Class Representative Recruitment

We are not currently recruiting Class Representatives.

Please check back at this site in early September for recruitment for Fall 2020.

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

Please check back at this site in early September for recruitment for Fall 2020.

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)

Mandatory Orientation and Training

  • Attend Basic Peer Leadership (BPL) Training
  • Attend Class Representative (CR) training
  • Complete all mandated health and safety, and workplace training.

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.