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Calling all sports enthusiasts: Volunteer for Burnaby MoreSports!

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YELL is a youth leadership program run by Burnaby MoreSports, a non-profit organization that provides sustainable sport and physical activity opportunities for children and families living in Burnaby. 

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Student Profile: Pamela Santos on becoming an Orientation Leader

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When I first met Pamela Santos at this year’s Leadership Summit, I was immediately drawn to her enthusiasm. Pamela, who is currently a third-year Business and Criminology student, introduced herself to me in an icebreaker game at the summit.

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Student Profile: David Weston on Career and Networking through Volunteering

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Students often don’t realize that on top of learning new skills and gaining work-related experiences through volunteering, it is also a great way to meet and network with potential employers as well as leading you to endless “hidden” career opportunities that you would never be aware of if you did not volunteer.

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Become a Mentor and Make a Difference!

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The mentoring program is set up to promote healthy eating and physical activity among young girls as well as encouraging them to develop a positive self-image. Volunteer mentors each lead a group of girls to participate in fun and educational activities and discussions about balanced eating, active living and self-esteem.

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Why you should become a Volunteer Blog Writer

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In this article, I can probably go on and on about why you should consider applying for Volunteer position as Blog Writer.

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Making a difference at home and abroad with SOS!

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Students Offering Support (SOS) is a national student-led charity which has chapters in 14 universities across Canada. SOS volunteers coordinate and run group exam review sessions in exchange for a $20 donation.

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SFU Leadership Summit 2010: Thoughts and main takeaways

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Sean Petersopened this year’s summit by exploring the theme of the event (Being the change: Leadership redefined). Through his dynamic and engaging presentation, Peters discussed the inception of Global Agents for Change, a non-profit organization that he co-founded

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Apply to become an Orientation Leader

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As an Orientation Leader, you can volunteer to work with new students through the Discover SFU New Student Orientation. Your main responsibility is to provide mentorship to a group of 15-20 new students throughout the first term, including showing them around campus during the Orientation day.

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Are we doing enough to combat tuition fee increases?

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As a student who has fought hard to get back to school to finish my degree, I believe that the issues of tuition fee hikes and of post-secondary funding cutbacks are important.  In order for Canada to continue to compete fiercely on a global scale, it needs to support post-secondary education.

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Jordan Robinson: Volunteer, Learn & Have Fun!

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Do you want to improve your writing and communications skills? Do you want to meet other SFU students? If you answered “yes” to any of the two questions, becoming a peer educator may just be right for you! Let Jordan Robinson, a 4th-year Sociology student, tell you what valuable skills and experiences.

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