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Richmond Food Bank Society

Volunteering

Read Jeff's exclusive interview with Margaret Hewlett from the Richmond Food Bank Society. Find out her input and why she thinks volunteering is a great start for you!

By: Jeff Anthony 4644 reads | 0 comments
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Engage Me SFU Blog- Student of the Week

ENGAGE

The Engagement Peers have started their new segment; Student of the Week! They will profile various engaged students at SFU to show how easy it is to get involved. This week, learn about Hafsa and how she is getting engaged!

By: Terry Qiu 5152 reads | 0 comments
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Gain a Great Experience and Great Skills. Become an Orientation Leader!

ENGAGE

Alex has the scoop on why you should become an orientation leader! Read on to find out how she gained transferable professional skills while having a blast.

By: Alexandra Lowe 6771 reads | 0 comments
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How to Promote Cross-Cultural Experiences in Your Resume

Opportunities

Rui dishes about how volunteering can beef up your resume and give you a cross cultural edge! Read on for great tips and resources. 

By: Rui Wang 29337 reads | 0 comments
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Networking: The “Secret” Way to Obtain a Position

Volunteering

Kerri shares the secret to finding hidden volunteer opportunities! She also gives tips on how to get over your fear of networking. Read more to find out!

By: Kerri Jesson 5496 reads | 0 comments
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Camp Goodtimes - Make summer memorable for children and families affected by cancer

Opportunities

Lauren give the scoop on Camp Goodtimes and why you should volunteer for this great cause! Act fast because volunteer applications are due soon!

By: Lauren Kresowaty 5316 reads | 0 comments
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Warming Up!

ENGAGE

Got questions about the Engagement Peers? Guest writer, Felice, has some answers for you! She gives the low down on the President's Winter Warm Up and the role that the peers played there. Read on to find out more.

By: Felice Rafael 3913 reads | 0 comments
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Effective Web for Engaged Organizations: A Case Study of Amnesty.ca

ENGAGE

Whether you are passionate about defending human rights, or are in the process of designing a website to promote your own community engagement or philanthropic organization, Lauren highly recommends visiting the website of Amnesty International Canada!

By: Lauren Kresowaty 4302 reads | 0 comments
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Mentor International Students with the International Mentorship Program

Opportunities

Find out about Sabrina's personal experience being a mentee and how it inspired her to volunteer to mentor someone. Learn the ways that you can get involved and make a difference in someone else's life!

By: Sabrina Azaria 3357 reads | 0 comments
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Enacting Positive Change = Advocacy

Volunteering

Check out Jeff's reflection on society and how to promote positive change. He offers some suggestions on places to start and why you should! Read on to learn more.

By: Jeff Anthony 2878 reads | 0 comments
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Get Involved with Letters for the Inside Project!

Opportunities

Have you ever heard of the Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group, or simply, SFPIRG? If you haven’t, and you’re interested in more volunteering opportunities and ways to get involved in your community, then read on!

By: Sabrina Azaria 4061 reads | 0 comments
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Why Not Become an Event Photographer?

Professional Development

Rui tells the advantages of volunteering as an event photographer that you may not have thought of! Read on to find out why you should take that position event if you don't think it would advance your career!

By: Rui Wang 4137 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer with the Vancouver Mokuyokai Society

ENGAGE

Learn about the Vancouver Mokuyokai Society! A society dedicated to connecting Japanese and Canadians in Vancouver. Find out about volunteer positions and the benefits that they can provide for you! 

By: Karen Cui 5536 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer as a receptionist for Kiwassa Neighbourhood House

Volunteering

Rui Gives some insight about her volunteer experience at Kiwassa Neighbourhood House and how it helped her improve her English. Read on to find out her personal experience and how it can help you too!

By: Rui Wang 6543 reads | 0 comments
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So You Can’t Do It All. That’s Okay.

Life Balance

There are lots of people that will tell you about all the things you should or could be doing, and why doing these things will benefit you. But sometimes you can’t, you really can’t, do it all. And Lauren is here here to tell you that that’s okay too.

By: Lauren Kresowaty 3869 reads | 0 comments
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Why Volunteer?: The Numerous Rewards Associated with Volunteering

Volunteering

Read Kerri's personal story about how she ended up with a job because of her volunteer experience! Also read her tips on how volunteering can further YOUR Career!

By: Kerri Jesson 4088 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer to Speak to Students Entering Your Profession

ENGAGE

Brand new ENGAGE Blog writer, Jeff, posts his first article about volunteering to speak in class rooms. He discusses how this can develop your skills and help to mentor other students looking for similar opportunities.

By: Jeff Anthony 2661 reads | 0 comments
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SFU YWiB Philanthropy: My interview with Lucia Pecnikova

Opportunities

Lauren interviewed Lucia Pecnikova, VP Philanthropy for SFU YWiB. Read on for her full story about how Lucia got involved, why she thinks YWiB Philanthropy is great to get involved in, and how other women can get involved!

By: Lauren Kresowaty 5680 reads | 0 comments
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Taking a Closer Look at Volunteering with Sustainability in Mind

Sustainability Opportunities

With Sustainability Opportunities Week happening, I found myself asking what “sustainability” really means. Typically I associate sustainability with the environment. You know, recycle, reduce, reuse? But as I was looking at volunteer organizations that are considered sustainable, I realized that...

By: Alexandra Lowe 3816 reads | 0 comments
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Getting Volunteer Experience for Your PDP Application

Volunteering

If you are interested in applying to PDP, or looking at career opions, take a gander at Lauren's article. She talks about the kind of volunteer expereince you need for PDP and what is best. 

By: Lauren Kresowaty 13800 reads | 0 comments
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