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If you are looking for an editor, proofreader, tutor for your child, or typist, you may want to search the Help for Hire board to see a list of local people who are interested in doing this work for a fee.

Please Note

Editors: The Writing Center reserves the right to remove any posted advertisement at our discretion, at any time, and without prior notice.

Clients: The people listed here are not affiliated with or endorsed by the Writing Center nor by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; we are not responsible for the services they provide or for any aspect of their interactions with you.

We simply provide web space for interested individuals to advertise their availability. We cannot recommend a particular editor or tutor for your situation. We recommend that face-to-face meetings between editors/tutors and clients take place in a public location. By reading their qualifications, requesting their references, and emailing/talking with them, you can make an informed choice on your own.

Paying with University Funds

If you are a University employee and intend to pay for the services of an editor/tutor using University funds (e.g. grant funds), be aware that you must follow the University’s Independent Contractor Policy, and the associated procedure, “Paying an Independent Contractor”. Details on these processes are available in sections 708-2 of the University’s Policies, Standards, and Procedures. The Writing Center cannot provide instructions, advice, or support for this process and will not be available to support you or the person you hire in financial matters.

Get Listed as a Help for Hire Tutor

To request that your name be added to the Writing Center’s Help for Hire board, please fill out the form below; be sure to focus on your qualifications and experience as an editor, teacher of writing, or ESL instructor. After you submit the form, a Writing Center staff member will contact you by email. Answers to questions marked internal use only will not appear on the public advertisement.

  • You must be a resident of the Triangle area of North Carolina to be listed.
  • You must have a graduate degree.
  • We reserve the right to refuse requests for any reason and to edit ads for length or relevance; we also reserve the right to remove any ad at our discretion at any time after it is posted, without prior notice.

If you have any questions, contact us at Please note that the Writing Center assumes no responsibility for clients’ interactions with editors/tutors. We recommend that face-to-face meetings between editors/tutors and clients take place in a public location.

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