Peer Leader

Cornerstone

A Peer Leader is student of exceptional Christian character and academic strength with a minimum of one academic year remaining to degree completion at ACU. The main charge of a Peer Leader is to minister and aid in our newest students’ transition process. 

A Peer Leader is student of exceptional Christian character and academic strength with a minimum of one academic year remaining to degree completion at ACU. The main charge of a Peer Leader is to minister and aid in our newest students’ transition process. 

Main Content

Peer Leader Application Is Now Open

Characteristics of a Peer Leader

  • Positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated faith
  • Integrity
  • Positive communication skills
  • Responsible
  • Self-confident
  • Belief in the mission of ACU
  • Demonstrated involvement at ACU
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to facilitate a small group
  • Role model
  • Takes initiative

 

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Applicant Expectations

  • Complete the application and selection interview process.
  • Complete the Peer Leader training sessions in the Spring 2022 semester.
  • Return to campus before students arrive for the fall semester.
  • Attend all training sessions throughout Wildcat Week.
  • Assist with New Student Move-in.
  • Serve as a leader of a Mentor Group during Wildcat Week.
  • Attend all Cornerstone class meetings and activities.
    • Promote and maintain morale in the Cornerstone class.
    • Encourage class attendance and active participation.
    • Teach and lead class discussions.
    • Assist the instructor with routine duties and assignments.
  • Attend Peer Leader meetings during the fall and spring semesters.
  • Plan and facilitate an activity each month.
  • Regularly meet with the instructor for class planning.
  • Assist first-year students by serving in this peer mentoring role.
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Growth Opportunities

Beyond service learning, your training and experience through the various mentoring opportunities enable you to connect with students on a deeper level. Take the opportunity to pay-it-forward to the next wave of underclassmen and establish a solid networking environment with like-minded faculty and staff. There is a stipend available upon the performance of the expectations highlighted for Peer Leaders.

Inspire Others

More Information

If you have any questions about the Peer Leader application process, please contact us.