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Peer Student Supporters Recruitment

You don't need to be an expert to be a friend. Join our friendly team and be a there for someone in need of a listening ear.

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Join us a a Peer Student Supporter

The Peer Student Supporters (PSS) Programme is a ground-up initiative by the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) – Student Support Services (S3). PSS will be equipped with the necessary basic helping skills to befriend and support their peers who are in need and guide them to the appropriate help and resources available.

Role of a PSS

  • Being a befriender and lending a listening ear at the Pit Stop@YIH
  • Planning, organizing and executing wellness / outreach events
  • Equipping peers with self-care knowledge and skills
  • Guiding peers to the appropriate help and resources available

Note: PSSs are not counsellors

Pre-requisites:

  • Application is open to both Undergraduate and Graduate students from NUS, with at least one or more year of studies in the following academic year
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview
  • Successful candidates are required to attend the compulsory trainings
  • Successful candidates must commit time to attend trainings and organizing of outreach activities and programme
  • All successful candidates are to adhere strictly to the NUS Code of Conduct
  • Most importantly, a heart to support the NUS community

Commitment:

  • Provide peer support at the Pit Stop : an average of 4 hours every week (during term times)
  • Connect, Engagement and Equipping : 1.5 hours every two weeks
  • Organise outreach activities and programmes

Training:

Relevant training will be provided.

Recruitment drive commences in Semester. Visit this page again in January 2020 or you may email us at OSAcares@nus.edu.sg to express your interest.

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Thon Hui Yi

As Peer Student Supporters, we listen. We are there to walk the journey with you. It is not about providing solutions or judging your feelings. Many a time the answer lies within you, and you just need someone to share it with.

- Thon Hui Yi

Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Peer Student Supporter