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Warming Up!

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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 4458 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer with the Vancouver Mokuyokai Society

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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 6384 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer Profile: That’s Just Me

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A great volunteer profile has been added to the ENGAGE Blog. Biljana Tepic shares her story volunteering for That's Just Me. Read on to hear about a personal volunteer experience for a great program!

By: Biljana Tepic 5894 reads | 0 comments
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Learning to Say No

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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 4624 reads | 0 comments
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Mentor Kids and Help Their Literacy Skills at Writer’s Exchange

Life Experience

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 5740 reads | 0 comments
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My Volunteer Experience at SFU International Services for Students

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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 4749 reads | 0 comments
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Five Great Volunteer Organizations in Vancouver

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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 13437 reads | 0 comments
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Inside the Big Fair

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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 5311 reads | 0 comments
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Who Will You Fight For? Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Campaign

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As the official symbol of the Canadian Cancer Society, daffodils have come to represent hope, strength, and courage in the fight against cancer. The bright yellow flowers are a sign of solidarity – to let those affected by cancer know that they are not alone.

By: Elizabeth The 6584 reads | 0 comments
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Freedom to Read Week

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Can you picture a world where we didn’t know who Atticus Finch, Holden Caulfield, and Harry Potter were? These iconic characters may have never entered into our imaginations had literary censorship prevailed in all of its contested cases.

By: Elizabeth The 5927 reads | 0 comments
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