First Peoples Peer Support Program

Our Peer Navigators work in collaboration with full-time staff to assess student needs, provide advocacy, and support students.

First Peoples Multicultural, Trans & Queer Support Services is now hiring for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Peer Navigators are trained to provide personal and cultural support. We hold space and time for you to share what you need, including:

  • Navigating coming out
  • Managing educational microaggressions
  • Finding media and resources to celebrate your identities
  • Becoming a better advocate for yourself
  • Addressing citizenship concerns
  • Getting support and advocacy to meet your needs
  • Celebrating victories and honors others might not understand
  • Finding culturally-competent medical and mental health providers
  • Honoring non-dominant holidays and traditions in community

Job Descriptions 

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The Peer Navigator (PN) position is a 10 – 15 hour per week wage position, including some weekend and evening hours. PNs foster a campus environment where students of color and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual (LGBTQQIA+) students are affirmed and celebrated at Evergreen State College. PNs provide visitors a welcoming and inviting atmosphere and build community at the Student Equity & Arts Lounge (SEAL), the Social Justice Center (opening Fall 2020), and Virtual Spa

 

You Can Apply By:

If you need any assistance or have questions please email firstpeoples@evergreen.edu, or stop by the First Peoples Office on the second floor of the CAB.