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Fill out this application to be considered for a Spring 2013 BUILD Literacy Mentor job. Mentors either earn an hourly wage through Work Study, earn field studies units, or serve as volunteers. Before submitting an application, read the BUILD Mentor Job Description (.doc). For the short answers below, we recommend writing your responses in a Word document, and saving it before inputting, as answers will be lost if you view a prior page. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
APPLICANT'S CONTACT INFORMATION & BACKGROUND:
If you selected "other", or would like to provide details about your race/ethnicity, please do so:
TUTORING JOB INFORMATION:
What would be an ideal site for you, considering age group preferences and languages that you speak:
Before listing your site preferences below, go to the Cal2Action website to see the locations of sites and their hours. Please be sure you can make the available hours (if you are Work Study, you must be available at least 2 days/week). *Note: Santa Fe Elementary and Hoover Elementary are no longer BUILD sites. Santa Fe has been replaced by Martin Luther King Elementary, and Hoover has been replaced by Sankofa Academy.*
First Position Site Preference:
Second Position Site Preference:
Third Position Site Preference:
Please List your Daily Availability to Tutor Below:
Paid BUILD tutors must work at least 2 days with BUILD (if you are a volunteer or tutor for units you can work just one day per week). How many days a week do you hope to work?--None--12345
Our program partners in Oakland have a dire need for mentors. Are you willing to travel to an Oakland site, which has high need but is farther away from campus?
Do you have access to a car?:--None--YesNo
Have you tutored with BUILD or Summer BUILD before?:--None--YesNo
If yes, do you hope to work at the same site?--None--Yes - List this site in your preferencesNo
Cal Corps is committed to raising funds for those who need it. Please share your financial aid status with us to help us make this happen. (Please check all that apply.)
Not Eligible for Financial Aid:
Financial Aid Eligible: Note: 65% of undergraduates receive some form of financial aid
Pell Grant Eligible:
Tutors who have taken ED195B "Teaching Reading to Low-Achieving Students" are paid at a higher rate. Have you taken or will you take this class this semester?:
Please indicate whether you are interested in work-study, course credit, or volunteering:
If you selected Work-Study, check your Work Study allocation and enter it here (You must have Work Study to get paid):
Because tutors interact with minors, we like to know if you are willing to be fingerprinted, and whether or not you have a felony on your record.
Are you willing to be fingerprinted?
Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
Are you available to attend Orientation on Monday, January 21st 2012 from 9am-5:00pm:
If you are selected to be a BUILD tutor, what is your sandwich preference for orientation (Turkey/Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten Free)?
SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS If you are a current BUILD tutor skip to #5
1. Why are you interested in being a BUILD tutor?
2. Describe your past experience working with youth or tutoring.
3. Describe two skills you would bring to your work as a tutor and give examples of how you applied these skills in the past:
4. What skills do you think you will need to learn to succeed in this position?
5. Do you agree to the BUILD requirements outlined on the BUILD Job Description (.doc)?
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