SSS Peer-Mentor

Start Date

Rolling Basis.



$13.00 per hour



  • Possess a positive attitude, be self-motivated, and desire to help others become successful
  • Be a member of Student Success Services (SSS).
  • Have a cumulative GPA of a 2.0 or above



  • Peer Mentors will work approximately five to ten hours per week, to include:
    • One half-hour mentor training meeting each week.
    • One “power hour,” individually scheduled with the SIC/Mentor Coordinator, for reporting and discussing mentoring activities, planning activities/events, preparing correspondences, updating contact sheets and time cards, etc.
    • Regular communications with assigned mentees, face-to-face and/or by phone, mail or email. 
    • Mentoring activities, conducted individually and/or in groups
  • Peer Mentors – in consultation with the SIC/mentor coordinator – will plan, organize, and conduct activities designed to engage SSS members in meaningful social interactions and/or academically or culturally enriching experiences. At least two of these per semester will be group activities planned and conducted in collaboration with other peer mentors (under the supervision of the SIC/Mentor Coordinator).
  • Peer Mentors will consistently encourage SSS members to make use of the transitional, academic, career, and financial guidance services provided by the SSS professional staff.
  • Peer Mentors are required to maintain contact sheets and submit these with time cards in order to get paid.


Application Procedure

If you have any questions, please contact Michael Platt.

Peru State College is an equal opportunity institution. Peru State College does not discriminate against any student, employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities, including but not limited to admission decisions. The College has designated an individual to coordinate the College’s non-discrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX, of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Reports regarding discrimination or harassment may be directed to the following Compliance Coordinator. In addition, inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the Compliance Coordinator: Ms. Eulanda Cade, Peru State College, Administration Building, Room 312, PO Box 10, 600 Hoyt Street, Peru, NE 68421-0010, (402) 872-2230