Community Leadership at McMaster
Students complete at least 48 hours of volunteer work as mentors to other McMaster students in a variety of positions; for example, as language assistants and conversation partners in Level 1 language classes; as writing tutors, peer helpers, or note-takers for specific courses. Students receive training during the Teaching & Learning Forum in early September and position-specific training from position supervisors. Students work with the course supervisor to set learning objectives and document their progress via the Learning Portfolio. The course is graded on a Pass/Fail basis.
All students from all faculties who are in at least level II or higher are eligible to apply. The potential supervisor may be a faculty member from any faculty.
How to Apply
This course is student-initiated. That is, students are to seek out a potential supervisor and work with them on creating a proposal. Once the proposal is complete, it should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or submitted to CNH-107. The proposal should be submitted in plenty of time for registration for intended term.