Winthrop Think College Peer Mentors and Student Volunteers work under the guidance of the Project Coordinator and high school teacher to provide support in classroom and employment settings. They share their knowledge and interpersonal skills to enhance the WTC students’ social and academic experience at Winthrop. Peer Mentors and Student Volunteers promote self-advocacy and self-determination. They are empathetic, reliable, and enthusiastic partners in the education of the WTC students. Both promote independence in their WTC student.
A Peer Mentor is an enrolled Winthrop
student who consistently provides academic
and social support
to a WTC student. It is a paid position.