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.

Benefits:

  • 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 thacht2@uw.edu for any questions or concerns.

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