The Peer Helper Program at the University of Calgary are non-paid positions that immerse students within departments and offices in roles that support campus programming. This collaboration between the Peer Helper Program and various university offices and departments provides students with the opportunity to be positioned within an office, participate in training specific to their role, as well as specialized and ongoing leadership training. It connects students with meaningful experiences within various departments at the university and provides intensive leadership training,Co-Curricular Record credit and amazing resume and portfolio boosting skills.
The Peer Helper Program Office (MSC 450) is an workspace that unites student leaders at the University of Calgary that are Peer Helpers within various departments and offices. It is an opportunity to grow, learn, develop and network together.
All students at the University of Calgary are eligible to be Peer Helpers. All Peer Helpers will have the opportunity to participate in training specific to their role, as well as specialized and ongoing leadership training. Peer Helpers are making a difference in students’ university experiences while developing their own skills and resumes.
Part of being a Peer Helper involves ongoing professional development, and in the 2013-2014 academic year there will be 2 in-service dates which all Peer Helpers will be required to attend; a Fall In-Service on Saturday, September 14, 2013 and the Leadership Exchange (Winter In-Service) on Saturday, February 8, 2014. Additional training or workshops may also be recommended throughout the year.
To Become a Peer Helper Simply Search Vacant Positions and Apply