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Student Mentor - Mawi'omi Centre - Student Affairs

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 28, 2018
Date of Posting: 
September 19, 2018
Mawi'omi Centre - Student Affairs
Student Mentor
Hours of Work: 

8 - 10 hours per week

$12.01 per hour (vacation pay included)

September 2018 – April 30, 2019

The Mawi’omi Aboriginal Student Centre is seeking applicants for the role of Student Mentor. The Mawi’omi Aboriginal Student Centre offers services and supports to First Nations, Metis, and Inuit students attending UPEI as well as cultural information and resources to the whole University community.


The successful candidate will work with the Mawi’omi Coordinator

Duties include:
• Assist in planning the annual Mawi’omi on Campus
• Provide assistance to the Elder(s) in Residence as needed
• Social event planning
• Peer Mentorship
• Presentations/outreach into the secondary school system and local communities
• Report writing


• Self-motivated student, with the ability to work with minimal supervision
• Excellent organization, time management and communication skills
• Computer skills
• Previous experience working with students and youth considered an asset

Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and the Procedures manual.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (www.upei.ca/hr). Applications will not be accepted via email.

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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