CEVF 2013 Recap - Part 2

Semiahmoo House Society

A look at some of the attendees of the Community Engagement and Volunteer Fair, part of The BIG Fair 2013, including The Celebral Palsy Association of BC, Semiahmoo House Society, Canadian Cancer Society, and Surrey Crime Prevention Society.

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Opportunity Awaits You!

Getting Involved

While I used to think university was all about good grades and finishing your degree as fast as you could, I’ve recently learned that this is not the case, and that university is more about the opportunities you can get involved in and the experience you can gain. Here are three ways to do just that!

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Natalie’s Co-op: From Being the Volunteer to Managing Volunteers


Natalie has lots of experience volunteering, but now she's managing volunteers for the first time. Read how she applied lessons she learned from former managers to make the transition with the SFU Food Bank.

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President Petter Visits The BIG Fair


SFU President Andrew Petter made his way down to The BIG Fair 2013 to visit the volunteer organizations that came out to promote community engagement.

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How Volunteering Can Help Your Professional Development


In return for a very minimal time commitment, getting involved with volunteer organizations, like the YWCA, can allow you to grow new and marketable skills.

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Volunteer to learn about what you want


Unsure of your plans for the future? Rebekah has advice on how you can get a head start!

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Short Term vs. Long Term Volunteering


Learn the benefits of short term and long term volunteering! Kelly explains how either of these types of experience can become the perfect volunteer opportunity for you!

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Gain Relevant Event-Planning Experience through Your Local Rec Centres

Volunteer Services

As an event volunteer for the North Van Rec’s ‘Easter Eggstravaganza’, Hayley McPhie was not expecting to end up in a bunny costume reading stories to hordes of kids and their families.

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Sustainable SFU’s Local Food Program

Personal Development

Find out about all the local food programs offered by Sustainable SFU and how you can get involved! Rebekah dishes on her experience and the variety of volunteer opportunities offered.

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The SFU Bookstore ambassador program.


Check out how you can get involved on-campus with the SFU Bookstore! Rebekah shares her experience and how she got involved.

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