Program Overview

In partnership with the Umoja Black Community Engagement Program, the African, Caribbean, Black (ACB) Peer Mentorship program provides individual peer support for ACB students in the Carleton community by pairing them with an upper-year mentor.

Peer Mentors are also members of the ACB community and can use their past experiences to help guide and support students in the program.

The program provides students with an opportunity to develop skills that will enable them to thrive socially, personally and academically.

How does it work?

Students will be matched with a peer mentor who they will meet regularly throughout the academic year. Students can connect with their mentors about a variety of subjects such as positive mental health, community belonging and opportunities for engagement. ACB mentors participate in extensive training which covers subjects such as peer support, suicide awareness and more.

Apply to Become a Mentor

Applications for ACB Mentors are now open. The deadline to apply is August 10th at 11:59 pm EST.

For more information and how to apply, please see the job description.