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Seattle Promise Peer Mentor (2021-22 Academic Year)

Application Deadline: June 10, 2021

About Peer Mentors
Peer Mentors serve to support and encourage first year Seattle Promise students throughout the academic year. Through holding group and individual meetings with first year students, Peer Mentors will be a knowledgeable guide for new students, will help students identify campus resources, and will serve as a role model and advocate. This position is 8-15 hours per week, with flexible hours between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Peer mentors will work remotely until Seattle Colleges return to in-person classes. Peer mentor training will take place in early September 2021. Work study eligible students will have priority for peer mentor positions. The wage is $16.39/hour. We are hiring for peer mentor positions at North Seattle College, Seattle Central College, and South Seattle College.

Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in peer mentor training sessions
  • Plan and facilitate student engagement activities
  • Hold mentoring meetings to help students adjust to college life
  • Develop relationships with and provide support as a positive role model for first-year students
  • Learn and share campus resources that are available for students
  • Help students build college success skills and identify campus resources to help them succeed
  • Build community through online content and other activities to share college advice with Seattle Promise students
  • Attend meetings with the peer mentor team and supervisor
  • Assist with Summer Bridge orientation on September 14 and 15
  • Assist with other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Be a current first year Seattle Promise student, or have completed at least 30 credits at the Seattle Colleges
  • Be committed to attending Seattle Colleges as a student through the end of Winter quarter 2022 (preferred through the end of Spring quarter 2022)
  • Demonstrate effective time management practices
  • Be willing to learn and share information about the Seattle Colleges community and campus resources
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have a positive attitude and a genuine desire to help your peers succeed
  • Display a willingness to learn about different cultures and a commitment to antiracist practices

Application Instructions

  1. Complete Seattle Promise Peer Mentor application form
  2. Email a one page resume to Christina.Umali@seattlecolleges.edu
  3. Submit application by May 16, 2021

Questions? Email: Christina.Umali@seattlecolleges.edu