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IATSU's Design for Donations

Volunteering

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 59 reads | 0 comments
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Be A Leader in Your Club!

professional development

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 140 reads | 0 comments
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How to Apply the Skills from our Volunteer Experiences to Future Careers

Kim Huynh

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

Professional Associations and Clubs

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

Series

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 311 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 320 reads | 0 comments
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Caring for the Elderly with Three Links Care Society

Loren Catotal

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 513 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer with SFU Public Square's 2014 Community Summit!

SFU Public Square

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 369 reads | 0 comments
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Employability Skills You Can Gain Through Volunteering

Volunteering

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

Communication, Art and Technology

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

Volunteering

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

Volunteering

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 458 reads | 0 comments
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Taking On More Challenging Volunteer Roles

Volunteering

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 495 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 705 reads | 0 comments
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Strategic Volunteering: Lessons From a Mature Student

Communique

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 1485 reads | 0 comments
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