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Peer Mentor Program

Student Multicultural Activities (SMA)
Slavin Center 106c

Coordinator Application


Purpose: This is a volunteer leadership opportunity to give oversight, plan meetings and activities, facilitate discussions, and provide accountability for peer mentors for first year students as part of the SMA Peer Mentor Program.


  • Share your experience and knowledge to support peer mentors.
  • Learn leadership skills that will strengthen your portfolio as an upper class student.
  • Discover the value of mentorship for your current life as a student and for your future vocation.
  • Be mentored by the director of SMA.
  • Enjoy building new relationships with co-leaders, mentees and other mentors.
  • Leave a legacy of friendship and a strong foundation for future Friars at Providence College.
  • Attend the orientation meeting date/time TBD.
  • Plan a bi-weekly mentors meeting on Wednesdays 7-8pm. This will be a time for connection, follow-up, and training, e.g. OAS, Counseling, Dean for Freshmen, etc.
  • Plan the once per month off campus activity with mentors for the group.
  • Email, text or send FB message to mentors once/month to check-in.
  • Email, text or send FB messages to mentees once/month to check-in.
  • Give feedback about the program to the Director of SMA.
  • Full-time, matriculated student in the fall semester with a flexible co-curricular schedule.
  • In good disciplinary and academic standing (min GPA: 2.5)
  • Knowledge of the college’s resources and locations for academics, student services as well as social programs.
  • Take initiative in responding to questions and concerns by mentees.
  • Familiar with campus buildings and locations of offices.
  • Involved with formal or informal leadership on campus.
  • Attended events organized by student organizations, student life and academic departments.
  • Has a positive attitude, is open, flexible and motivated.
  • Willing to learn and listen and intentional and consistent in communication.
  • Enthusiastic about the college and its commitment to diversity.
  • Commitment to follow-through.


If you have questions, please contact Elena Yee, director of SMA, 401-865-1525,

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