Girls Write Now [New] Mentor Application: 2019-2020

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Thank you for your interest in volunteering as a Girls Write Now Mentor!

Please review guidelines at girlswritenow.org/mentor.


Girls Write Now Mentor Application Deadline for the 2019-20 program year is June 1, 2019.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Early applications are strongly encouraged.

Required Attachments:

  • In addition to completing this application, you should also have ready the following required attachments for the application (maximum file size per attachment is 20 MB):
  • Your Resume (in PDF format)
  • Two (2) pieces of writing samples or links to online work
  • Two (2) examples of how you might structure a one-hour, one-to-one mentoring session with your future mentee (both examples can be in one document)

Active Mentors: 
Please DO NOT fill out this application! Look out for the Returning Mentor Application. If you have any questions, email your Cohort Lead.

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Contact & Personal Information




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This is for reporting purposes only and does not affect the status of your application.

This is for reporting purposes only and does not affect the status of your application.


This is for reporting purposes only and does not affect the status of your application.
Work Information


















Please make sure your resume is a PDF or .DOC file.  Our system can't process other file types! Maximum file size: 20MB.
Education

Select your highest level of education completed.








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Availability & Participation
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Writing, Teaching, and Mentoring Experience & Skills












Do you have any experience in any of the following areas at nonprofit or community-based organizations?
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Please make sure your sample session is a PDF or .DOC file.  Our system can't process other file types! Maximum file size: 20MB.

Please make sure your writing sample is a PDF or .DOC file.  Our system can't process other file types! Maximum file size: 20MB.

Please make sure your writing sample is a PDF or .DOC file.  Our system can't process other file types! Maximum file size: 20MB.

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Additional Information



200 words max.


References & Background Check
Please provide us with two references. If you are an employee, your business reference should be a supervisor. If you are self-employed, the reference can be someone with whom you are currently doing business. You may include one personal reference who can speak to your character more personally, including your ability to work with youth. We prefer references who have known you for at least two years. Please do not list relatives.
Reference 1: Business Reference







Reference 2: Personal Reference










We will be conducting a criminal background check for each applicant who moves on to the final stage of the enrollment process. Background checks are conducted in accordance with the standards set forth by MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnerships of New York, our insurance company, and applicable federal and state law.

By entering your name here, you acknowledge that this application—with exception of my personal writing samples—becomes the property of Girls Write Now. To the best of my knowledge, the statements made by me on the application are true and complete, and I have withheld nothing which would, if disclosed, reflect adversely on my application.