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Become a PASS Leader

Share your skills and knowledge with fellow students and help them succeed academically. As part of this exciting Vanier College team, PASS Leaders conduct weekly group learning sessions for difficult Economics courses, specifically ECON 1000, 1010, 1530, 1540, 2300, 2350 and 2500. You'll help students collaborate, develop learning strategies and prepare for exams. PASS stands for Peer-Assisted Study Sessions, and you'll be familiar with the course because you'll have already completed it and earned an A or A+.

PASS Leader is a paid position, and requires a minimum commitment of five hours per week during Fall and Winter terms.

Benefits

Work alongside professional staff across York and students from diverse backgrounds.

Serve as a role model for other York students and establish lasting relationships.

Establish effective time and workflow management skills that will serve you well in your future career.

Develop interpersonal skills that can't be taught in a classroom.

Improve your networking, leadership, group facilitation and communication skills.

Frequently Asked Questions

You must have achieved an A or A+ in the course for which you facilitate the PASS session, have superior written and oral communication skills and attention to detail. PASS Leaders must be eligible for work-study and meet the requirements for ongoing enrolment at York.

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Absolutely. Before the term starts, you will receive mandatory training in facilitating group-study sessions and administrative procedures.

Yes. You'll find more details in the job posting.

You'll be required to give a minimum commitment of five hours per week during each term.