(2021) College Mentor Application Form 

Thank you for your interest in the position of College Mentor with Elevate [Math]. Please fill out the following application in its entirety.

SVEF is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.

Video Portfolio and Video Interview

The video portfolio and/or interview process provide an opportunity for us to learn more about you. You only have to choose one of the following options: 

Option 1:  Video Portfolio Submission
Option 2:  Video Interview

If you choose option 1, review the guidelines and submit your video portfolio below.  Please note, SVEF may reach out to you for a video meeting to further clarify your interest and/or qualifications.

If you choose option 2, and if the hiring committee feel that you are an ideal candidate based on your submitted application, SVEF will reach out to schedule a Zoom video interview. 

Video Portfolio:
Submit a
8-10 minute video - please be creative and show us your personality.  Your video should include the following:

-Tell us a little about yourself.

-With SVEF's mission being, "to deliver and advocate for STEM education that inspires underserved students to succeed in college and careers.", why are you interested in being a college mentor for Elevate [Math]?

-Do you have prior experience working with students, specifically low-income or students of color? If so, what grade levels/ages? (Grade Preference)

-Tell us what cultural competency and anti-racist work means to you?

-Please share how your journey and/or identity can help support students who are further from access to resources?

-In this role, one of your main tasks is being a strong role model to your students. What is a role model, and how do you fit that definition?

-What are some tools to build relationships and support students both academically and emotionally? 

-Why is pursuing higher education important and how will you get students motivated/excited about college? 

-What is your level of experience with Zoom and how have you used it?

-What is your level of experience with Google Classroom and the Google Suite (Sheets, Docs, Slides, etc)

-What is your level of comfort with learning new tech platforms and then helping others, teachers and students specifically, with those platforms?

-Throughout the program, a large part of your role will be making calls home to families when students are absent. How comfortable are you talking on the phone?