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Become a Mentor

PACE peer mentors provide mentees with information about services offered through the University of Idaho and encourage students to utilize these services. Through their work, mentors are also models of academic responsibility, community involvement and multicultural communication.

Job Description

As a member of a multicultural team, the peer mentor is responsible for assisting multicultural students in adjusting academically and socially to the UI environment. Peer mentors provide students with information about services offered through UI and encourage students to utilize these services.

Through their work PACE peer mentors are also models of academic responsibility, community involvement, and multicultural communication.

  • Sophomore, junior or senior class standing by credits
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA
  • Complete and turn in application, including an outline of availability for meetings, photo and updated bio for website.

Develop and Nurture a Mentor/Mentee Relationship

  • Support mentees in developing healthy relationships with their peers, staff and faculty, and thecampus community as a whole
  • Provide information on extra-curricular activities, academic services, and other opportunities and services available on campus or in the community of Moscow
  • Encourage mentees to become engaged citizens of the University of Idaho and their hometowns and communities
  • Accomplish goals of the Office of Multicultural Affairs:
    • Strengthen the multicultural community at the University of Idaho and encourage individual cultural exploration
    • Increase awareness at the University of Idaho about the unique needs and issues of the multicultural community and help find solutions to any problems
    • Participate in social activities with the Office of Multicultural Affairs
    • Be actively involved in the multicultural student community
    • Promote the Office of Multicultural Affairs on the University of Idaho campus through participation in non-multicultural oriented activities, leadership opportunities, and personal conduct

Meet Regular Requirements

  • Attend peer mentor orientation prior to start of fall semester
  • Attend bi-weekly meetings and other training as assigned
  • Attend monthly PACE events
  • Complete weekly mentee contact logs
  • Attend OMA Welcome Back BBQ
  • Participate in Multicultural Leadership Academy

  • Leadership development
  • Valuable experience and useful skills
  • Mentoring and leadership training
  • Opportunity to positively influence the college experience of another student
  • Opportunity to act as an ambassador for diversity and promote multicultural awareness

Apply

Fill out the following form to apply. An OMA representative will contact you once your application has been received.

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Contact Us

Teaching & Learning Center Room 230

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr. MS 2439
Moscow, ID 83844-2439

Phone: (208) 885-7716

Fax: (208) 885-9494

Email: oma@uidaho.edu

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