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In the 2019/20 Academic year, Snap The Gap™ is seeking volunteer mentors for 15,000, 10-12 year olds in California to help support discovery, foster confidence, and encourage invention in STEM. Eligible mentors will be paired through an after school site and participate in 20 hours of in-person mentoring over one year’s time.

Click here to learn more about the program

Mentors are an integral component to Snap The Gap’s success. Did you know that girls who have had mentors are 2.5 times more likely to be confident in their ability to succeed in school and careers?

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Who Are Snap The Gap Mentors?

Snap The Gap mentors are the ultimate champions of STEM and/or STEM professionals themselves. They are curious, inquisitive, and take pride in self-discovery. They embody the growth mindset and are not afraid to dive in and learn along-side their mentees. Does this sound like you? JOIN US!

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We’ve Got You Covered

As you will play an important role in Snap The Gap’s success, we want to make sure you feel supported along the way. We’ve been busy pulling together training materials, session guides, and communication plans to help you be the best mentor you can be. Check out the Mentor Training page!

 

Mentor Requirements

 
  1. Attend introductory onboarding via Google Hangout

  2. Complete 20 volunteer hours of in-person mentoring

  3. Background check

  4. Bring a connected device to each session to access activity prompts

  5. Provide feedback to Snap The Gap team

    Click here to see the mentor application process

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Apply Today!

 

CALIFORNIA 2019/20 ACADEMIC YEAR

Apply to be a mentor in our California pilot program

BROWSE OUR PROGRAM MAP TO FIND A SITE NEAR YOU!

 

Interested in passing along this Mentoring Opportunity?

Click to download our Mentoring Outreach media tools!