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How Seeing Less Helped Me See More

Diversity & Inclusion

Finding out about an incurable genetic disease is definitely a game changer. With the right attitude it can be change in the right direction as I was able to get involved with CNIB (Canadian National Institute For The Blind) and support a new community of inspiring individuals.

By: Lucia P. 10856 reads | 0 comments
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So you want to be an SFU Public Square volunteer!

Sophie Ni

SFU Public Square is currently looking for office volunteers to aid them this Spring! But before you apply, read about Sophie's experience and the opportunities that SFU Public Square provides!

By: Sophie Ni 7131 reads | 0 comments
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A Look at the SFU Red Cross

ENGAGE

Are you interested in humanitarian issues both in Canada and around the world? Would you like to get involved? Then check out the SFU Red Cross Club today!

By: William Reid 12501 reads | 0 comments
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Club of the Week: SFU Dance Marathon

Professional Associations and Clubs

Next in the SFU Club of the Week Spotlight, Emily interviews Jordan and Sandali, co-directors of SFU Dance Marathon, an event to raise money for BC Children's Hospital.

By: Emily Co 8778 reads | 0 comments
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Club Spotlight: Campus Cursive at SFU

Company/Organization Spotlight

The world needs more love letters, and this club is spreading them around SFU.

By: Bernice Puzon 9383 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Get Involved on Campus

sports

Learn about various ways to enhance your university experience by getting involved this semester.  This article explores different areas of interest that students can get involved in and resources helpful to those seeking out meaningful volunteer and leadership opportunities.

By: Manal Masud 11258 reads | 0 comments
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Look Successful, Be Successful, with Dress for Success

ENGAGE

Fashion and female empowerment - all in one place!

By: Katie Hoang 9970 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteering Wisely

volunteering wisely

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 4885 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Research Institute SFU; John R Welch

Indigenous

 

The Indigenous Research Institute  promotes research in areas related to Indigenous peoples read about on of its Researchers and his work.


By: John R Welch 7146 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteer Experience Can Help Land You a Co-op Placement

Co-op

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 8847 reads | 0 comments
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Gearing Up for the Green: Tips for Networking at Golf Events

Business

Natalie is in her fourth year at the Beedie School of Business pursuing a BBA with concentrations in Marketing and Human Resource Management.  She shares how to network during golf events. 

By: Natalie Botteselle 5607 reads | 0 comments
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Pro Bono vs. Speculation Work

Communication, Art and Technology

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 5830 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer for the Vancouver Rape Relief Society and Women’s Shelter

Not-for-profit

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 7556 reads | 0 comments
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Wanted: Individuals Desiring An Adventure

Assisting Individuals with Disadvantages

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 5848 reads | 0 comments
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The Perfect Volunteer Opportunities by Season

ENGAGE

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

By: Kim Huynh 4771 reads | 0 comments
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IATSU's Design for Donations

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

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 5651 reads | 0 comments
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Be A Leader in Your Club!

Leadership

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 5267 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 5359 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: Love Your Neighbour

student 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 7003 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: A Letter to A Reader

Stephen Kaita

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 5265 reads | 0 comments
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