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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 92 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: Love Your Neighbour

Arts and Social Sciences

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 357 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: A Letter to A Reader

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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 222 reads | 0 comments
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What Volunteering Can Do For You That Classrooms Can't

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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 186 reads | 0 comments
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Caring for the Elderly with Three Links Care Society

Three Links Care Society

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 352 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 312 reads | 0 comments
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Employability Skills You Can Gain Through Volunteering

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

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

Mentoring

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 469 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 376 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 467 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 559 reads | 0 comments
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Strategic Volunteering: Lessons From a Mature Student

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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 1339 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer Abroad with AIESEC

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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 632 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: UNICEF SFU

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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 797 reads | 0 comments
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