Mentor Volunteering Opportunity for 2017-18

Kelly Ethnic Cultural Ctr LogoDear UW Community,

The Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center is recruiting student mentors for the year of 2017 – 2018 Mentor Power For Success program.  The Mentor Power for Success Program is a dynamic autumn quarter partnership between first-year Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) students (protégés) and continuing UW students (mentors), to help protégés make a successful transition to university life. Mentor students use their knowledge of UW resources and services to guide protégés as they navigate the breadth of what the university has to offer.


  • Serve as a positive role model and enjoy a friendship with a new UW student
  • Make an important difference in a first-year student’s life as they transition to UW
  • Opportunity to attend and facilitate engaging Leadership, Career & networking, and Cultural Enrichment workshops

Requirements for becoming a Mentor:

  • Sophomore/Junior/Senior
  • Minimum requirement of 2.5 GPA
  • Willingness to mentor a first year student

Students in these majors are highly encouraged to apply:

  • Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • History
  • International Studies
  • Biology
  • English
  • Psychology
  • Nursing
  • Mathematics

Please contact Tey Thach at for any questions or concerns.

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