Facilities & Ancillary Services

Intercultural Programs Assistant - Student Residence

Description

The Intercultural Programs Assistant enhanced 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 Program Leader, 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, providing an educational program or service, host the International Student Mixer during the ResTide Storm the Shore Residences Orientation Program, collaborate with campus partners such as International Education, encourage resident participation in events such as Cultural Couch, World VIU Days, and Global Citizens Week, and provide International Education with recommendations of students who could lead Cultural Couch events.

Program Leaders (PLs) are an integral part of Residence Life. The Program Leaders enhance the residents’ experience by hosting events and delivering services that build residents’ engagement with their peers, develop resiliency, and enrich their co-curricular experience.

By fostering community spirit through the organization of social and educational events, PLs are highly visible and engaging members of the residence community.

Graduate Attributes Associated

Students in this position will gain skills in capacity to engage in respectful relationships, collaboration, oral communication, and intercultural perspective.

Sign Up Directions

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