders can attend training before they are selected, but are required to complete training during their first semester of employment. 

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Ambassadors and

Drop-in Tutors




Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders




Apply anytime, but most new tutors are interviewed, selected, and hired by the end of the second week of each semester.

Apply near the end of the semester prior to the Academy 

Apply by the end of the prior semester (end of spring for fall, end of fall for spring), the deadline for applications is the first week of each semester. 



Pay rate

$15.00 - $17.00 



$15.00 - $19.00 priority registration for continuing SI Leaders 


Main Campus Learning Support

Tutors for most subjects like ASL, Chemistry, English, Math, Psychology, Physics, Spanish, Business, etc.

Math Academy Tutors for MAT up to 3A

ESL Institute Tutors

SI Leaders for BIO, CHEM, ENG 1B, 2, ESL, MAT above transfer level and more   

King City Center, Soledad and  Castroville Education Center and/or Alisal Campus

Tutors for English, math, and other subjects. Group Tutors for English, ESL, and math SI Leaders for English and math  

For further information, visit the Panther lab, located in the B230 (Building B), call 755-6738 or email


PASS Job Descriptions

Who To Contact

  • Panther Learning Lab
    Academic Support Specialist
    Phone: (831) 755-6815
    Building: B - Student Services Building
    Office: B230
    B - Student Services Building