Peer Mentor

Peer Mentor Group Photo

The Peer Mentor program is an opportunity for second-year students to provide support to students that participate in Summer Bridge. Mentors receive extensive training, a generous stipend, and share their invaluable expertise with first-semester students. Mentors are selected through an application, interview, and recommendation process.

To apply for a position you must:  

  • Be a United States citizen or eligible for Federal financial aid
  • Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative G.P.A. at the time of application and through your contract time
  • Be a full-time student
  • Participate in Central Emerging Leaders and additional Peer Mentor training dates
  • Participate in Summer Bridge Training (residential training at CAC immediately prior to Summer Bridge)
  • Live on campus during Summer Bridge Training and Summer Bridge Week
  • Mentor assigned students throughout Summer Bridge Week and the fall semester
  • Participate in social events and future training workshops occasionally during fall semester
  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate with diverse cultural and personal backgrounds
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner
  • Have a positive attitude and enthusiasm about CAC

Peer Mentors should be outgoing, helpful, courteous, energetic, respectful individuals with a desire to assist incoming freshmen.

If you are interested in becoming a Peer Mentor print out the Peer Mentor application below or come to the TRiO office in the M Building to complete an application.

2014 Peer Mentor Application

For more information:

Sherrie Soria
TRIO Coordinator
Phone: 520-494-5010
Office: Signal Peak Campus, M113G
Email: sherrie.soria@centralaz.edu

Archie Carreon                                                                                                                                                                               TRIO Secretary
Phone: 520-494-5007
Office: Signal Peak Campus, M113
Email: mailto:archie.carreon@centralaz.edu


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