Peer Mentor "STUDENTS ONLY" (Federal Work Study)

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Peer Mentor "STUDENTS ONLY" (Federal Work Study)

  • 492301
  • Florence
  • Student
  • Student
  • Gateway Community & Technical College

Title: Peer Mentor "STUDENTS ONLY" (Federal Work Study)

Salary Range: $12/hour

Contract Term Length: Not Applicable

Standard Hours: Up to 20

Work Location: On-Site

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

College: Gateway Community & Technical College

Campus Location: Gateway - Boone

Department: Counseling

Gateway Community & Technical College offers an attractive work environment that supports excellence, innovation, and creativity.

Job Summary

Gateway Community and Technical College invites applications for the (Student Only) part-time position of Peer Mentor. This position provides case management support to Gateway students for housing, groceries, childcare, transportation, etc.

Job Duties:

Peer Mentors will provide Gateway students information about resources and conduct weekly check-ins consisting of: phone outreach, emailing, in-person appointments (if requested by the student), advocacy, referral to support services within Gateway and off-campus. Training is provided.

Availability: Flexible- report available hours to supervisor. Please note that you may be at various campuses. Prepare to be flexible

  • Assist students/peers on caseloads by:
  • Finding community resources, how to refer and follow up
  • Finding support services and/or networks within Gateway, how to refer and follow up
  • Initiate an application for state benefits (Ohio/Kentucky/Indiana), how to refer and follow up
  • Conducting outreach and awareness activities to the target populations as well as mentoring with at-risk students
  • Manage your assigned caseload, including:
  • Outreach
  • Awareness of services
  • Follow Up
  • Mentoring
  • Referrals
  • Internal/External Resources - Become knowledgeable of resources students can obtain and access-on and off of campus
  • Provide Advocacy - Basic policy/eligibility knowledge of your cases’ concentration area.
  • Data Entry/Tracking - responsible for showing the outcome of your case management. This may include, but not limited to phone call logs, email transmittances, face to face appointment tallies.
  • Return Phone Calls promptly
  • Starfish/Early Alert - Work with Site Lead on Starfish Retention Solutions.
  • Miscellaneous-not limited to:
  • Workshops
  • Self Sufficiency
  • Stress Management
  • Financial Independence
  • Projects
  • Classroom presentations
  • Table Outreach

Minimum Qualifications:

  • GPA 2.5 or higher
  • Knowledge needed in community resources and Gateway Community and Technical College resources
  • Basic computer skills 
 

Additional Skills Requested:

The Federal Work-Study Program provides funding for part-time employment to qualifying students. If you have unmet financial need as determined by the most recent FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), are enrolled at least half-time (6 hours) at Gateway and have a GPA of at least 2.0, you may be eligible for FWS. If you do not know if you are eligible, please contact Linda.Wright@kctcs.edu for more information.

KY law requires state and national pre-employment background checks as a condition of employment.

Gateway is an equal educational and employment opportunity institution and we are committed to creating a campus environment that values the exploration, appreciation, and celebration of diversity while promoting inclusiveness, multiculturalism, and global awareness.

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