Diary of a Volunteer: Where to Look for a Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Services

Looking for a volunteer opportunity targeted to your desired skills and interests? Read an article from Volunteer and Service Learning's e-newsletter, find a great volunteer opportunity.

By: Francisco Gallegos 5283 reads | 0 comments

Out of the Ashes to Fighting For A Cause


A few days ago, I received a call nobody should ever have to receive. It was a friend on the other line telling me that the night before, one of our childhood best friends was killed after being struck by a drunk driver.

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Mentor A Child and Become A Friend


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (BBBSC) is a program that offers mentoring to children aged 6-16. The organization has been providing friends and support to children who need them for over 96 years and are still going strong.

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Moldovan Memories Part 5: ...And So It Comes to an End


In her final edition to the series, Kerri Jang finds herself reminiscing about her top memorable moments in Moldova. From an all-night fishing trip to at times being the only person of Asian descent on the scene, Kerri heads home with more than just memories.

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Moldovan Memories Part 4: My Care Placement in the Village

International Work Search

Moving from the city into a village in Moldova, Kerri Jang finds herself surrounded by animals and fruit trees as she lives with a host family, while organizing wheelchair basketball and tennis through The Motivatie Association.

By: Kerri Jang 5479 reads | 0 comments

Moldovan Memories Part 2: My Medical Placement in the City


Part two of the series finds Kerri Jang, volunteer with Projects Abroad, spending time in a city of parallels; Chisinau, in Moldova. Having never experienced a surgery before, Kerri ventures into unknown territory during her adventures in some of the city's hospitals.

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Moldovan Memories Part 1: And So It Begins...

International Work Search

Journey through Moldova, a small country situated between Romania and Ukraine with Kerri Jang as she volunteers with a medical project in Moldova's capital and a care project in the nearby village of Vadul lui Voda in the first of a five part article series.

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Ode to the City of Joy: Reflecting on a Life-Changing Co-op Term


In the fourth and final entry of her series, Kali reflects on her final weeks in India working at Destiny and the Socio Legal Aid and Research Training Centre, as well as taking time to travel and appreciate all that India has to offer before heading home to Canada.

By: Kali Penney 7184 reads | 0 comments

Ode to the City of Joy: Getting Comfortable in Kolkata

Health Sciences

In the third entry of her series, Kali is getting comfortable with the daily routines of living and working in Kolkata, India. Through her research into adolescent health, she developed and delivered workshops for young women on nutrition and exercise.

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Ode to the City of Joy: Learning Indian Lessons

International Co-op

In the second installment of her series, Kali encounters some of the challenges of an international Co-op term. Find out how her determination led her to an amazing experience with Socio Legal Aid and Research Training Centre in India.

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