KCTCS - Kentucky Community and Technical College System
Location: Florence, Kentucky
Type: Part Time
Internal Number: 27180
Gateway Community and Technical College invites applications for the (Student Only) part-time position of Peer Mentor. This position provides case management support to Gateway students for housing, groceries, childcare, transportation, etc.
Peer Mentors will provide Gateway students information about resources and conduct weekly check-ins consisting of: phone outreach, emailing, in-person appointments (if requested by the student), advocacy, referral to support services within Gateway and off-campus. Training is provided.
Availability: Flexible- report available hours to supervisor. Please note that you may be at various campuses. Prepare to be flexible
Assist students/peers on caseloads by:
Finding community resources, how to refer and follow up
Finding support services and/or networks within Gateway, how to refer and follow up
Initiate an application for state benefits (Ohio/Kentucky/Indiana), how to refer and follow up
Conducting outreach and awareness activities to the target populations as well as mentoring with at-risk students
Manage your assigned caseload, including:
Awareness of services
Internal/External Resources - Become knowledgeable of resources students can obtain and access-on and off of campus
Provide Advocacy - Basic policy/eligibility knowledge of your cases' concentration area.
Data Entry/Tracking - responsible for showing the outcome of your case management. This may include, but not limited to phone call logs, email transmittances, face to face appointment tallies.
Return Phone Calls promptly
Starfish/Early Alert - Work with Site Lead on Starfish Retention Solutions.
Miscellaneous-not limited to:
GPA 2.5 or higher
Knowledge needed in community resources and Gateway Community and Technical College resources
About KCTCS - Kentucky Community and Technical College System
The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) is the newest postsecondary education institution in the Commonwealth. KCTCS was created by the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997 (House Bill 1). Our 16 colleges and more than 70 campuses are deeply rooted in the educational history and tradition of Kentucky.