Fall 2023: SCFG Mentor Scientist Application

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Thank you for your interest in joining our team of talented, dedicated, and science-loving volunteers! Please fill out this application and tell us a little bit about yourself. Be assured that your information will not be shared with other organizations or in any way disclosed. 

    • If the number of applicants exceeds the number of spaces available, priority placement will be given to mentors who are underrepresented in STEM (women of color, applicants from a low income background, applicants who are first generation college bound), as per the mission of Science Club for Girls.
    • Submission of this application DOES NOT guarantee admission
    • All accepted mentors will be required to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 to volunteer with SCFG (both in person and virtually).

This semester we will offer both in person and virtual club options: 


Mondays 3:30pm - 5:30pm  

October 2, 16,  23, 30, November 6, 13, 27, December 4

Tuesdays 3:30pm - 5:30pm 

October 3, 10, 17, 24, November 7, 14, 28, December 5

Thursdays 3:30pm - 5:30pm

October 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2nd, 9, 16, 30

Saturdays 10:00am - 12:00am  FULL

October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 18, December 2 and 9


Tuesdays, King Open School, Cambridge 2:30pm - 4:30pm 

October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 14, 28, December 5 (and orientation Sep 26)

Wednesdays, East Somerville Community School, Somerville 2:30pm - 4:30pm

October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, December 6, 13

Thursdays, Mother Caroline Academy, Boston 2:30pm - 4:30pm

October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30 (and orientation Sep 28)

Fridays, Amigos School, Cambridge 2:30pm - 4:45pm

October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 17, December 1, 8 (and orientation Sep 29)

Saturdays, Prospect Hill Academy, Cambridge 10:00am - 12:00pm FULL

October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 18, December 2 and 9 (and orientation Sep 30)

If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact us at any time at scfgprograms@scienceclubforgirls.org. 


Personal Information
Demographic Information

To keep Science Club for Girls' programs free, we get funding from many sources. Most ask for information about the background of our Mentors. Please help us keep Science Club for Girls FREE by filling out this information. This also helps make sure we reach a diverse group of Mentors.All information is confidential. We will never share specific information about you. We share this information for all mentors as a whole. For example: 40% of mentors are Latina; 50% are from low income families. 

What is your Race/Ethnicity?

Have you ever participated in a Free or Reduced Lunch program?

Are you the first in your immediate family to go to college?

(A first-generation college student is defined as a student whose parent(s)/legal guardian(s) have NOT completed a bachelor's degree. This means that you are the first person in your family to attend a four-year college/university to attain a bachelor's degree.)
Science Club Site Preferences

So you want to be a SCFG Mentor? This semester we will offer both in person and virtual programming. Below are the options on volunteering with our Kindergarten - 12th Grade Programs.   

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Your Affliation, Education and Interests

What is your primary institutional affiliation, university, or place of work? 

Highest Level of Education

What is/was your major, concentration or specialty? 

Experience with Youth

Experience: The following section is dedicated to understanding your experience working with youth so that we can cater your volunteer training. 

Have you ever volunteered with Science Club for Girls before?  If "Yes" please indicate the program and year you volunteered in the Volunteer Detail box. Ex: King Open, Fall 2020

We'd like to know more about your experience working with young people. SCFG Mentors volunteer to mentor young girls and gender expansive youth in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade, and our Junior Mentors, Grades 8-12. 

Reason for Joining Science Club for Girls
We want to gain a better understanding of our volunteers. Please tell us why you would like to volunteer with Science Club for Girls. What is your interest in this specific volunteer program? What do you hope to gain from this experience? (1,000 character max)

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Emergency Contact

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Mentor Training

Your Commitment to Science Club for Girls