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F You Cancer!

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If you have ever searched for volunteer opportunities or have become aware that the Vancouver community has an expanding wealth of socially conscious organizations, each promoting their own individual cause. Ideally you want to engage an organization that represents a cause you believe to be socially significant

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Volunteer with MS Society of Canada and help raise awareness!

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This event is sponsored by the MS Society of Canada, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with MS as well as raising money for research. MS can be a devastating disease targeting the brain and spinal cord and affecting vision, memory, balance and mobility. Canadians have one of the highest rates of MS in the world, which is why it is important that SFU students know more about this disease.

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Write for Esque 21 and expand your writing portfolio!

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Ever wonder what it would be like to write for an online magazine? Well, look no further. Esque21 is a newly-launched online magazine that is seeking regular contributors as well as random those who would like to feature their articles once in a while.

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Help create a public space for all

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The Vancouver Public Space Network works to fix urban alienation. Formed in 2006, this grassroots organization has evolved from a collective of a few dozen individuals with similar ambitions to over a thousand members.

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Volunteer to help promote sustainability at SFU

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As most of you probably know, April 22 was Earth Day.  It was a day to inspire and raise awareness about our planet and all the various environmental issues that we are facing.  While Earth Day only comes once a year, we should do our part for the environment on a more regular basis.

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My interview with Jessica: An insider’s look at volunteering

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Jessica Coccimiglio, a third year Communications & Interactive Arts and Technology student, is no stranger to volunteering. She is an active volunteer in the Vancouver community, using her volunteer experiences as a method to advance her career goals.  Read on to find out more about Jessica’s volunteer experiences and her advice on how you can get started with your volunteer opportunity search.

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Get involved with OpenMedia.ca and help build a New Media Ecology!

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“OpenMedia.ca is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization working to advance and support an open and innovative communications system in Canada.” – OpenMedia.ca. Formally called The Campaign for Democratic Media, OpenMedia.ca is a project run by The Center for Information Awareness. 

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Survey showed high student interest and demand for volunteer-related services

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Volunteer Services conducted a student survey on Volunteerism and Civic Engagement back in March this year, and we received a total of 644 submissions – a 34% increase in student response compared to last year! Not only did we get a better response rate, we also saw some very positive trends!

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Apply for C.A.R.E. SFU Global Travel Award: Volunteer abroad with your flight costs eliminated!

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Let SFU and C.A.R.E Housing Society help you get there! C.A.R.E. Housing Society is a federally registered non-profit organization in Vancouver that uses Asia Miles donation to redeem airplane tickets for individuals who are travelling abroad to do civic engagement.

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An evening with the International Mentorship Program

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Bellies got full at the Himalayan Peak, located at the Cornerstone, for the International MentorshipProgram’s annual appreciation dinner on Friday, March 26, 2010. Volunteers were treated with at least five different types of curry at the buffet and a rich selection of dessert.

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