Did you have a great first year at Lynchburg? Would you like to help others discover what makes Lynchburg so amazing? Do you enjoy mentoring others? If you answered yes to these questions, we have the job for you!
First-year Initiatives offers a variety of opportunities for current students to serve Lynchburg assisting their fellow students. Research shows that peer connections can be the most powerful influence in providing a successful transition to any institution. In addition, peer mentors provide the lived experiences and perspectives peers seek as they navigate Lynchburg.
As a member of our team, you’ll learn valuable leadership and communication skills, create lasting memories, and develop and grow in unexpected ways. Your opportunities are plentiful! Read more about available positions below.
Connections Program Coordinator: Oversees the Connections Program, which works with incoming freshmen students and their families each year. Applications go live in November.
Links Leader Coordinator: Oversees the Links Program, which works with incoming transfer, Access, and second-degree students and their families each year. Applications go live in January.
Connection Leader: Facilitates Connections Groups, which is a group of 14-16 incoming freshmen students. Applications go live in December.
Link Leader: Facilitates Link Groups, which is a group of 15-20 incoming transfer, Access, and/or second-degree students during their SOAR experience. Applications go live in January.
Link Mentor: Engages with individual transfer, Access, and/or second-degree students throughout the year in one-on-one connections to facilitate their transition to Lynchburg. Applications go live in January.
Orientation Leader: Facilitates Orientation Groups, which is a group of 14-16 incoming freshmen students attending SOAR. Applications go live in December.