Office of Co-Curricular Engagement and Learning

Committee Member - Fun@VIU


Participated in planning and execution of engaging events for VIU community, fostering cross-faculty connections and enhancing student life; honed teamwork, leadership, and event management skills.

Position Overview

As a Committee Member for Fun@VIU, the individual is responsible for overseeing the planning and execution of events aimed at engaging the Vancouver Island University community. This role involves creating and organizing activities that encourage interaction and camaraderie among students from different faculties, thereby enhancing the overall student life experience on campus. The position requires strong teamwork, as members must collaborate effectively with others on the committee. Leadership skills are also critical, as the role may involve guiding peers and making decisions that affect event outcomes. Additionally, the committee member will develop and refine event management skills through the hands-on experience of bringing events from the conceptual stage to fruition, ensuring they are enjoyable and well-received by the student body. The role is dynamic and demands creativity, organization, and a commitment to fostering a vibrant and inclusive campus atmosphere.

Position Requirements

  • Experience in event planning and execution,
  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills,
  • Proficiency in event management software,
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students,
  • Knowledge of VIU Graduate Attributes,
  • Understanding of experiential leadership development,
  • Creativity in designing engaging activities and events,
  • Time management and organizational skills,
  • Ability to foster a sense of community and cross-faculty connections,
  • Familiarity with budgeting for events,
  • Problem-solving skills and adaptability,
  • Experience with marketing and promotion of events,
  • Capacity to work with diverse groups and inclusivity,
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations for event planning.

Graduate Attributes Associated

  • Collaboration
  • Creative Thinking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Capacity to Engage in Respectful Relationships
  • Foundations for Lifelong Learning
  • Intercultural Perspective

Sign Up Directions

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