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Become a Residence Life Mentor for 2020-21

If you're looking to join Residence Life and make a difference in your student community then keep reading...

Become a Residence Life Mentor for 2020-21!

 Are you a full-time student at the University of Sheffield and would you like to:

  1. Make a difference?
  2. Give something back to the student community?
  3. Share your knowledge and experience with other students?
  4. Inspire others?
  5. Encourage a community spirit within the Residences?
  6. Be a part of the student communities in the Residences and meet new people from diverse backgrounds?
  7. Develop new skills to add to your CV?
  8. Work towards an impressive HEAR?
  9. Gain valuable experience and increase your employability?

 If you answered YES then apply to become one of our fabulous Residence Life Mentors!

Job specification

 Applicants will have a good knowledge and experience of the University and of the Residences, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and above all be confident team players.  Previous experience of providing support or living in University accommodation is essential.  Applicants must be a fully registered student for the whole period of the Fixed Term Contract, and aged 18 years or over. 

We encourage applications from BAME students, Postgraduate students and students living in Families accommodation.


The basic rate of pay for the academic year 2019-20 is £9.00 per hour. 

Please note pay rates are reviewed on an annual basis.


Mentors will be required to work 12-15 hours per week on a rota basis, mostly during evenings and weekends.

How to apply

Application Form -

Additional Information

Job Description - see link below.

Applications will close in February 2020.

Residence_Life_Mentor_Job_Description_2020-21_1.pdf (268KB)

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