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Volunteering Wisely

Volunteering

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 4648 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteer Experience Can Help Land You a Co-op Placement

Volunteering

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 8381 reads | 0 comments
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Pro Bono vs. Speculation Work

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

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 5529 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer for the Vancouver Rape Relief Society and Women’s Shelter

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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 7245 reads | 0 comments
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Wanted: Individuals Desiring An Adventure

Promotions

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 5591 reads | 0 comments
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The Perfect Volunteer Opportunities by Season

Opinion

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

By: Kim Huynh 4585 reads | 0 comments
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IATSU's Design for Donations

graphic design

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 5360 reads | 0 comments
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Be A Leader in Your Club!

Professional Associations and Clubs

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 5003 reads | 0 comments
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How to Apply the Skills from our Volunteer Experiences to Future Careers

Volunteering

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 5101 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: Love Your Neighbour

Love Your Neighbour

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 6657 reads | 0 comments
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