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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 5200 reads | 0 comments
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What Volunteering Can Do For You That Classrooms Can't

Skills Development

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 4593 reads | 0 comments
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Caring for the Elderly with Three Links Care Society

Loren Catotal

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 8166 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer with SFU Public Square's 2014 Community Summit!

Professional Associations and Clubs

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 5721 reads | 0 comments
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Employability Skills You Can Gain Through Volunteering

ENGAGE

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.

By: Kim Huynh 13230 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: The Social Media Network (SFUSMN)

Social Media

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 8421 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience Volunteering as an In School Mentor with Big Brothers and Big Sisters

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Vancouver

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.

By: Anju Chhokar 9032 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: 4 Reasons to Become a Coach

coaching

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. 

By: Stephen Kaita 5473 reads | 0 comments
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Taking On More Challenging Volunteer Roles

ENGAGE

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.

By: Nicola Sznajder 5225 reads | 0 comments
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How to Work, Study, and Volunteer at the Same Time

student clubs

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 11351 reads | 0 comments
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