Peer Mentors for the Comprehensive Transitions and Post-Secondary (CTP) Program are motivated and involved BCTC students who are interested in helping others through mentoring. Mentors will work with students with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) to help them navigate college life and meet the requirements of the CTP certificate. Relationships developed through the program are intended to be a two-way partnership where both students learn from and support each other. Peer Mentors will be paid $10 per hour.
Serve as a mentor to assigned students.
Attend one Peer Mentor Orientation session.
Attend monthly mentor meetings and semester check-ins.
Be available for at least 3 hours per week.
Be approachable and accessible to meet the needs of students.
Help students adjust to college life by modeling successful academic and social behaviors.
Stay in communication with the CTP Coordinator.
Assist students with tasks such as accessing Blackboard, keeping up with a schedule and more.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education/Experience Requirements
High school diploma/GED
Minimum of 2.5 GPA
Current BCTC student
Demonstrate motivation and strong organizational skills.
Open minded attitude
Access to reliable technology needed to stay in contact with mentee and CTP Coordinator
Internal Number: 69357
About Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) is a member college of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. As one of the two largest colleges in our system, BCTC transfers more students to four-year universities than any other college in the state. It awards certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in more than 40 career and technical programs with day, evening, and online classes serving more than 16,000 students annually at seven campuses. Customized workforce training serves more than 500 businesses annually. BCTC provides excellence in learning and service with caring, experienced professors, helpful staff, and excellent facilities and a focus on student success. The college sustains strong partnerships with our communities to improve economic vitality and quality of life in the region.