Facilities & Ancillary Services

Health and Wellness Programs Assistant - Student Residence


The Program Leader enhances the residents' experience by hosting events and delivering services that build residents' engagement with their peers, develop resiliency, and enrich their co-curricular experience.

Position Overview

As the Health and Wellness Programs Assistant, this work-op student is expected to plan and execute a CommuniTree Connections event (Thursdays at 7 PM) at least once per month, plan and execute a minimum of one additional activity each month, provide an educational program or service, and plan and execute a Residence Life activity during THRIVE Week in October. They will also collaborate with campus partners to promote options for healthy living, such as the culinary department, VIU Student Union (VIUSU), Campus Recreation, Student Affairs, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (BSN) students, and the Psychology Club

Graduate Attributes Associated

Students in this position will gain skills in oral communication, information literacies, creative thinking, active learning, collaboration, and safe and ethical practices.

Sign Up Directions

For more information, please contact Mike Bauche, Assistant Manager, Residence Life at Michael.Bauche@viu.ca