Health & Human Services

Senior Student Team Lead and Research Assistant - Centre for Community Outreach


This student position develops and delivers workshops for peers.  The student will attend peer-led programs and events to model effective CYC practice.  They will develop Program calendars, assist with budget review and coordination of the Outreach Centre Community Forum.

Peer Support

  • Develop and deliver workshops for peers in the Centre for Community Outreach and Care on topics such as Giving and Receiving Feedback, Communication Skills
  • Apply theory to Child and Youth Care practice and other workshop topics as needs emerge
  • Attend peer-led programs and events to model effective CYC practice
  • Provide support and feedback to peers in the Outreach Centre (OC)
  • Administrative Support
  • Manage equipment and supply bookings
  • Develop OC Program Calendars for each term for all Outreach Centre Programs
  • Assist with OC budget by collecting and reviewing expense submissions prior to submitting to Outreach Centre Coordinator
  • Assisting with coordination of the annual Outreach Centre Community Forum
  • Research Support
  • Assist in scheduling interviews for the CYC 323 research project (formal evaluations of OC program outcomes)
  • Assist in the creation of Ethics Review Documents for HHS ethics review and SD 68 Ethics Review
  • Provide administrative assistance in support of the 6 separate research projects planned for the Spring term
  • Other duties as required

Graduate Attributes 

Students in this position will gain skills in, Capacity to Engage in Respectful Relationships, Creative Thinking, Integrative Learning, Oral Communication, Safe and Ethical Practices.  

Sign-Up Directions

This is a Work-Op position.  More details can be found when available on CareerVIU Work-Integrated Learning.