Rainier Athletes Mentor Reference Form


Thank you for providing a reference for a Rainier Athletes Mentor applicant! Your time is greatly appreciated.

We have a thorough application process and rely on references, background checks, and an interview to determine a mentor’s eligibility.

The content of your reference will remain confidential and offers us helpful insight into the screening and matching process. Please complete the reference as honestly and accurately as possible.

Here is some information about our program for you to keep in mind while completing your reference:

  • Rainier Athletes mentors commit to mentoring for a minimum of 1 year unless there are extenuating circumstances
  • The mentor is expected to consistently attend weekly check-ins and align their mentee’s core supporters – teachers, coaches, and families
  • Mentors and mentees work in group settings and one-on-one both at school and throughout the community

If you have any questions or would like to complete this reference over email or the phone, please contact Jacob Tobis (email: jacob@rainierathletes.org; phone: 206-235-7105)

Name of Rainier Athletes Mentor *
Name of Rainier Athletes Mentor
Please include the name of the applicant you are providing a reference for
Your Name *
Your Name
Your Phone Number *
Your Phone Number
Scale of 1 to 10, 10 being extremely well and 1 being not at all
If so, with who, when, and where?
Why or why not?
Rainier Athletes mentors are responsible for aligning each student’s core supporters. For many situations this means communicating across age ranges, cultures, professions, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Rainier Athletes students are some of the “hardest to reach” students in the school. In order to truly reach them, the mentor needs to follow through and provide consistent support.
Rainier Athletes students and their families are diverse in race, culture, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
By typing your name below and clicking “Submit” below, you agree that everything you have noted in the above application is true to the best of your knowledge. *
By typing your name below and clicking “Submit” below, you agree that everything you have noted in the above application is true to the best of your knowledge.