What is a Peer Mentor?  

Peer Mentors are upper year students that support first year students with their transition to college. They offer support by answering questions and providing information about the services, resources and events available on campus. The Peer Mentor role is a volunteer position and can be added to your Co-Curricular Record (CCR)

 

5 Reasons to Become a Peer Mentor

  1. Develop Skills. Peer Mentors have access experiences and resources to improve thier communication skills, build relationships, develop leadership skills and more.
  2. Get Recognized on your Co-Curricular Record (CCR).
  3. Give Back to first year students by supporting them with their transition to college life.  
  4. Make Friends and build connections within the Humber community.  
  5. Win Prizes. Peer Mentors get exclusive access to the FYE Rewards Program.

 

Peer Mentor Expectations 

  • Peer Mentors are expected to mentor a group of first-year students throughout a mentoring period (approximately 12 weeks).
  • Peer Mentors must be available for 3 - 5 hours per week, via email, text, or in person.
  • Peer Mentors are required to maintain a cumulative average of at least 70% in their academic work.
  • Peer Mentors are representatives of Humber and are expected to act in accordance with Humber's Code of Student Conduct

Click here to view the full Student Life Volunteer (Peer Mentor) position description.

 

How to Become a Peer Mentor 

Applications for the Fall 2023 semester are currently closed.  

Training is mandatory and will take place in August. 

 

Questions

If you have any further questions please email us at  fye@humber.ca