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Peer Mentoring Project (MP2)

Peer Mentor Roles and Responsibilities


The Role of a Peer Mentor

  1. A knowledgeable guide for new students.
  2. A thoughtful facilitator who provides access to people and resources.
  3. A role model and advocate

Specific Responsibilities of a Peer Mentor

Training:
  1. Participation in two half-day training sessions.
  2. Participation in ongoing in-service trainings each semester.
Mentor and Educator:
  1. Participate in social media interactions (Facebook) with new students during summer vacation.
  2. Maintain regular contact with new students.
  3. Work both independently and as part of a team with fellow Peer Mentors.
  4. Attend and participate in all training sessions and group meetings.
  5. Understand and abide by all Hamilton College policies.
  6. Serve as a positive social and academic role-model.
  7. Educate new students about various resources and student services available at Hamilton.
  8. Maintain confidentiality with any shared information.
  9. Coordinate and facilitate social and educational programs as desired or needed.
  10. Participate in formal evaluations and assessments of the program.
  11. Meet individually with the Associate Dean of Students for Multicultural Affairs and Accessibility Services to discuss new student concerns, as needed.
  12. Participate in and complete all other tasks deemed necessary by the Associate Dean of Students for Multicultural Affairs and Accessibility Services.

For more information contact Associate Dean of Students for Multicultural Affairs and Accessibility Services Allen Harrison at aharriso@hamilton.edu or 315-859-4021, ext. 4021 on-campus.