Housing and Community Life

Paraprofessional Positions

The Community Mentor is a paraprofessional staff member for the Office of Residence Life. This role affords the unique opportunity to participate in the development of Willamette University students participating in the residential experience. Through an understanding of campus resources and a commitment to division and departmental missions, the CM's primary responsibility is to build an inclusive, safe, and healthy learning community that's conducive to Willamette University's mission, motto, and core themes. This role works closely with peer CMs, Area Coordinators, Residence Life professional staff, and a plethora of campus constituents to pursue program excellence that encourages citizenship as well as intellectual, emotional, and intercultural development of students across the WU community. The CM position is one that requires dedication, flexibility, accountability, responsibility, commitment, and enthusiasm as staff members are required to adapt and respond to changing needs and situations.

The Residence Life Intern position affords a unique opportunity for paraprofessional staff to help achieve the goals of the Office of Residence Life. This leadership position offers the experience of working to strengthen relationships between residents, CMs, Area Coordinators, and the ORL professional staff. Finally, the Intern works as a vital part of the departmental staff, working on projects necessary to help the ORL reach its goals.

More Information:

Residence Life
Richard Peralta, Associate Director
ext. 6725