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Alaska, North to the Future
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Zip / Post Code
Phone (Cell please, if possible.)
Birth Date (We'll need this for our background check --and so we can wish you Happy Birthday!)
Professional Reference: Please provide the name and contact information of at least one individual who has supervised you (present or past, <5 years ago).
Eligibility: I have never been accused, arrested, charged, or convicted of child abuse or molestation.
This statement applies to me and I am eligible to apply to become a story coach.
No. This statement does not apply to me and I am not eligible to apply.
Acknowledgment: I recognize and understand that my potential future involvement with Story Works is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to a demonstration of my ability to (1) listen and respond appropriately to student stories, (2) follow ASD and Story Works policies and procedures, and (3) remain open to feedback from volunteer supervisors. I also recognize and understand that Story Works may terminate my potential future volunteer involvement at any time. By submitting this application I authorize Story Works to contact my references and conduct a background check, and I agree to disclose any relevant information that may disqualify me from volunteering with youth. *Please indicate that you have read and understood this statement by checking the box below.
Why are you interested in volunteering with Story Works?
Brief (but informative) Bio
Past Experiences Volunteering or Working with Youth
Is there anything else you'd like to add? (i.e. Do you have any talents/skills/interests you might be interested in putting to use? Or do you have any other ideas, thoughts, comments you'd like to share?)
Story Works occasionally hosts workshops where volunteers read and help students with college and scholarship application essays. Please check here if you are also interested in participating in those workshops as a volunteer Essay Coach.
If you indicated above that you are also interested in Essay Coaching, please share any relevant background information. Please leave blank if you would prefer to just do Story Coaching (i.e. listing to students tell stories aloud in small groups).
How did you learn about Story Works?
At Arctic Entries
Through a friend (Please share name under OTHER.)
At an event (Please describe the event under OTHER.)
OTHER: Please use this space to share any other information about how you learned about Story Works.
Thanks for taking the time to answer our questions. Story Works will contact you soon to discuss your application. Until then, let us know if you have any lingering questions or comments for us and don't forget to click SUBMIT, below.