Departmental Peer Mentoring

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

ABERYSTWYTH DEPARTMENTAL PEER MENTORING
 

Join with a large team of student mentors to help out new first year students:

  • Get specific training in active listening and signposting to support services within AU.
  • Gain and improve valuable skills and attributes for your CV.
  • Use your university experiences to help others.
  • Get your hours accredited by the Volunteer Hub and added to your HEAR certificate.
  • A chance to win the Mentor of the Year Award.
  • Be a friendly and relatable first point of contact for new students.
  • Have the opportunity to make a difference whether it is big or small.                                                                                                                                                                                          

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
WE RECRUIT YEARLY LINKING TO SPECIFIC COORDINATORS IN EACH ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT

What is involved?

  • Attend training prior to assignment of mentees.
  • Send initial opening emails to make contact.
  • Meet with your mentee as required (we suggest 2-3 meetings per term per mentee).
  • Be there to answer questions via email.
  • Help students to orientate and find everything AU has to offer them.
  • Be there for problems which don’t require personal tutors or student support.
  • Attend the annual departmental mentoring conference.

 

What we want from you

  • A friendly compassionate person
  • Good communication skills
  • Good knowledge of AU facilities
  • Good listening skills
  • Organised and reliable
  • Welsh language (desirable not essential)
  • Enthusiasm for helping others

 

What happens next?

Following your application, details will be passed to the departmental peer mentoring coordinators of each department to manage the recruitment and selection process. To apply...