University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Student Services 252

STUDENT PEER COUNSELING ASSISTANT

Provides advice and/or guidance for University community members. May be required to:

  • Provide information & resources in one or more of the following areas:
  1. Personal Development (e.g., decision-making, assertiveness training, stress management)
  2. Health (e.g., contraception, pregnancy, nutrition)
  3. Education (e.g., test preparation, time management, test anxiety, reading efficiency)
  4. Career (e.g., resume writing, interview techniques, aptitude and interest identification)
  5. Financial (e.g., identification of income sources/employment opportunities, budget management)
  • Act as liaison between clients and university, state, and federal departments and agencies
  • Attend training sessions and staff meetings
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as directed

Requirements:

  • Ability to operate a computer and phone
  • Computer literacy
  • Customer service and communication skills (verbal and written)