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Look Successful, Be Successful, with Dress for Success

Volunteering

Fashion and female empowerment - all in one place!

By: Katie Hoang 229 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteering Wisely

Volunteering

Your time is very valuable and while volunteering can be an amazing experience and very beneficial for your career, it is important to look for and choose the best volunteer position for you.

By: Nicola Sznajder 279 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteer Experience Can Help Land You a Co-op Placement

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Have you ever wondered if volunteer experience can be a more valuable experience in a hiring manager’s mind? Have you ever wondered about hidden benefits that go with volunteerism? If yes, this article is for you. Find out what makes volunteering distinct on your resume, and how it can help you land a co-op!

By: Kate Smirnova 499 reads | 0 comments
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Pro Bono vs. Speculation Work

Freelancing

As a freelancer interested in certain aspects of volunteering, Nicola distinguishes between what it means when an opportunity is stated as Pro Bono or Speculation work?

By: Nicola Sznajder 189 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer for the Vancouver Rape Relief Society and Women’s Shelter

Company/Organization Spotlight

Be an advocate for gender equality, and volunteer with the Vancouver Rape Relief Society and Women's Shelter. They are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing support to women who may be experiencing sexual or physical abuse. Click through to read more!

By: Loren Catotal 414 reads | 0 comments
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Wanted: Individuals Desiring An Adventure

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Looking to travel to a foreign country? Try something new? Meet some new people? You and AID could be a perfect match!

By: Esther Wei 502 reads | 0 comments
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The Perfect Volunteer Opportunities by Season

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Kim gives us a quick list of various different seasonal volunteering opportunities! Are there any others that you can think of?

By: Kim Huynh 562 reads | 0 comments
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IATSU's Design for Donations

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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 458 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 455 reads | 0 comments
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How to Apply the Skills from our Volunteer Experiences to Future Careers

Interpersonal Skills

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

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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 838 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 634 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 563 reads | 0 comments
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Caring for the Elderly with Three Links Care Society

East Vancouver

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

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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 723 reads | 0 comments
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