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Learning to Say No

Professional Development

Career Peer, Alix, talks about how getting involved is great but also how saying "no" is great too. Learn about when you should consider turning down an opportunity, even an exciting one.

By: Alix Juillet 4598 reads | 0 comments
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Fostering Dignity and Community With Beauty Night Society

Life Experience

Find out about Lauren's interview with Caroline MacGillivray, founder and Executive Director of Beauty Night. She gets the scoop on why Beauty Night Society would be great to volunteer with and how you can get involved.

By: Lauren Kresowaty 6069 reads | 0 comments
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Leading Children with Scouts Canada: A Volunteer Experience on Burnaby Mountain

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Kerri give the scoop on volunteering with Scouts Canada, more specifically Scoutsabout! Read on to find out why this was a meaningful experience for her and how you can get involved in a similar program!

By: Kerri Jesson 5337 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer Experience in Roedde's House Museum

Volunteering

Learn about Rui's volunteer experience with the Roedde's House museum. Here she learned a great deal about history, customer service and even a mystery! 

By: Rui Wang 4329 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer with Canadian Blood Services

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Looking for a way to give back to your community this holiday season?  Check out Selva's article on how to give in a big way through Canadian Blood Services!

By: Selva Bayat 4021 reads | 0 comments
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Mentor Kids and Help Their Literacy Skills at Writer’s Exchange

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Sabrina shows you how the Writer's Exchange could be your perfect volunteer opportunity! She gives you the scoop on the programs and volunteer positions that are available and why they'd be a great experience for you!

By: Sabrina Azaria 5698 reads | 0 comments
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Blow Your Mind: Volunteer at the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

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Lauren knows how to get you into an awesome performing arts festival and how to hook yourself up with some free swag there! Read on to find out more about the benefits of volunteering with the PuSh festival.

By: Lauren Kresowaty 5204 reads | 0 comments
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Light and Love Home: Seniors Have a Great Passion to Learn about Computers

Volunteering

Hear all about Rui's experience teaching seniors how to use the computer! She details her volunteer opportunity with the Love and Learn Home and how it was not as easy as she first thought!

By: Rui Wang 4758 reads | 0 comments
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My Volunteer Experience at SFU International Services for Students

Volunteering

Ever wondered about volunteering with the International community with leaving the country? Find out about Karen's personal experiences volunteering for the SFU International Services for Students (ISS) and Canadian Language Cultural Studies.

By: Karen C 4723 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteering in the Aboriginal Community

Volunteering

Have you ever been curious about volunteering in the Aboriginal Community or with Aboriginal Youths? If you have, you may have found it difficult to find these types of opportunities. In this blog post, I hope to give you a few resources to help ease the difficulty of finding such a specific opportunity.

By: Alexandra Lowe 6521 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer For Your Student Unions

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Looking for volunteer opportunities on campus? Sabrina has the answers for you! Learn all about why volunteering for your department's student union is beneficial and how you can get involved. Also hear about Sabrina's personal experience volunteering for her department!

By: Sabrina Azaria 3289 reads | 0 comments
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Share your passion: Become a Vancouver School Board Making Contact Mentor

Opportunities

Do you have a passion or an area of expertise? Do you want to find a way to share your passion/expertise in a meaningful way? Lauren has the answers for you! Read on to discover a great mentorship program working with kids.

By: Lauren Kresowaty 8204 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteering for United Way Canada and the United Way Book Sale at SFU

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Kerri provides you with some fast facts about the United Way! Also included are ways to get involved and events to support this awesome organization. Don't miss her coverage of the United Way Smackdown Faculty Debate!

By: Kerri J 4764 reads | 0 comments
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Five Great Volunteer Organizations in Vancouver

Volunteering

Are you one of the many students have found difficulties in finding volunteering opportunities, especially in your first year? Karen has compiled some of her recommended organizations, which provide you with great opportunities to develop skills and build on your resume.

By: Karen C 13279 reads | 0 comments
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How To: Find Those Research Opportunities You’ve Always Been Looking For!

ENGAGE

Research opportunities are great experiences to further your career. The only problem is that they can be hard to find. Ladies and gentlemen, fear not!

By: Alexandra Lowe 3853 reads | 0 comments
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Inside the Big Fair

ENGAGE

Over the days of September 17-20 Simon Fraser University was host to its annual Big Fair event. Ranging across two campuses and with a variety of exhibitors and organizations, the Big Fair is presented by SFU Career Services and AIESEC SFU, and provides students with a direct opportunity to engage with potential employers. 

By: Manisha Dutta 5276 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons why volunteering is splendid and how it can reverse the signs of aging.

Volunteering

Find out the 5 reasons Alex has for why volunteering is splendid! Figure out ways to get great experience and skills for your resume that won't cost you a dime. Also discover how volunteering can reverse the signs of aging...

By: Alexandra Lowe 3896 reads | 0 comments
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The BIG Fair is a BIG Opportunity

Volunteering

The month of September always brings about tons of fairs. Yearly favourites always pop up, including the Week of Welcome, Clubs days, Academic Options days and, of course, the BIG Fair!

By: Alexandra Lowe 4106 reads | 0 comments
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Back Again

ENGAGE

So, here we go, the start to a new year, fall 2012. The scent of sharpened pencils and caffeine in the air is almost tangible. Yet, even though we are all sleep-deprived and stressed after merely a week of school, it’s the fall semester. The big one really.

By: Selva Bayat 4561 reads | 0 comments
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3 Resources to Change the World

ENGAGE

So many of us are plagued with the feeling of powerlessness – the inability to make a difference in this world. Hence, I’m here to clarify a single truth: you and I are powerful. Our actions do make a difference. And we have all the resources to do it.

By: Celine Diaz 4519 reads | 0 comments
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