Peer Advocates Mentoring Program | John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Peer Advocates Mentoring Program

Peer Advocates Mentoring Program

Urban Male Initiative's Peer Advocates Mentoring Program is to empower men of color at John Jay College of Criminal Justice while creating a meaningful college experience.

Peer Advocates Program:

Peer Advocate (men·tor)

noun

- Someone who is there to guide you

- Help you develop professionally and personally

 

  Everyone needs a mentor; in UMI, we provide students with a Peer Advocate (mentor) who will help out in many ways. Mentors will be there for you when you need advice about school, internships, and life. Join the Peer Advocates program, and you can expect to get a big brother or sister who you can rely on.

What We Build On:

-Producing constructive and positive relationships

-Strengthening interpersonal and communications skills

-Engagement with peers, students, parents, faculty, and staff

-Facilitating transitional assistance for college students

-Enhancing organizational and time management skills

-Creating an appreciation for cultural competency

 

Time Commitment 

- A two (2) semester commitment is required (August 2018-June 2019)

- Minimum of 10 hours a week on campus

-Finalists will receive $1,000.00 in stipend funds divided into $500 per semester

 

 

Current advocates who wish to reapply must submit an application.

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