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Volunteer Spotlight: Alex Yoo

Student Spotlight

Alex Yoo is a volunteer for the SFU OLC through the SFU Student Ambassador Program.  He shares what he has learned from volunteering as a Social Media Content Curator. 

By: Alex Yoo 4209 reads | 0 comments
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3 Reasons Why Volunteering in University is Good for Your Mental Health

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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. 

By: Manal Masud 13868 reads | 0 comments
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A Procrastinator's Guide to Success

Work Search

Do you find yourself discouraged and in need of advice? Do you find yourself procrastinating and wondering when the right time to get started on your career is? This article highlights the importance of starting early and some fun ways to get started.

By: Nikki Zayco 8524 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteering Can Help You Find Your Dream Career

Personal Development

Panicking because you’re still undecided or unsure of your major? Keep calm and apply for a volunteer position! It can help you in more ways than one. Here’s how.

By: Raisa Crisologo 14659 reads | 0 comments
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What I’ve Learned While Being the Boss

Katherine Karr

If you had told me in high school that I would be the leader of a non-profit organization in just a few short years, I probably would have stopped talking to you. And yet, here I am, a President at age 20.

By: Katherine Karr 7919 reads | 0 comments
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How Do You Engage the World? Start by Engaging in Surrey

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Learn about the Racing Readers program, and discover how you can "engage the world" as a volunteer.

By: Rachel Wong 5857 reads | 0 comments
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A Typical Day at Racing Readers

Volunteering

Learn what it is like to volunteer for Racing Readers.  Celina shares her typical day volunteering for the program.

By: Celina Wang 5217 reads | 0 comments
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CMNSU Alumni Feature: Alumni Interview – Jeff Scheffel

Career Exploration

Jeff Scheffel, Community Developer at Volunteer Burnaby, discusses the diversity of a job in the not-for-profit sector, the importance of collaboration, volunteering, and encourages Communication students not to underestimate their skillset. 

By: Kasia Cookson 8755 reads | 0 comments
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Advice from a Marketing Communications Professional: Ryan Paulson, Director of Marketing & Communications at Blenz Coffee

Volunteer

Director of marketing and communications for Blenz Coffee and graduate of SFU’s Public Relations Certificate program, Ryan Paulson, shares invaluable advice about the modern communication industry – his own career path, what he looks for in new-hires and tips for current SFU Communication students to be professionally competitive after graduation.

By: Kendal Crawford 13734 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteering for SFU Relay for Life

Volunteering

Learn about my experiences volunteering for SFU Relay for Life. As an organizing committee volunteer you develop leadership skills, plan and execute an event, and make a positive difference in the lives of people living with cancer. If you are seeking a leadership role, enjoy event planning, fundraising or promoting, then SFU Relay for Life may be the right fit for you! 

By: Manal Masud 13494 reads | 0 comments
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