The Peer Helper Program facilitates personal and professional growth for students.

How does the Peer Helper Program work?

The Peer Helper Program uses a model of peer-to-peer learning in which students learn from and with each other. Throughout the academic year, Peer Helpers complete five hours of work each week in an on-campus department. Upon successful completion of each term, Peer Helpers receive a $250 honorarium.

What are the benefits?

  • Peer Helpers develop soft skills such as time management, teamwork, organization, communication, public speaking, and more.
  • Peer Helpers become more aware of university services and more involved at Carleton University.
  • Peer Helpers gain networking contacts and references from supervisors.
  • Peer Helpers develop interpersonal, social, academic, and professional goals.
  • The Peer Helper Program introduces like-minded students to one another.
  • Peer Helpers receive a $250 honorarium each term upon successful completion of the program.
  • The Peer Helper Program is recognized by the Co-Curricular Record.

Do you want to be a Peer Helper?

Students can become a Peer Helper by following the online application process. The online application process will open on February 13, 2017, and the deadline to apply is March 10, 2017.

Please note the application process is now closed, for more information please visit contact