Office of Co-Curricular Engagement and Learning

Co-Chair - Fun@VIU


Led event planning and execution as Co-Chair for Fun@VIU, enhancing student life for 500+ peers, honing leadership, strategic, and organizational skills.


As the Co-Chair for Fun@VIU, the individual is responsible for leading the planning, coordination, and execution of events aimed at enriching the student experience. This role requires strong leadership abilities as the Co-Chair works closely with a team to develop strategic plans for events that cater to a diverse student body. The position demands excellent organizational skills to ensure that each event is executed smoothly and successfully. The Co-Chair is expected to collaborate with other student leaders, faculty, and possibly external vendors, demonstrating effective communication and negotiation skills. Additionally, the role involves budget management, marketing of events, and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances. The Co-Chair is also responsible for fostering an inclusive and fun environment that encourages student participation and engagement. Overall, the position is a blend of creativity, management, and interpersonal skills, with the goal of making student life at VIU vibrant and enjoyable.


  • Proven experience in event planning and execution,
  • Strong leadership skills,
  • Strategic thinking capabilities,
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills,
  • Ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff,
  • Proficiency in event management software,
  • Knowledge of budgeting and financial management for events,
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal,
  • Experience in marketing and promotion of events,
  • Understanding of risk management and compliance in event planning,
  • Ability to engage and motivate a team of volunteers,
  • Familiarity with VIU Graduate Attributes and how to incorporate them into events,
  • Creative thinking for developing innovative engagement initiatives,
  • Capacity to handle multiple projects simultaneously,
  • Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.

Graduate Attributes Associated

  • Collaboration
  • Creative Thinking
  • Capacity to Engage in Respectful Relationships
  • Oral Communication
  • Safe and Ethical Practices
  • Critical Thinking

Sign Up Directions

Contact Telanie Moolman, Office of Co-Curricular Engagement & Learning at for more information.