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Thank you for your interest in being a Mentor at the College of Southern Nevada. There are two tiers of participation as a Mentor and you may choose either one depending on your interest.
Tier I: Group mentoring activities with our 2020 applicants
Tier II: Become a one-on-one mentor to Nevada Promise Scholars at CSN
Mentoring at the College of Southern Nevada
There are two program options, each with a different time commitment and training requirements.
Created in 2015, BUMP Up is a CSN mentoring program that aims to increase the persistence, progression and completion rates of African‐American male college students. The mentor is assigned one student to foster a long‐term mentoring relationship. Pairing is made based on similar career goals, expertise related to academic skills and technical abilities, and life experience. CSN faculty and staff as well as community leaders are encouraged to apply. The mentor must have a college degree from an accredited college or university.
For more information, please visit www.csn.edu/bump.
(Returning Promise Mentors who completed a background check in the spring 2019 will not need a new background check. All other applicants must complete a background check. Please initial your approval to do so below)
Acknowledgement and Background Check Release
I acknowledge that a criminal background check is required by Nevada law to participate as a Promise Program mentor. I authorize the College of Southern Nevada to work with a third party vendor to conduct a criminal background check.
If for any reason I do not meet the background check requirements, the College of Southern Nevada will inform me in writing and will provide me with the information of the third party vendor so that I may contact them for further information.
I agree to complete the mentor application and authorize the background check electronically.
Employees of identified and verified partner organizations that conduct criminal background checks as a condition of employment, may be exempt from submitting to an additional background check. Employers will be notified of the desire of employee to apply to the program and will certify their employment and background check.
If my employer is one of the identified partners, I hereby authorize CSN to communicate with my employer to verify that I meet the requirements of criminal background check established for the Promise Program. I do so by electronically authorizing the verification with my initials below.
Having read the above, I submit this application electronically by clicking the submit button below.