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

Applications for Fall 2019 are now open!

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

Can't decide which team(s) to apply for? Come talk to us at our information table in the UC Courtyard on January 30th, February 6th, February 12th or February 13th and we'll help you pick the best team(s) for your goals and interests.

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 application deadline is Wednesday, February 13th, 2019.

Recruiting Teams

Career Services - Experiential Learning Hub

Career Services - Business Career Development Centre

Centre for International Programs

Cultural Diversity Engagement


International Development Studies (IDS) Ambassadors

Intercultural Engagement

Intramural Marketing and Outreach

Learning Services

LGBTQ2IA+ Engagement

Local Engagement

Multi-Faith Ambassadors

Off-Campus Living

Orientation Volunteer Liaisons

Supported Learning Groups

Undergraduate Academic Information Centre

Wellness Education Centre

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

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