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Peers

Peer Support

Peer Support provides free, confidential, one-on-one peer support for UBC students and staff facing a wide variety of challenges.

Summer 2020


AMS Peer Support is currently closed for the summer. Please refer to the following resources for support:

  • CRISIS CENTRE
    Confidential, non-judgmental, free emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair. Available 24/7 and in over 140 languages.
    Greater Vancouver: 604-872-3311
    BC-wide: 1-800-784-2433
  • Student Health Services
    UBC Hospital
    Room M334
    2211 Wesbrook Mall
    Vancouver, BC V6T 2A1

Joining the Peer Support team

We are now accepting applications for the Peer Support Team Leader positions for the 2020/21 school year. If you are interested in applying, please refer to the Peer Support Team Leader application guide at the following link:

https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_00aTSy5OfQcYTVr

The deadline for the Peer Support Team Leader applications is Thursday, July 6nd, 2020 at 11:59PM PST. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be sent an interview invitation

The peer support branch will be hiring general peer support volunteers starting mid-July. Additionally, the Outreach and Education branch of the service will be completing Team Leader and general volunteer hiring in the subsequent weeks (more info to follow).