Become a Peer Helper

Becoming a Peer Helper will give you the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team committed to providing important programs and services to the university community. You will be joining the over 250 undergraduate and graduate students from a broad range of academic programs that are involved as Peer Helpers across the campus each semester.

Benefits to you

  • Placements designed to help you develop employment skills
  • Mentorship & goal-setting with professional staff
  • Skill development through experience and reflection
  • Deeper connection to the campus community
  • Meeting other students with similar interests
  • Official transcript notation (o.oo credit - Pass/Fail)
  • Small honorarium

Applications for Fall 2019

The majority of applications for Fall 2019 are now closed. However, there are a few teams still looking for more applicants and have extended their deadline to Wednesday, February 27th at 11:59 pm (midnight). Don't delay! Apply today!

Download the Peer Helper Application Information Package for Fall 2019 (PDF) to learn more about the available placements and minimum eligibility requirements.

Ready to apply? Log into GryphLife and then click on the link(s) below to apply to the team(s) you're interested in. The extended application deadline is Wednesday, February 27th, 2019.

Recruiting Teams

Civic Engagement (re-post)

Intramural Marketing and Outreach (re-post)

John F. Wood Centre for Business & Student Enterprise (new!)

Multi-Faith Ambassadors (re-post)

More Information

Any questions about the application process or the Peer Helper Program in general can be directed to Cheryl Doran, Coordinator, Experiential Learning Programs, Student Experience, at cdoran@uoguelph.ca.

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