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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 (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 24, 2020 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.
 

Applications for the 2019-2020 year are now closed.

Please apply for the 2020-2021 year starting in Spring 2020.


The early bird deadline is Monday, February 10th! Regular deadline is Sunday, March 1st.  

Applications are reviewed and interviews are scheduled on a rolling basis. The earlier you apply the earlier you can confirm your Fall class schedule!


The application process consists of 4 parts:  

1) This Application 
2) Time Commitment Contract Survey 
3) In-person Interview with a YWLP Team Member
4) 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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