The RBC Arts Peer Mentor Program

Become a mentor

Mentors share their experiences and offer individualized support to their mentees to assist in the development of strategies and skills that support a successful university experience.

Benefits of being a Peer Mentor:

  • Provides the opportunity to develop and improve upon leadership and organizational skills
  • Motivating experience; supports success towards your own goals
  • Strengthen your own study and time management skills
  • Paid work experience in a professional role 
  • Network within and outside of academic program
  • Make new friends and get (more) involved at UFV
  • Rewarding experience; satisfaction of knowing you have helped someone

New mentors are hired each Spring. Here is a brief overview of what we are looking for:

  • Leadership ability
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • A desire to help others achieve their goals
  • Comfortable working one on one with others
  • Work well independently and as part of team with minimal supervision
  • Able to manage time and responsibilities effectively
  • Creative problem solvers

NOTE: With some exception, successful applicants will be College of Arts students attending UFV full time (min. 9 credits) in both Fall and Winter semesters, and have (or will have by August) completed 75 credits with a minimum 2.67 CGPA.

To submit an application, please complete the form below or contact us via email at:

NOTE: The mentor roster for the Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 semesters has now been filled. New applicants would be applying for Fall 2017.

2015/16 RBC Arts Peer Mentors

12-credit, 4-week summer program on Indigenous land claims

Embark on an exciting journey of discovery, led by renowned experts, to learn about historic representations of Indigenous land claims in maps, films, or texts.

Sign up by June 2

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