Front Range Community College

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BCC Veteran Services Peer Mentor, Student Hourly

at Front Range Community College

Posted: 11/20/2018
Job Reference #: 1916
Categories: Other/General
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Job Description

Tracking Code
1201867
Job Description

SELECTION PROCESS

Preliminary screening will be made on the basis of completed application package submitted by candidate. Completed application package includes an eForm application and a copy of current class schedule. Please note that students may copy their class schedule from eWolf and paste into a Word document. Then save it to your desktop in order to upload to the OpenHire eForm application (Step 6). All application materials become the property of Front Range Community College and cannot be copied. FRCC will conduct a criminal background check on selected candidate. Employment offers and continued employment are contingent upon receiving a satisfactory report.

FRCC is committed to diversity and inclusion and is intentional about creating a learning and working environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. FRCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or national origin in employment or in our educational programs and activities.

Front Range Community College has been and continues to be dedicated to student success. This year FRCC has been chosen as one of 30 colleges to become a Pathways College out of over 200 colleges that applied nationally. We are seeking faculty who are fully committed to the principles of Pathways. This is the next step as our college and all faculty, staff and employees are devoted to diversity and inclusion on a daily, ongoing basis.

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Peer mentor student shall serve as an enthusiastic, energetic student employee/hourly, to assist first year veteran students succeed at Front Range Community College, (FRCC). They will serve as a resource for new students, participate in training, programs and activities. Attend both group and individual meetings. They will serve as a role model to encourage veteran students. The Peer Mentor must be able to work 90 hours during the semester.

PRIMARY DUTIES

The student will assist first year veteran students learn the campus, community and student life. Help Plan activities. Show all resources available for Veteran Students at each campus. Attend the club meetings, club functions. Attend or help with all Veteran related activities on campus. Help plan and coordinate Memorial and Veteran day activities that will benefit both the Veteran students and educate the general student population. Participate in Veteran events. Nurture and help integrate veterans to civilian life. Possible other duties could be to help Veterans navigate the VA website, apply for benefits, be a study buddy.

Required Skills

REQUIRED EDUCATION

  • Must be a current FRCC student, in their third semester at FRCC.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.3 or higher.
  • Work 90 hours during the semester.
Required Experience

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

  • Must be a Veteran student
  • Self-Motivated
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Good knowledge of college resources
  • Good knowledge of community needs and resources
  • Good Knowledge of Veteran resources.
  • Be on campus a minimum of three times weekly

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Have a genuine desire to help peers.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills.
  • Be self-motivated and have a positive attitude.
  • The student must be have a good understanding of resources available at FRCC.
  • Understand all necessary paperwork needed to use Veteran benefits.
  • The student must be on campus a minimum of three times weekly.
  • Suggest event helpful to veterans

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Front Range Community College, as required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), has compiled a comprehensive Campus Security Report. This report includes information about crime statistics from the previous three years, campus security policies as well as prevention programs. Information pertaining to the Boulder County, Larimer and Westminster campuses as well as the Brighton Center are also made available in this report. Published annually, this report can be found on the Front Range Community College web site under campus locations or by following this link. http://www.frontrange.edu/About-Us/Campus-Locations/Campus-Security-Report.aspx . A paper copy is also available upon request by contacting the Campus Security Office at the Boulder County Campus, the Larimer Campus or the Westminster Campus.

Job Location
Longmont, Colorado, United States
Position Type
Part-Time
Salary
- 12.00 USD