OIE: Queer Peer Mentor (S9614C)
Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities
The Queer Peer Mentors will serve as role models and mentors for queer and questioning students at Bates. Queer Peers, self-identified queer students, will provide a positive example in attitude, serve as mentors and confidants to other queer and questioning students on personal issues, and ensure queer students have access to and take advantage of all campus resources. In addition to being a regular visible presence at the Office of Intercultural Education the Queer Peer Mentors will create programs that will inform and support all students on Queer Issues. Queer Peers may be assigned specific mentees (individuals or group) to work with directly in a one-on-one relationship. Queer Peer applicants are expected to have an interest in and ability to work with students across difference including sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, class, ability, religion, race and ethnicity.
For the purpose of this position, queer is identified as Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Gay, Intersex, Asexual and Pansexual