Become A Peer Navigator


Becoming a Peer Navigator:

We are hiring for the 2024-2025 Academic Year!    

Apply between April 17th - May 24th, 2024. please fill out application form:



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Information Sessions

Join us for an information session to meet the team, chat with current Peer Navigators about what it means to be a Peer Navigator, and ask any questions you may have!

What does it take? 

Check out the job description and requirements below! 
Scroll to the bottom of the page to watch a recording of a Peer Navigator Info Session.

Everything You Need to Know

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Help 1st Year Students Succeed at SMC

  • Mentor 100 first-year SMC students throughout the Academic Year
  • Proactively outreach to students via phone & email to build peer connection and offer guidance
  • Collaborate with team in creating community for first-year students
  • Design and deliver monthly workshops, newsletters, and social events
  • Meet with your students (virtually) to motivate, share your story, & offer support
  • Refer students to campus resources
  • Participate in trainings, professional development & team meetings
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Peer Navigators Are:

  • Full-time SMC student (enrolled in 12+ units)
  • On track to complete 24 units at SMC by end of Spring
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA (cumulative)
  • In good Academic & Judicial standing
  • Available to work at least 10 hrs/week during the academic year
  • Enjoy helping others & meeting new people
  • Tech and social media savvy
  • Authorized to work in the U.S. & eligible to work on campus
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Peer Navigators Attributes

  • Culturally sensitive & able to promote diversity, equity, & student support
  • Enthusiastic, personal, and effective speaker
  • Comfortable helping and leading others
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Enjoy meeting new people
  • Work well in a team setting
  • Reliable, trustworthy & possess the ability to use good judgment

Important Details

This is a paid position for the whole academic year. Pay rate: $16.90/hour.

Accepting applications between April 17th through May 24th. 


Hear What Our Peer Navigators Have to Say

Watch a recording of one of our recent Peer Navigator Information Sessions!