Become a D.R.E.A.M. Mentor

Peer coach responsibilities

  • Provides information concerning campus resources, activities, and services.
  • Provides encouragement for peers to stay in college and finish their program through out-of-classroom engagement with touchpoints.
  • Guides and encourages mentees toward academic success.
  • Models appropriate social behavior and skills.
  • Responds to assigned duties in a punctual, informative, reliable and responsive manner.
  • Interacts with peers in a considerate, courteous, friendly and cooperative manner.
  • Maintains confidentiality with peer’s personal information, such as contact information.
  • Maintains weekly communication with assigned peers with an openness to on-call support for 1-2 hours per week, and small group support during critical advising milestones.

Requirements

  • Complete 12 semester hours or more
  • Maintain a 2.75 grade point average
  • Work 15 hours per week with pay
  • Attend peer coaching training sessions

In order to be considered for the position, the following items must be uploaded:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial transcripts

Incomplete applications will not be screened.

Duration of Position

This is a year-long commitment. Peer mentors will be expected to work a schedule of approximately 12-15 hours per week. Some weeks may require more or fewer hours, depending on the time of year.

The office will be closed on the following dates each year:

  • December 24-January 2
  • November 25-29
  • April 13-17

Job Openings

There are currently no openings. If you would like to be on a waiting list for a job, please e-mail sthoma11@southwest.tn.edu.