PACE is in the midst of recruiting candidates for our first cohort of PACE Mentors, student peer mentors who will work with those students enrolled in PACE classes starting Fall 2015.
This is an excellent opportunity for undergraduate students who are community-engagement-minded to connect with fellow students, develop leadership skills, and become an integral part of the academic community engagement activities here at Clayton State University. It also is a paid position.
Applications will be accepted through THURSDAY, MAR. 5 – Relevant details on the qualifications and expectations, as well as a link to our PACE Mentor website where students may download an application, are below...
- Provide students with access to peer community engagement, academic, and campus/civic involvement based workshops
- Serve as a resource to encourage community engagement on campus in building relationships with faculty, staff, and students
- Provide students with team building and conflict resolution strategies during group work and community service projects related to their community-engaged course
- Provide mentors with the opportunity to gain valuable skills in team based learning, leadership, and collaboration
To be a PACE Mentor you must...
- Be a rising sophomore, junior, or senior at time of application
- Completed at least two consecutive semesters at Clayton State University
- Earned an institutional G.P.A. of at least 2.7 by the end of Springof the current academic year(must be maintained throughout tenure as PACE Mentor)
- Be in good academic and judicial standing with the University (must maintain throughout tenure as a PACE Mentor)
- Demonstrate leadership, campus, and/or civic involvement
- Possess the ability to interact and connect with a diverse group
- Be knowledgeable about Clayton State University and its community
PACE Mentor Responsibilities
· PACE Mentors will be expected to commit 150 hours to Mentor duties over the course of a semester, including the following:
- Participate in monthly service events and recruit fellow peers to get involved in community engagement and activism
- Attend all PACE Peer Mentor trainings and programs throughout the semester
- Provide students with team building and conflict resolution strategies during classroom group work and community service projects in their PACE course
- Network with professional staff, faculty & administration across campus to promote community engagement awareness and initiative visibility
- Promote PACE initiatives and activities on campus through table set-ups and interaction with students, faculty and staff
- Provide student status reports to appropriate PACE director, faculty and committee members
- Communicate with PACE Director and team leads program challenges, schedule changes, and availability
Interested? Download the Application Package
· · APPLICATIONS ARE DUE to the PACE Director (Antoinette Miller, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com) by March 5