Peer Facilitator Mentor
The PEERS (Providing Encouragement to Empower and Retain
Students) Program helps new Native American, Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian freshmen students have
a smooth transition to university life. There are two types of Peer Facilitator Mentors (PFM), some will work with our NASS Scholars students in a AIS or ES class setting and others will work with the NASS Connections program.
- Strong leadership skills and enthusiasm for helping other
- Organized, dependable, and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Outgoing personality and an interest in sharing personal collegiate experiences
- Positive attitude and knowledge of NAU support services/resources/programs
- Able to communicate clearly and effectively in-person (in front of up to 25 students in a class or in a group presentation setting), phone, email, social media
- Self-motivated and works well in a team environment
- Currently enrolled as a full-time Flagstaff
- Sophomore status or higher (30 units or more)
as an undergraduate student
- Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher (be on track towards a 3.0 cgpa)
- Commit 15 hours/week to the position
- One year of experience living and/or
working with Native American, Alaskan Native and/or Native Hawaiian populations
- Clean background and driving record (with valid state driver's license)
- Commitment to complete required training
- Willing to work some weekends and/or evenings (with advance notification)
CRLA Certified Level 1 Training is required for all peer mentors.
NOTE: Positions have been filled for the 2017-18 academic year.
For more information, contact Simon Chief at 928-523-8061.