Class Representative Recruitment

We are not currently recruiting Class Representatives. Please check this page later for any updates!

This is a volunteer leadership position.

This program is designed to strengthen the ties between students and course directors/instructors, to help students get more engaged and to help students perform better in their courses.

If you are in a first or second year course within the Faculty of Science or Lassonde School of Engineering (except for Physics and Natural Sciences) please consider applying.

Have questions or want a copy of the above information in a different format? Email bccr@yorku.ca.

Application Process

We are not currently accepting applications

You will need to provide your Resume and a Personal Statement outlining why you want to be a Class Representative. Save both documents into one PDF file.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Meet with the course director/instructor on a need-to basis to discuss feedback received from classmates.
  • Organize study groups; coordinate timings with Peer Tutors and book study rooms as necessary
  • Keep accurate records of study group attendance and other interactions; write a reflective summary of duties performed at the end of the semester.
  • Make class announcements regarding any events/workshops/seminars organized by Bethune College.
  • Attend biweekly meetings with fellow CRs and the CR Program Coordinator.
  • Assist with the recruitment of new Peer Leaders (New CRs especially)
  • NOTE: If CRs miss two meetings, they will have to attend a Time Management Workshop. If CRs miss three meetings, they will forfeit their roles

Mandatory Orientation and Training

  • Attend Basic Peer Leadership (BPL) Training (either Saturday, September 21st 9:00-2:00, OR Saturday, September 28th 9:00-2:00)
  • Attend Class Representative (CR) training (typically scheduled before/after BPL training - multiple times will be offered).
  • Complete all mandated health and safety, and workplace training.
  • Attend the annual SOS Retreat.

Failure to attend any mandatory training may make you ineligible for the position. You will be given an opportunity to explain why you cannot during the application process but accommodations are not guaranteed.