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PACE

OMA
University of Idaho
Office of Multicultural Affairs
TLC 230
PO Box 44239
Moscow, ID 83844-2439
PH: 208.885.7716
FAX: 208.885.9494
oma@uidaho.edu

OMA Location

Office of Multicultural Affairs
OMA@uidaho.edu
phone: (208) 885-7716
fax: (208) 885-9494
TLC 230
875 Peremeter Drive MS 2439
Moscow, ID 83844-2439

Mentor Job Description

PACE Peer Mentor Program
2012 – 2013 Job Description

Scope:

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

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

Responsibilities:

Develop and Nurture a Mentor/Mentee Relationship: (45%)

  • 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: (15%)
  • 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: (40%)

  • 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

Minimum Qualifications for PACE Peer Mentors:

  • Sophomore, Junior or Senior class standing by credits
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA
  • Complete and turn in application, availability for meetings, photo for web, and updated bio for web.

Benefits:

  • PACE Scholarship per semester
  • Possible Internship Credit
  • Leadership Development
  • Valuable experience and useful skills
  • Mentoring and leadership training
  • Opportunity to positively influence the college experience of another student

  • Ability to act as an ambassador for diversity and promote multicultural awareness