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The PassionNet 2021 Mentor Application has closed. Please email us to get involved!

PassionNet Mentors work closely with our middle school-aged participants to help them achieve their goals. Each PassionNet Mentor will work with 2-5 students either working individually or as a team and guide them in their projects. The PassionNet Mentor role is a remote volunteer position and has a time commitment of approximately 3-4 hours per week starting on June 4 or June 7, 2021 for training, until the end of the program on August 6, 2021.

Please review the following criteria for each club before applying:

New Technologies, Data, & Ethics Club Mentor

  • Friendly and enjoy working with kids 
  • Research experience
  • Passionate about tech and policy
  • Organized, responsive, and reliable
  • Experience with AI and/or policy preferred but not necessary

Storytelling & Mental Health Club Mentor (NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS)

  • Experience facilitating group discussions
  • Caring, considerate, and sensitive to students’ needs
  • Experience with art, music, design, or mixed media projects preferred but not necessary

Knitting & STEM Club Mentor

  • Must know how to knit
  • Passionate about math, especially with an appreciation for arts & STEM
  • Helpful, thoughtful, willing to work with kids
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interviews will be scheduled within 2 weeks of application submission.