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

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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 1472 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 1153 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.

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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 1991 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience Volunteering as an In School Mentor with Big Brothers and Big Sisters

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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 1269 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 3057 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 1621 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 1475 reads | 0 comments
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SFU's First-Year-Experience Program: Something All First Years Should Join!

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Are you starting at SFU this fall? Know someone who is? Consider the many First Year programs that SFU has to offer!

By: Anju Chhokar 1103 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: Can I Have Your Number (For a Reference)?

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Will your next volunteer organizer remember you? Our human nature is we lose some memories. But there are strategies to keep your references strong. This is an article on the importance of gathering references.

By: Stephen Kaita 1214 reads | 0 comments
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Keeping Track of your Volunteerism

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Are you making sure to keep a record of your Volunteer involvement? It is more important that you think!

By: Nicola Sznajder 1048 reads | 0 comments
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