Navigate Up
Sign In

Peer Mentor Program

Student Multicultural Activities (SMA)
Slavin Center 106c

Coordinator Application

Deadline: 


Purpose: This is a volunteer leadership opportunity to give oversight, plan meetings and activities, facilitate discussions, and provide accountability for peer mentors for first year students as part of the SMA Peer Mentor Program.

Benefits:

  • Share your experience and knowledge to support peer mentors.
  • Learn leadership skills that will strengthen your portfolio as an upper class student.
  • Discover the value of mentorship for your current life as a student and for your future vocation.
  • Be mentored by the director of SMA.
  • Enjoy building new relationships with co-leaders, mentees and other mentors.
  • Leave a legacy of friendship and a strong foundation for future Friars at Providence College.
Expectations:
  • Attend the orientation meeting date/time TBD.
  • Plan a bi-weekly mentors meeting on Wednesdays 7-8pm. This will be a time for connection, follow-up, and training, e.g. OAS, Counseling, Dean for Freshmen, etc.
  • Plan the once per month off campus activity with mentors for the group.
  • Email, text or send FB message to mentors once/month to check-in.
  • Email, text or send FB messages to mentees once/month to check-in.
  • Give feedback about the program to the Director of SMA.
Qualifications:
  • Full-time, matriculated student in the fall semester with a flexible co-curricular schedule.
  • In good disciplinary and academic standing (min GPA: 2.5)
  • Knowledge of the college’s resources and locations for academics, student services as well as social programs.
  • Take initiative in responding to questions and concerns by mentees.
  • Familiar with campus buildings and locations of offices.
  • Involved with formal or informal leadership on campus.
  • Attended events organized by student organizations, student life and academic departments.
  • Has a positive attitude, is open, flexible and motivated.
  • Willing to learn and listen and intentional and consistent in communication.
  • Enthusiastic about the college and its commitment to diversity.
  • Commitment to follow-through.

 

If you have questions, please contact Elena Yee, director of SMA, 401-865-1525, eyee@providence.edu.

Catholic and Dominican

What does it mean to be a Catholic and Dominican college? We invite you to explore this question and the distinctive mission of Providence College.
About Providence College's Catholic and Dominican Identity