TRIO Peer Mentor Program
See below for more information on two ways you can participate in the TRIO Peer Mentor Program.
Become a TRIO Peer Mentor
Have you been at Central for a year or more? If yes, consider applying for the TRIO Peer Mentor Work Study position. *Students, please make sure you have an active 2021-22 Work-Study award before applying*
Peer Mentors serve to support community building and encourage first-year TRIO SSS students in their adjustment to Seattle Central and college in general. Through holding group and individual meetings with first-year students, who are pursuing a similar area of study, Peer Mentors will provide guidance for new students, helping them identify campus resources, leadership development opportunities, thereby being a role model and success advocate for their mentees.
Deadline to sign up: Nov. 29th, 11:59 p.m.
Read the full job description and application.
Join a TRIO SSS Peer Mentor Team
Get advice from a second year TRIO student about campus resources and connect with other first year TRIO students. You’ll meet with your mentor team monthly throughout the year, and your mentor will be available all year for advice or support navigating college.
Sign up to join a peer mentor team.
Deadline to sign up: Nov. 29th
Joining a TRIO Mentor team to get to know other students, learn about your campus, get advice, and get connected to opportunities available at Seattle Central College.
How often do we meet?
You’ll meet twice per month, January through June. We ask that mentees participate in the meetings through the end of the school year.
What do I have to do if I join the team?
A strong commitment to engaging with your Peer Mentor team and completing all program components:
- Check in monthly with your mentor
- Participate in a monthly mentee team event and complete pre-event assigned tasks
- Participate in the program kick-off event and end of program celebration event
- Participate in a campus event and/or an activity to further engage with instructors, such as office hours
What am I going to get out of this experience?
- New connections, a strong community of peers who share similar interests and background
- Increase campus involvement and connection to campus resources
- Skill building and reflection related to goal setting, networking, and navigating SCC
- New ways to enhance your college experience related to your interests and goals!
- More information about events and opportunities related to your interests and goals!
When will meetings with my mentor team happen?
You’ll be assigned a team that will work with your schedule.