Student Parent Social
When? Thursday, January 21 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm
Vegetarian lunch will be served.
More details to come.
Does it seem like you are the only student on campus with family responsibilities?
A mentor can share with you valuable tips and candid advice to help you balance the demands of caring for children with academic commitments in a safe and supportive environment. You may want to connect with a mentor to chat about:
How to get a mentor
Send us an email and we will assign a mentor to you. You and the peer mentor can choose the best way to communicate. Our mentors are available to meet on a variety of dates and times.
We will also be hosting some exciting Peer Mentor Mix & Mingle events, so stay tuned for more details!
Who are our mentors
Our peer mentors are University of Toronto students from diverse backgrounds - men and women, undergraduates and graduates, some are dealing with elder care and others with child care responsibilities or some with both.
Please feel free to email our office if you have any questions or call 416.978.0951.
Apply to be a Student Parent Mentor!
Please fill out an application form and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 16, 2016. Selected candidates will be contacted for interviews following that date.
Mentor training is mandatory, please speak with us with you are not available. Mentors are strongly encouraged to attend the training on September . Contact us if you are not available to attend.
Training and time commitment:
Mentors commit to attending a training session at the end of August, one-on-one meetings with their mentees, and social events for a total commitment of 10 hours from September to March as detailed below. Mentors are always asked whether they can take a mentee or not.
Student parent mentors will:
The Student Parent Mentorship Program is an approved activity for the Co-Curricular Record (CCR). In order for your volunteer work as a Student Parent Mentor to be recognized on the CCR you must complete the activities as outlined for the program, and you will be required to submit a self-reflection piece at the end of the academic year.
For further information on the program, please view the Information Guide.