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CAMP Mentor application

Applications are due Friday, May 12, 2023.

PCC CAMP is hiring Peer Mentors for next school year (2023–2024). These are part-time student employment positions for the academic school year, working 10 – 12 hours per week.

Job description

  • CAMP Peer Mentors provide support to first-year college students from migrant and seasonal farm work backgrounds who are participants in the CAMP Program.
  • Good communication, organization, and teamwork skills are essential for this student leadership position.
  • Assist with planning and facilitation of summer CAMP Orientation activities scheduled for September 11-14, 2023.
  • Maintain time management skills to schedule individual meetings with CAMP mentees to provide encouragement and resources in their transition to college.
  • Coordinate group meetings to build community with the mentee group.
  • Monitor CAMP Study Hall hours and tracking of student academic progress.
  • Help organize workshops and program events for migrant students and their families to learn about higher education.
  • Participate in professional development training throughout the school year to develop mentorship skills.

Eligibility requirements

  • Complete the PCC CAMP Program with 36 or more credits while maintaining a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 or higher.
  • Continue your education at PCC for a second or third year of college studies Fall 2023 through Spring 2024.
  • Successfully renew your 2023–2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


Complete the following CAMP Mentor Application Form. Applications will be accepted through May 12, 2023. Please contact greg.contreras@pcc.edu with any questions.

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Upload a copy of your updated cover letter, which describes your interest in the position and why you feel you would be a helpful mentor for first-year migrant students. PDF files only, please.
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Upload a copy of your updated resume, which details your qualifications and skills in addition to work experience and/or activities that relate to the position. PDF files only, please.
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