Make Your Mark: Become a Community Mentor


Do you enjoy working with students? Have you lived in a residence hall before? Are you a full-time graduate or undergraduate student at the University of Houston?  

If you answered yes to all the above, then you should apply to be a Community Mentor! 

What’s a Community Mentor? 

A Community Mentor’s primary job is to provide advocacy, intervention, mentorship, and support to residential students who need assistance in achieving student success through one-on-one meetings. Community Mentors also advise the residence’s Hall Council.  

 To qualify for this position, you must: 

  • Be enrolled in full-time coursework at the University of Houston. 
  • Undergraduate students may be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours and a maximum of 18 hours. 
  • Graduate students may be enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours and a maximum of 12 hours. 
  • Have a cumulative and semester grade point average of 3.0 or higher. 

Candidates should also be able to demonstrate exceptional administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills. As well as, establish cultural competence in working with a diverse student population.  

Applications will be available February 8 – February 22 on Cougar Pathway.  Simply search for the “Community Mentor Position” after logging in.   

If you have questions, please contact Kandace Kendall at KKendall@central.uh.edu.