Employee Parking Information

A reminder that several payment options are available for employee parking. Register and pay for their annual parking permit through the convenience of payroll deduction. Most employees using this service have already registered. Find out if you’re registered for payroll deductions by checking your most recent paystub (under ‘Deductions after Federal Tax’) through myUFV. Register for a … Read more

Not Myself Today – Mental Health Training for Supervisors and Managers

To support our institution in its commitment to provide resources to improve and maintain good mental health, a second workshop series of Not Myself Today®, an initiative of the Canadian Mental Health Association, starts in September, 2022. This program will be delivered in five workshops over the coming weeks and months, and we encourage you … Read more

Fall 2022 Learning & Development Series

Welcome back to campus everyone — we’ve missed you! We are pleased to offer you some great learning and development opportunities this fall semester. Building & Sustaining Workplace Mental Health and Performance Beyond the Great Re-Set Join Lori Schmidt, Debbie Pearmain, Victoria Grainger and Tyler Hoffman as they share workplace mental health predictions and practical … Read more

Service Improvement Training Fund Available for Staff Employees

Calling all staff teams interested in additional training and development to enhance the UFV student experience!  Did you know that UFV has a Service Improvement Training Fund (SIT Fund), distinct from individual PD funds, available for staff employees for specific types of training and development activities? The SIT Fund provides funding for groups of staff … Read more

Encouraging Health Behaviour Change, Creating Health Habits Series post #2 — TAKE THIS SURVEY

Submitted by guest blogger Amber Johnston, School of Kinesiology WE STILL NEED YOUR VALUABLE INPUT!! Thank you in advance for taking the time to participate in this survey which will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. A health and wellness behaviours survey went out late spring and we are looking to have more faculty and … Read more

Join Marlene Affleck on the Ride to Hope – The Canadian Camino

Between August 5-15 Marlene Affleck and her friend will ride their bikes 700 km through PEI supporting two charities very near and dear to them. When the pandemic forced her to postpone her dream of riding the Camino in Spain, she found a substitute – the Canadian Camino. And even better, they are turning this … Read more

Moves & Changes in June, 2022

Welcome to the new employees who joined us in June.  And congratulations  to the temporary employees that have become permanent, and those that have moved into new positions. NEW EMPLOYEES TO UFV Welcome to Jason Dallavalle, Manager, Environmental Health & Safety   Jason joins UFV with almost 15 years of health and safety experience spanning a … Read more

Welcome to Kevin Jeske, Director, Advisory Services & Labour Relations

Human Resources is excited to introduce to you its newest member, Kevin Jeske, Director, Advisory Services & Labour Relations. As a long-term resident of the Fraser Valley, Kevin attended UFV as a student for two years before completing his Bachelor of Arts degree at Simon Fraser University with a double major in Economics and Political … Read more

Maintaining Your Health During a Heat Wave

I’ve encouraged you all to “don’t hide – get outside” but I wasn’t anticipating such a spike in temperature like we’ve experienced the past few days! Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for most of British Columbia with temperatures expected to reach higher-than-normal, which started on Friday, June 24 and is expected to last … Read more