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IATSU's Design for Donations

Design for Donations

Nicola shares her insights from volunteering with Design for Donations by the Interactive Arts and Technology Student Union of SFU. Gain design experience on the types of projects you're interested in, while raising money for the charity of your choice!

By: Nicola Sznajder 82 reads | 0 comments
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Be A Leader in Your Club!

Professional Associations and Clubs

Already involved in a club? Why not take it a step further and become a club executive! Loren goes through 4 reasons to consider taking on a leadership role in a student club or association.

By: Loren Catotal 149 reads | 0 comments
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How to Apply the Skills from our Volunteer Experiences to Future Careers

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As a follow up to Kim's article, "Employability Skills You Can Gain Through Volunteering," read how those three key employability skills could be applied to a future career! Let us know: How would these skills apply to your own dream job?

By: Kim Huynh 173 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: Love Your Neighbour

SFU Club of the Week

This week's SFU Club of the Week is the SFU Chapter of Love Your Neighbour. Here's a spotlight on this club that has expanded to offer local and international opportunities for students.

By: Emily Co 494 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: A Letter to A Reader

Volunteering

Why do you volunteer? There are many reasons why people volunteer for both professional and personal reasons. This is a personal article on why I volunteer at specific organizations. 

By: Stephen Kaita 321 reads | 0 comments
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What Volunteering Can Do For You That Classrooms Can't

Volunteering

Academics are certainly important, but volunteering can certainly help you in other aspects of your life, both personally and professionally. Nicola explains some key benefits to gain from volunteering.

By: Nicola Sznajder 330 reads | 0 comments
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Caring for the Elderly with Three Links Care Society

Opportunities

Do you enjoy hanging out with your grandparents and listening to their stories from “back in the day”?  Then consider volunteering at Three Links Care Centre!

By: Loren Catotal 519 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer with SFU Public Square's 2014 Community Summit!

Professional Associations and Clubs

SFU Public Square is recruiting for a variety of volunteer roles for their upcoming 2014 Community Summit taking place October 19th-24th, and titled "Innovation, The Shock of the Possible." Read about what it will be like to be a part of this exciting event!

By: Jordana Fridman 375 reads | 0 comments
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Employability Skills You Can Gain Through Volunteering

Professional Skills

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 837 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: The Social Media Network (SFUSMN)

SMN

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 781 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience Volunteering as an In School Mentor with Big Brothers and Big Sisters

Big Sisters

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 557 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: 4 Reasons to Become a Coach

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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 463 reads | 0 comments
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Taking On More Challenging Volunteer Roles

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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 498 reads | 0 comments
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How to Work, Study, and Volunteer at the Same Time

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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 711 reads | 0 comments
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Strategic Volunteering: Lessons From a Mature Student

SFU Public Square

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 1499 reads | 0 comments
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