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Become a Peer Leader

Gain experience and develop your critical thinking and communication skills as a Peer Leader. Individuals in this position oversee and lead McLaughlin College volunteer Peer Mentors, ensuring the initiatives and programming is delivered effectively. You'll also provide support to plan, execute, market and evaluate our Peer Mentor program.


Develop interpersonal, communication, group facilitation and presentation skills.

Learn how to create and promote an inclusive and collaborative team dynamic.

Participate in Becoming YU, a program designed to promote academic and personal skills.

Enhance your academic success skills to complement your classroom learning.

Establish lasting relationships with fellow peers and student leaders across York.

Frequently Asked Questions

Current undergraduate students affiliated with McLaughlin College who are eligible for work-study may apply. See the complete requirements in the job posting.

Follow the instructions listed in the individual job posting.

Peer Mentor Leaders are paid an hourly rate. Further details are in the job posting.

Peer mentoring, tutoring or other peer support at the post-secondary level is preferred, as is having previously volunteered as a Peer Mentor.