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Employability Skills You Can Gain Through Volunteering

Career

How does volunteering help your employability? Kim goes through a few of the top skills that you can gain from volunteering that will also help you as a working employee.

By: Kim Huynh 76 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: The Social Media Network (SFUSMN)

SFU Club of the Week

This week, Emily features The Social Media Network as the SFU Club of the Week. Read about how their activities aim to increase students' professional social media prowess!

By: Emily Co 253 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience Volunteering as an In School Mentor with Big Brothers and Big Sisters

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley

Anju recounts her experience as an In School Mentor with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley, and what she learned about herself and others.

By: Anju Chhokar 287 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: 4 Reasons to Become a Coach

Mentorship

Coaches. We have had them since we were five-years-old in sports, academics, or life. Throughout the years, we learn from other people, and this has had an influence on who we become. This is an article on reasons to become a coach. 

By: Stephen Kaita 282 reads | 0 comments
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Taking On More Challenging Volunteer Roles

challenge

Challenging volunteer positions require more time and effort, but they can also be important stepping stones in your career path. Check out what Nicola says you need to be successful in a more difficult volunteer position.

By: Nicola Sznajder 385 reads | 0 comments
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How to Work, Study, and Volunteer at the Same Time

Volunteering

If you're finding the prospect of working and volunteering while being a student daunting, don't fear! Hear from two SFU students leading busy yet productive lives.

By: Loren Catotal 487 reads | 0 comments
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Strategic Volunteering: Lessons From a Mature Student

Professional Development

Averyl from SFU Public Square shares some insights from experiences volunteering, and has created this list of tips to help you get the most out of your volunteer positions!

By: Averyl Bancroft 706 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer Abroad with AIESEC

Professional Associations and Clubs

In her latest article, Kim gives an introduction to the international organization AIESEC. If you want to volunteer in places around the globe, read on to learn about getting involved with the AIESEC's SFU chapter!

By: Kim Huynh 487 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: UNICEF SFU

ENGAGE

In this week's Club of the Week, Emily takes a look at UNICEF SFU, and interviews their current President, Katie Mai. Read more to learn about UNICEF's activities on campus!

By: Emily Co 676 reads | 0 comments
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SFU's First-Year-Experience Program: Something All First Years Should Join!

Anju Chhokar

Are you starting at SFU this fall? Know someone who is? Consider the many First Year programs that SFU has to offer!

By: Anju Chhokar 275 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: Can I Have Your Number (For a Reference)?

Stephen Kaita

Will your next volunteer organizer remember you? Our human nature is we lose some memories. But there are strategies to keep your references strong. This is an article on the importance of gathering references.

By: Stephen Kaita 529 reads | 0 comments
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Keeping Track of your Volunteerism

Nicola Sznajder

Are you making sure to keep a record of your Volunteer involvement? It is more important that you think!

By: Nicola Sznajder 498 reads | 0 comments
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Is Volunteering Good For Your Health?

Health

We all know that volunteering has many great effects for the volunteer and their community, but can it also help you stay healthy? A recent study suggests it can!

By: Loren Catotal 319 reads | 0 comments
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Websites to Help You Find Volunteer Opportunities

Kim Huynh

Ever feel confused about how to find a Volunteer Opportunity online? Let Kim help!

By: Kim Huynh 679 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: Student Marketing Association (SMA)

Professional Development

In the second part of her series, Emily highlights the Student Marketing Association and how they help students connect with the exciting field of Marketing!

By: Emily Co 879 reads | 0 comments
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