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

  1. Participation in multiple training sessions with varied topics.
Mentor and Educator:
  1. Participate in social media interactions (Facebook) with new students during summer break.
  2. Maintain regular contact with new students.
  3. Work both independently and as part of a team with fellow Peer Mentors and Student Assistants.
  4. Attend and participate in all training sessions and meetings.
  5. Understand and abide by all Hamilton College policies.
  6. Serve as a positive academic and social 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. Complete formal program evaluations.
  11. Discuss any mentee concerns with the Student Assistants or Program Director.
  12. Participate in and complete all other duties as assigned.

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.