Student Profile: Bhavina Patel

Surrey Food Bank

Overwhelmed with so many volunteer opportunities, or not sure where to start? You can ALWAYS go local! Check out one student’s initiative to help those close to her through the Surrey Food Bank.

By: David Ly 6167 reads | 0 comments

Engaging with OpenMedia.ca

open media

Passionate about Internet governance and want to do something about it? Camille Crowther shares how to volunteer with award-winning civic engagement organization OpenMedia.ca!

By: Camille Crowther 4736 reads | 0 comments

Book an Appointment with an Engagement Peer!


Want to get more involved on campus? Book an appointment with an Engagement Peer! Find out how you can start discovering your opportunites now.

By: The Engagement Peers 5704 reads | 0 comments

PADS Is Now Recruiting Puppy-Raisers!


A great volunteer opportunity for animal lovers exists with the Pacific Assistance Dogs Society, well known for bringing adorable puppies on campus during exam period!

By: Cadence Sun 7569 reads | 0 comments

Where Do You Put Volunteer Experience on Your Resume!?


Volunteer experience can be extremely helpful during your job search, but where do you put it on your resume? Trying a different kind of resume format can help you showcase your most relevant experience.

By: Gurdeen Janjua 11584 reads | 0 comments

Volunteering for The Canadian Red Cross


Career Services practicum student Leila Ravanbakhsh breaks down how to volunteer with one of the largest humanitarian organizations - The Canadian Red Cross!

By: Leila Ravanbakhsh 11808 reads | 0 comments

Tips for Volunteering in Health Care


Are you interested in pursuing a career in health care? Kelly looks into how volunteering can help get you there!

By: Kelly Choi 6357 reads | 0 comments

Engagement Opportunities With Basics For Health


Basics for Health, a non-profit that aims to improve the health conditions of the poor, has opportunities for those looking to make a difference in their community.

By: Season Ji 4581 reads | 0 comments

Volunteering For The Vancouver Canucks!

Lindsay Stroud

Lindsay shares the various volunteer opportunities available with everyone's favourite local sports team, the Vancouver Canucks!

By: Lindsay Stroud 10395 reads | 0 comments

Microvolunteering: Volunteerism for the Modern Student


What is Microvolunteering? How can you participate? Kelly shares the answers to these questions and sheds some light on this fairly new activity.

By: Kelly Choi 6514 reads | 0 comments

Sustainability at SFU: Zero Waste Educators Needed


Community Engagement Coordinator Landon Hoyt answers some questions about Sustainability at SFU's new volunteer opportunity and the Zero Waste Program.

By: Graham Cook 4535 reads | 0 comments

Volunteering To Transition Into A New Culture


A profile on international student and third year psychology major, Rainy Yumeng Jiang, and how community engagement and volunteering has helped her adjust to Canadian culture.

By: Season Ji 4341 reads | 0 comments

Get Engaged: New Positions With The Heart & Stroke Foundation


Lindsay breaks down some of the opportunities available to students with the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Read on to learn about how you can get involved with this great organization.

By: Lindsay Stroud 7930 reads | 0 comments

Who are the Engagement Peers?

Engagement Peers

Whether it's handing out candy or holding one-on-one consultations with students, the Engagement Peers are always looking for new ways to get SFU students involved. Find out more about this unique volunteer opportunity through current Engagement Peer, Christina.

By: Christina Guan 7032 reads | 0 comments

Volunteering for Big Brothers as an In-School Mentor

Jerry Lee

How often do you get a chance to really make a difference in someone's life? Jerry shares how you can help be there for a young person and create a positive impact in their life.

By: Jerry Lee 5104 reads | 0 comments

Volunteer with the Lyre

World Literature

The President of the World Literature Student Union shares her experience volunteering with the Lyre and how you can get involved with the publication.

By: Trisha Dulku 7108 reads | 0 comments

Volunteer with FIFA in 2014 and 2015

Season Ji

Learn about exciting volunteer opportunities available to you coast to coast with FIFA's 2014 U-20 Women's World Cup and 2015 Women's World Cup.

By: Season Ji 9398 reads | 0 comments

CEVF 2013 Recap - Part 10

The Big Fair

A look at some of the attendees of the Community Engagement and Volunteer Fair, part of The BIG Fair 2013, including Girl Guides of Canada, Let's Talk Science, KidStart, Women Against Violence Against Women, Schools Building Schools, and Canadian Blood Services.

By: Michael Thorburn 6886 reads | 0 comments

CEVF 2013 Recap - Part 9


A look at some of the attendees of the Community Engagement and Volunteer Fair, part of The BIG Fair 2013, including the Lions Club, PoMoCo Youth Services Society, and the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology.

By: Michael Thorburn 7001 reads | 0 comments

Volunteering for Media Democracy Days


The 13th annual Media Democracy Days conference is once again coming to Vancouver on November 8th and 9th in partnership with Simon Fraser University’s School of Communication, OpenMedia, and the Vancouver Public Library.

By: Lindsay Stroud 4474 reads | 0 comments
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