Volunteering

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Thank you from Our Learning Community

Volunteering

Ever wondered where the amazing content on Our Learning Community (OLC) came from? You guessed it - it is our extraordinary team of dedicated volunteers, alumni and staff! As we wrap up 2012, we would like to take a moment to thank everyone, and highlight some of our amazing contributors. 

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Count to 100: 100 Classrooms in Afghanistan

Afghanistan

During the Taliban regime, by law, girls in Afghanistan were not allowed to go to school and it was punishable by death. Even though this law was lifted, there is very limited access to schools and a proper education.

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Fresh Food and Farmers Markets: A Local Alternative

ENGAGE

Fresh berries, delicious jams and honeys, and a variety of vegetables; it’s that time of year again when farmers markets start cropping up all around the city.

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How to Satisfy Your Inner Activist

Qmunity

When people think about social justice, they think of things like protests or hunger strikes, but the options don’t end there.  These volunteer organizations can help you satisfy your inner activist.

 

 

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Advice from Communication Co-op Alumni

Career Exploration

A panel of alumni visited the CMNS 110 class recently to share their insights and advice. Ranging from a variety of industries – health, government, public relations, broadcasting, tech and education

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How Volunteering Can Help You: With Tony Botelho and Albert Fung

Volunteer

Tony Botelho and Albert Fung of SFU’s Career and Volunteer Services explore the benefits of volunteering for students with and without disabilities.

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Three Reasons Why I Volunteer

Personal Development

Ever wondered what there is to gain from volunteering? Check out my blog post and discover all that volunteering has to offer.

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Don’t Think You Can Be a Role Model? Here Are 4 Things I Learned from Becoming a Volunteer Mentor: an Interview with Alex Hook

Community Engagement

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver reached out to SFU student Alex Hook about his perspective on youth mentorship and the opportunity of being a role model. 

 
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Co-op Experience Pays Career Dividends

Professional Development

Communications graduate Kelly Furey, shares how co-op helped her develop a career before graduation. 

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How Volunteering Helped Me Expand My Career Options

I am Able

Trying new things and volunteering to help your community can open up new options and ideas, some of which can be life changing, and may direct you down a path that you never imagined you would be on. 

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