Bucks2Bucks Mentor

Bucks2Bucks Mentor General Duties 

  • Each mentor will be given 4-5 mentees to work with over the academic year. The number of assigned mentees per mentor is determined by total number of mentees in program. 

  • Mentors will assist mentees in answering questions and navigating campus, but most importantly be their first peer contact at ATI! 

  • Mentors will attend monthly Bucks2Bucks program/social activity and host a mentee gathering. 

Academic Year Commitments 

  • Contact your mentees prior to the start of the autumn semester.  A “Welcome Email Template” will be provided. 

  • Mentors who are residential students will move-in on priority move-in along with mentees. This will be the first day of eligible campus move-in. Non-residential students will be expected to be in attendance for evening activity that day. 

  • Participate in Welcome Days activities with mentees and attend Convocation. 

  • Host small social gatherings with mentees once a month 

  • Potential Ideas – Head to the SAC Gameroom/weight room; take a trip to Walmart, have lunch/dinner together; walk around Main Street Wooster and check out the shops 

  • Assist in organizing/planning one monthly Bucks2Bucks program/social activity in addition to attending all monthly events 

  • Potential Ideas – Bowling Night, Putt Putt/Go Karts, Craft Night, Board Game Night, Karaoke 

  • Help interview and select next cohort of mentors 

Application and Interview 

  • Fill out online application by February 1st! 

  • Upon the closing date, potential candidates will be contacted for an interview 

  • Week of February 7th

Bucks2Bucks Peer Mentor Training  

  • Trainings will take place in the spring semester once mentor cohort is named. 

  • February – Community Building Retreat 

  • March – Leadership Training Workshop 

  • April – Autumn Preparation Meeting 

  • August - One Zoom Prior to Move In 

  • Resources will be provided and a resource binder to reference during your time as a peer mentor. 

MORE perks to being a Bucks2Bucks Mentor
  • Free Bucks2Bucks Mentor Shirt!
  • Free Participation in special Bucks2Bucks Programs and Activities!
  • Be recognized throughout campus for your role in helping new students transition and be successful in their first year at ATI!!