Why become a mentor?
- Develop skills in leadership, communication and motivation
- Get involved in Indigenous community affairs and engagements at KPU
- Meet and network with colleagues from other programs at KPU
- Acquire volunteer hours for scholarships & bursaries
- Gain community volunteer experience for your resume and job applications
- Build community & celebrate culture
- Participate in 2 or more mentorship training sessions a year
- Meet and great first year students at our beginning of the year luncheon in September
- Support our first year students with navigating course selections, offer guidance with study-life balance, mid-term survival, and other things they can expect to encounter in their first year
- Participate in one monthly group meeting of mentors and mentees
Why become a mentee?
- Gain knowledge from experienced students just like you on things like scholarships, class selection, study-life balance, dealing with the stresses of university, and general university life
- Gain a peer guide in a time of transition and uncertainty
- Create connections and network with students to build a support network of peers
- Gain an Indigenous peer connection in a space that can sometimes be alienating
If you have questions, please feel free to contact Ethan Semple at firstname.lastname@example.org
All information collected in this questionnaire is confidential and accessible by Indigenous services staff only.