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YWLP Big Sister Application

Welcome

Thank you so much for choosing to apply to be a Big Sister with the Young Women Leaders Program! We are excited you are applying to become a Big Sister in YWLP to mentor 7th and 8th grade girls. YWLP has proudly been serving the students, families and staff in the Charlottesville and Albemarle County Public Schools for over 20 years. We look forward to reviewing your application and speaking with you about why you would like to become a YWLP Big Sister and support our young leaders! 

Time Commitment: The time commitment for YWLP Big Sisters is approximately 6-10 hours/week. This includes the Monday Class, EDHS 2891 (2 hours), Group Meetings on Wednesday or Thursday at the middle school (2 hours), 4 hours of one-on-one (outside time) with your Little Sister monthly, and any other preparation needed for the class or group meetings. Big Sisters will also attend our mandatory Orientation on Monday, August 27, 2018 from 1-5pm in Ern Commons.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through the summer.

The application process consists of 4 parts:  

1) Written Application  

2) Watching a Short Video 

3) Time Commitment Contract Survey  

4) In-person Interview with a YWLP Team Member
5) A background check
 

Question about the application or application process? Send us an email at ywlp@virginia.edu and one of our team members will send you the information you need.

Contact and Background Information
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