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3 Reasons Why Volunteering in University is Good for Your Mental Health

wellness

Discover how volunteering influences your mental health and wellbeing. Learn about the ways your happiness, social relationships and feeling of purpose are affected by engaging in volunteer acts. 

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You Mean to Say Working for a Non-Profit Isn’t Glamorous?

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In working with the Surrey Christmas Bureau, Kylene Bugden learned fairly quickly the differences between "grunt work" and "grin work". However, she also learned that in doing all of that hard, not-so-glamorous grunt work, the results are certainly grin-worthy. 

By: Kylene Bugden 9495 reads | 0 comments
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Support KidSafe Project Society in the BMO Vancouver Run4Hope Marathon

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I’ve never been a runner, so naturally I thought helping a not-for-profit look for marathon runners would pretty much be impossible. But my friends and I created an SFU team of runners and this experience has been more than rewarding. 

By: Natalie Poon 6391 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer for the Vancouver Rape Relief Society and Women’s Shelter

Vancouver Rape Relief Society and Women's Shelter

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 7729 reads | 0 comments
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Accelerating Your Career Through Community Involvement

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It may only be the start of the semester, but you’re probably already piled with work. However, there’s no better time to get involved within your community than now, especially with so many volunteer opportunities around with the new year. Find out how being involved can jumpstart your career.

By: Abbas Virji 6619 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Students Gear Up for Community Summit

Community Summit

Building on the success of their first community summit last fall, SFU Public Square began preparations for their second annual summit this summer. To help them Public Square has brought on three SFU Co-operative Education students who are helping shape the summit while lending their energy and expertise to the team.

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Urban Native Youth Association

Community Engagement

The Urban Native Youth Association works to provide meaningful opportunities for Native Youth. With almost 100 staff working within 21 programs they are always looking for talented and dynamic people to join the team. Find out more...

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Volunteering for Green Organizations

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Green careers are in demand! Volunteer work is a good way to get your feet wet in the green sector. We offer some ideas on how you can get valuable experience in this exciting and valuable sector.

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Strategic Volunteering

Career Exploration

Have you ever wanted to volunteer in a position that uses your skills and experience to benefit the goals of an organization you love? That is the dream. However, no matter how hard you search, sometimes the position of your dreams just isn’t out there. What do you do? Why, create one of course!

By: Jessica Doherty 6282 reads | 0 comments
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Outreach in Enkanini

C.A.R.E

Earlier this year, five SFU students traveled to Cape Town, South Africa with the Light and Love Home organization to support humanitarian projects in the township of Enkanini. They recently spoke to the OLC to share their story with us.

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