Chico Adelante Program

Peer-Plus Mentors

Adelante Peer-Plus Mentors are employed by the Adelante Program to support undergraduate students as they navigate their academic journey and prepare to envision their future as potential graduate students. 

POSITION: Adelante Peer-Plus Mentor 

SUPERVISOR: Adelante Student Success Coordinator, Joanna Herrera 

SCHEDULE: Part-time, 10 hours per week, August 2023 through May 2024.  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The Adelante Program’s mission is to support Latinx and low-income students at California State University, Chico on their undergraduate academic journeys and prepare them for graduate and other post-college opportunities. The Wayfinders Mentoring Program will support sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are interested in creating clear paths to graduation through receiving peer mentoring, guided career and graduate school exploration, support applying to research and educational opportunities, and access to resources.  

A Peer-Plus Mentor will

Be matched with a peer group of approximately 10 students based on major/minor or area of interest. 

Support Adelante menteesin UNIV 250: Beyond the bachelor's degree held Monday @ 4-5:50 pm in ARTS 111. You are not required to enroll in the course but will have TA access. 

Facilitate community building with Adelante mentees by hosting monthly meetings to increase connection and sense of belonging.  

Encourage all mentees to attend presentations, workshops, and speaker events hosted by Adelante and partner programs.  

Offer weekly mentoring by connecting with your mentees through email, phone calls, or text, and track all mentee contacts. Mentors will be required to host weekly office hours.

Attend Mandatory Adelante trainings: Adelante New Grad Staff Onboarding/Mentor Training  
           (Date/Time TBD in August 2023 via Zoom)  
           Collaborative Training with CSUC Partner Programs & Departments 
           (In-person August 14th & 15th, 2023)   
Attend Adelante’s Wayfinders Program Orientation & Welcome at the start of the Fall 2023 semester (Date/Time TBD). 

Participate in Adelante's Leaders Learning Community. This will be a one-hour weekly grad staff check-in with Adelante's Student Success Coordinator to receive on-going training, support, and resources for yourselves and your mentee peer group.  


Contact Us
For more information regarding the Wayfinders Mentoring Program, please contact Joanna Herrera, Student Success Coordinator at