SES Compass Mentor Application 2018-2019

SES Compass Mentor Application 2018-2019

Thank you for your interest in applying to be a SES Compass Mentor for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Being a mentor is a unique, rewarding opportunity. Mentors will work with 3-5 first-year students who identify as first-generation and/or low-income. A mentor's main objective is to assist their mentees as they navigate Northwestern, seek out resources, and acclimate to campus. The ideal mentor is passionate about helping others, vulnerable and candid about their NU experiences, and has the capacity to prioritize their role as a Compass mentor.

Mentors work between 10-15 hours a week and are expected to:
+ Attend overnight Compass Kick-off Retreat on 10/13 and 10/14
+ Attend weekly Tuesday Professional Development workshops 5:30-7:00pm
+ Attend weekly Friday Mentor & Mentee Workshops 5-7pm
+ Participate in bi-weekly 1:1s with SES Staff Supervisor
+ Coordinate and facilitate bi-weekly one-on-one with each mentee
+ Coordinate and facilitate quarterly "Pod" Hangouts with all mentees
+ Coordinate and facilitate 1-2 weekend social events per quarter
+ Create and facilitate 1-2 workshops per quarter
+ Assist with front desk coverage at SES as needed
+ Assist with other SES initiatives as needed
+ Complete PIE Facilitator Training on Friday 4/6 5-8pm and Saturday 4/7 9-5pm
+ Complete Sustained Dialogue Training
+ Complete Red Watch Band Training

If selected, Mentors will be required to attend the events listed below before the start of the 2018-2019 academic year:

+ Friday 4/6 5-8pm and Saturday 4/7 9-5pm: Peer Inclusion Educator Training
+ Friday 5/18 5:30-8:00pm: Compas Mentor Training Part 1
+ Saturday 09/29 10:00-4:00pm: Compass Mentor Training Part 2
+ Friday, 10/13 & Saturday, 10/14: Compass Overnight Retreat

Mentors are paid $3000 pre-tax
(Mentors will be paid $500 pre-tax at the beginning and end of each quarter beginning Fall 2018)
Work-study strongly preferred, but not required.

If you have additional questions please reach out to Shartiza E. Rivera, Assistant Director of Student Enrichment Services,

Application is due March 4th at 11:59pm