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Become an SLG Leader

What is an SLG Leader?

Become a Supported Learning Group (SLG) Leader to support your peers in better understanding challenging course content, gaining effective study skills and maximizing their potential for academic success. SLG Leaders are upper-semester students who attend lectures, and then plan and facilitate regularly scheduled study sessions to help better students understand course content.

Benefits

  • Build your resumé and gain work experience
  • Improve communication skills
  • Network with your faculty
  • Develop leadership and teamwork skills
  • Enhance your own knowledge of subject matter
  • Earn extra money to pay for school ($14.00/hr)

Responsibilities

  • Attend all class meetings of the selected course, take accurate notes and understand all assignments and projects
  • Plan and facilitate 90-minute small group study sessions throughout the semester
  • Provide additional SLG sessions as necessary (e.g. prior to quizzes and exams)
  • Meet with professors periodically
  • Report immediately to the Group Learning Co-ordinator or Learning Centre Support Officer when a critical issue arises
  • Attend and participate in SLG Leader meetings as scheduled
  • Familiarize yourself with campus resources available to students
  • Submit SLG attendance report bi-weekly to the Group Learning Co-ordinator in the Learning Centre
  • Help out with tutoring or administrative duties for the Learning Centre

Qualifications

  • Effective communication skills
  • GPA of 3.8 or higher in the targeted course(s)
  • Prior enrollment in the applicable SLG-supported course
  • Faculty recommendation (content competency) is required
  • Ability and desire to work with students with diverse backgrounds
  • Commitment to work the time promised

How to Apply

  • This is a Seneca co-op opportunity and job openings are posted through Seneca Works. Contact your WIL Co-ordinator assigned to your program for more information.