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2018-2019 Alumni Mentorship Application

Thank you for your interest in serving as a Mentor (Tor)!

The Mentorship process is an integral component of the YP4 Fellowship. Not only does this process allow Fellows to stay connected with the program between Regional Trainings and National Summit, it also offers Fellows the opportunity to connect with strategic thought-partners who are committed to their personal and professional success. We are excited to work with diverse members of the YP4 Alumni network who bring a wealth of experiences, knowledge, and expertise.

To make this program a success, we need the following from you:

  1. Commitment to joining a 1-hour Mentorship on-boarding call with YP4 staff at one of the following times:
  • Thursday, May 24: 3 pm or 8 pm EST
  • Thursday, June 21: 3 pm or 8 pm EST
  • Thursday, July 26: 3 pm or 8 pm EST
  1. Commitment to make contact with your Mentee (Tee) at least once a month from May 2018 to April 2019 be that over email, in-person, over the phone, or over Facetime/Google Hangout. 
  1. Commitment to offering feedback to staff to enrich the Mentorship process by engaging in quarterly check-in calls with YP4 staff and completing at least two Mentor surveys.
  1. Communicate with YP4 staff regularly about the status and of your relationship with your Tee. Communicate if there are any issues that arise. 

To make this program a success, we commit the following to you:

  1. Each Tor will receive quarterly check-in calls over the course of the year to touch base with YP4 staff on any questions or conversations you encounter.
  1. YP4 staff will provided resources and support to enhance the mentorship process.
  1. YP4 staff will prioritize Tors in applications for National Summit Trainers and next year's Alumni Council.

*** If you're interested, please complete this form by Saturday, June 30th at 11:59 pm PST ****

All About You

Class Year (The year you began your Fellowship) *
Gender: *
 
Which identity do you feel best encompasses your sexual identity? *
 
Race/Ethnicity (Please choose all that apply) *
Regional Ethnicity (Please choose all that apply) *
Which of these, if any, do you identify as? (Choose all that apply) *
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Are you a part of the YP4 Alumni Facebook Group? If not, join here*
Are you a part of the YP4 Alumni LinkedIn Group? If not, join here*

Your Work

Which of the following issues did your Blueprint for Social Justice address? (We know that your Blueprints were exceptionally intersectional; however, please try and keep your responses to no more than two core issues. *
What is the primary approach to social change you have the most experience with currently? *
Which of the following communities have you had/currently have the most experience working with? *
Is your current career area of focus similar to your Blueprint for Social Justice focus? *
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What are you looking for in a Tee?

Tors are expected to check in with their Tee at least once a month for an hour. How many Fellows would you have the capacity to work with? *
Please rank the following in order of importance to you when being matched with a Tee.

(1 indicates least preferable, 5 indicates most preferable).

Please use a different number for each choice (i.e. Identity Similarities -1 and Social Change - 4). * 
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Similar issue area
Similar approach to social change
Working with my or similar communities
Working in my town/city/state/region
Identity Similarities
How would you prefer to communicate with your Tee?

(1 indicates least preferable, 5 indicates most preferable).

Please use a different number for each choice (i.e. In-Person -1 and Email - 4). *
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In-Person
Phone
Email
Video Conference (i.e. Skype)
Chat (i.e. G-Chat, Facebook
 
Thank you for applying to be a Tor for 2018-2019! We look forward to connecting with you!