Volunteer for eMentors Thank you for your interest in BestPrep. Please complete the below form and a staff member will connect with you to discuss volunteer opportunities with BestPrep. Please complete either your work or personal contact information section, whichever is preferred for connecting with you. First Name Familiar Name / Nickname Last Name Work Information Company/Organization Job Title Company Street Address Company Mail Stop City State Zip Work Phone Work Email Home Information Street Address City (required) Please enter the city as it provides BestPrep staff with proximity to local schools. State Zip Cell Phone Personal Email Ethnicity: To ensure we can accurately report on our volunteer base, please select the ethnicity you identify with most.Please select... American Indian Asian Black Hispanic Two or More Races White Prefer Not to Disclose GenderPlease select... Female Male Preferred PhonePlease select... Work Cell Preferred EmailPlease select... Work Personal Guest Speaker: BestPrep has multiple programs seeking volunteers to share their area of expertise with students and teachers. Topics range from guest speakers talking to students about business terms and concepts, career information, soft skills, or financial literacy. Volunteers decide the level of commitment and geographic areas in which they would like to focus their volunteer efforts.Financial Literacy TopicsGeneral Business TopicsCareer and Career Preparation Topics Mock Interviewer: Facilitate a 10-minute interview with a student and provide valuable feedback. Multiple interviews are usually conducted over the course of a school period. Volunteers are provided with sample questions. Yes, please contact me as opportunities arise. Essay Judge: BestPrep has an essay contest every other year as part of the Educational Forum with an essay topic typically based on the guest speaker's book or area of expertise. Twice a school year, The Stock Market Game students are given the option to participate in an optional essay contest called InvestWrite. Judges are needed in December and April to read essays on investing related topics. For both essay contests, essays are emailed to volunteers and scored electronically.Yes, please contact me as opportunities arise. Onsite (Workplace) Tours: BestPrep has a couple programs seeking volunteers to host students and/or educators onsite at their place of work. Classroom Plus is always looking for organizations to host classroom visits and provide a tour to a class of students. The Technology Integration Workshop needs volunteers to host an educator for a job shadow experience for an afternoon in July. I am interested in organizing a classroom tour at my place of work. Please contact me about hosting an educator job shadow this summer. Pro Bono Opportunities: BestPrep has the occasional need for volunteers to share their expertise. Options include individual or committee work based on time of year and program needs. Past examples have included reviewing legal documents, creating PowerPoint presentations for volunteers to use in classrooms, creating Salesforce reports for BestPrep employees, creating Excel Files, etc. Content Creation - passionate about your career or a skill, and want students and teachers to know about it - help create content for volunteers to use in classroomsReviewing Materials - could be current policies, plans, presentations for contentData Entry - filling in web forms soliciting silent auction items, updating Excel filesSalesforce Reports - help BestPrep staff harness the power of collected dataWriting - press releases, articles, blogsStaff Development and Training - soft skills, social media, presentation skills, technology knowledgeOther Pro Bono Subject Area(s): Please enter subject/content/skill(s) that you are interested in donating. Geographic Preference(s) where you might like to volunteer: Select all that apply.Metro - Hennepin CountyMetro - Ramsey CountyNorth Metro - Anoka CountySouth Metro - Scott CountySoutheast Metro - Dakota CountyEast Metro - Washington CountySouthwest Metro - Carver CountyNorth Central Outstate MN (ie. Koochiching, Itasca)North East Outstate MN (ie. St. Louis, Lake, Cook)North West Outstate MN (ie. Cass, Beltrami, Becker, Clay)South East Outstate MN (ie. Le Sueur, Blue Earth, Rice, Goodhue)South West Outstate MN (ie. Mc Leod, Kandiyohi, Sibley)West Central Outstate MN (ie. Wilkin, Wadena, Todd, Pope, Swift)East Central Outstate MN (ie. Meeker, Wright, Sherburne, Isanti, Aitkin) How did you find out about BestPrep? Please select... Referral (coworker, friend) Event Attendee Media (Social, Newspaper) Web Search Child participated in program Already volunteer, want to do more Other Referral Name: Additional Comments/Questions? 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