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Peer Mentor Job Description

Job Description

Job Description

 

Under the general supervision of the Peer Mentor Project staff, Peer Mentors will create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all mentees. Peer Mentors will work with a diverse team to provide a wide variety of support services to mentees. Peer Mentors will develop relationships with staff, faculty, and administrators and closely support mentees for academic success. Peer Mentors serve as a peer contact for the program.

Responsibilities

  • Provides assistance to complete the Steps to Success process including; application, orientation, assessment, counseling and registration. 
  • Meet with mentee(s) in groups or individually.
  • Serves as a peer liaison and refers students to appropriate campus resources. 
  • Contacts and schedules mentee appointments to monitor their progress; makes proper notation in files. Assists with grade checks and student success plans.
  • Assists with new student orientations, workshops and activities. Develop, plan and facilitate events; recruits speakers, panelists, develops flyers and advertises events.
  • Represents the Peer Mentorship Project; serves on panels and provides outreach services for the Peer Mentorship Project on campus.
  • Complete all appropriate paperwork and reports required. Manage projects and meet expected deadlines. 
  • Other duties/projects as assigned.

Wage/Hours

  • 2018-2019 Academic Year
  • $11.00 per hour
  • Hours will be scheduled during the hours of 8:00AM and 7:00PM, on weekdays and some weekends
  • Paid hourly
Required Qualifications Academic Year Responsibilities
  • Must be a current/enrolled at CRC in at least 6 units.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Must have and maintain a 2.5 GPA.
  • Be on time for assigned work schedule, activities and tasks.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to work with students, staff, administrators and faculty from diverse backgrounds and identities related to socio- class, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, ability, nationality, citizenship, religion
  • Must submit all materials requested in the job posting
  • Must be able to attend the required summer training.
  • Serve as an official CRC representative and role model, and exhibit the values and culture of CRC.
  • Coordinate, plan and execture academic and social events as needed.
  • Meet in person for 30 minute twice per month with assigned mentees.
  • Attend mandatory Friday seminars 9:00am to 11:00am
  • ​Participate and co-facilitate Monthly First Year Experience (FYE) meetings.
  • Serve as an official college representative and role model, and exhibit the values and culture of CRC.
  • Maintain a caseload of 6-8 mentees each semester
  • Coordinate, plan and execute academic and social events for mentees as needed.

 

Lead Peer Mentors  
  • Lead peer mentors are selected during the summer training. Two to three will be selected.
  • Lead peer mentors must adhere to all responsibilities as outlined for peer mentors in addition:
    • ​Mentor and support new and returning peer mentors.
    • Assist in the facilitation of training sessions/workshops.