Here in UNBC Housing, we are committed to fostering student leaders and creating a strong sense of community within our Residences. Our Residence Assistants are student-staff who are passionate about supporting our residents, building meaningful relationships, event planning, and helping students create a “home away from home”. Take a look below at all the different Residence Assistant positions available and what they entail.
Our Residence Life Team
Residence Assistants (RAs) are student-staff who live in Residence, and are passionate about community building. They plan events, ensure building safety, complete "on-call" shifts, make referrals, and above all, support our Residents. Residence Assistants receive two weeks of of training at the end of August to ensure that have adequate skills to support our students throughout the academic year.
Senior Residence Assistant (SRA)
Senior Residence Assistants are senior student staff who work with the Residence Life Coordinators (RLC) to best support and mentor the Resident Assistants, as well as their own residents. SRAs are responsible for leading bi-weekly senior team meetings, aiding the Residence Life Team with initiatives, and completing "on-call shifts".
Residence Assistant - Aboriginal Focus
community of students.
Residence Assistant - International Focus
International Focus Residence Assistants are student-staff who support our International residents. They help International students transition to a new culture, build meaningful relationships, as well as plan events and activities. While our International Focus RAs do not have a floor community of their own, they strive to connect with the residents in their respective building.