Thompson Rivers University
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Student Leadership

TRU Peer Mentors Workshop Series

The TRU Peer Mentors demonstrate initiative, innovation, and creativity on a daily basis on our campus. Peer Mentor Programs include Social Media Ambassadors, Indigenous Peer Mentors, Writing Centre Tutors and many more!

Click here to get involved in a Peer Mentor Program

TRU Peer Mentors or students interested in getting involved in leadership opportunities, developing skills, or professional development are welcome to attend the following workshops:

WorkshopDescriptionDateTime
Focus Group
(Peer Mentor Specific)
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Focus group led by Ashley Berard, Learning Strategist, Mentorship to get feedback on mentorship programs on campus (Peer mentors only need to attend one of these). January 14, TRUSU Boardroom 4:30-5:30pm
Peer Mentor Mingle - Get to know each other 
(Peer Mentor Specific) 
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Event for peer mentors to attend to meet one another in a fun, interactive session to learn about what the different peer mentor groups do. January 16, TRUSU Lecture Hall 4:30-6:00pm
Focus Group
(Peer Mentor Specific)
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Focus group led by Ashley Berard, Learning Strategist, Mentorship to get feedback on mentorship programs on campus (Peer mentors only need to attend one of these). January 24, TRUSU Boardroom 4:30-5:30pm
SafeTALK Workshop
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safeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. Peer mentors can benefit from this free training to develop valuable skills and mental health awareness. January 30, The Multimedia Room, 1st Floor of TRU Residence 11:30am-3:00pm
Co-Creating an Inclusive Community 
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Skylar Sitka-Sage will run discussion on inclusivity and anti-oppression for mentoring on campus.  February 13, TRUSU Boardroom 4:30-5:30pm
TBA  TBA  February 20 TBA
Tabling and Facilitation Skills 
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Training for tabling and facilitation skills to aid before Peer Mentor Extravaganza.  February 27, TRUSU Boardroom 11:30am-12:30pm
Articulating your Learning 
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Sarah Ladd will work with Peer Mentors in this session to learn how to translate their skills to resume and career searching.   March 21, TRUSU Boardroom 4:30-5:30pm
Peer Mentor Appreciation Event  TBA  February 20 TBA

Other Opportunities to Get Involved:

Resume and Employability Workshop

January 17th

4:00-6:00pm

Multimedia Room, TRU Residence

No registration necessary.

 

Interview Skills Workshop

January 24th

4:00-6:00pm

Multimedia room, TRU Residence

No registration necessary.

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