Peer Mentor Federal Work Study Job Description

Department: Basic Education
Supervisor: Melissa Schmidt
Phone #: 920-924-6394
Office: A-224

Hours Per Week:

2 to 13 hours per week

Program Recommended:

Any program or technical diploma

Purpose Statement:

Peer Mentors needed for prospective MPTC students who are working on their GED/HSED/ELL skills at MPTC, with the goal of assisting in their transition and acclimation to college.

Special Requirements:

  • Work Study Eligible for Financial Aid
  • At least 12 credits earned at MPTC with a 3.2 GPA
  • Completion of College 101 with a grade of A or B

Job Skills Needed:

  • Strong desire to help others succeed
  • Highly values education
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of college resources at MPTC
  • Record keeping (timesheet)
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Positive attitude
  • Team player

Functional Level:

Medium to high skill level

Job Description:

  • Check-in with Mentee at least 2x/week via email or phone
  • Attend at least 3 campus activities per semester with Mentee
  • Two face-to-face meetings required each month with Mentee
  • Help Mentee identify barriers to success and campus/community resources
  • High desire to help someone succeed as a student at MPTC
  • Strong communication skills, personable
  • Open communication with Peer Mentoring Coordinator each week
  • Attend required orientation and Peer Mentoring activities as assigned
  • Pay is $9.50/hour through Work Study. Must be Work Study Eligible through Financial Aid Office