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YWLP Big Sister Application


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 6-8 hours/week. This includes the Monday Class, EDHS 2891 (3:30PM-6:00PM), Group Meetings on Wednesday or Thursday at the middle school (2.5 hours), and any other preparation needed for the class or group meetings. Big Sisters will also attend our mandatory Orientation on Monday, August 23, 2021 from 1-5:30pm.

To learn more about the Men’s Leadership Project, a mentoring program for UVA men (Big Brothers) and middle school boys, visit their website here.

Apply for the 2021-2022 year now!

Application Deadline: Monday, March 1st, 2021

The application process consists of 4 parts:  

1) This Application 
2) Time Commitment Contract Survey 
3) In-person (or Zoom) Interview with a YWLP Team Member
4) A background check

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

Contact and Background Information
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