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Volunteer to help promote sustainability at SFU

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As most of you probably know, April 22 was Earth Day.  It was a day to inspire and raise awareness about our planet and all the various environmental issues that we are facing.  While Earth Day only comes once a year, we should do our part for the environment on a more regular basis.

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My interview with Jessica: An insider’s look at volunteering

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Jessica Coccimiglio, a third year Communications & Interactive Arts and Technology student, is no stranger to volunteering. She is an active volunteer in the Vancouver community, using her volunteer experiences as a method to advance her career goals.  Read on to find out more about Jessica’s volunteer experiences and her advice on how you can get started with your volunteer opportunity search.

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Get involved with OpenMedia.ca and help build a New Media Ecology!

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“OpenMedia.ca is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization working to advance and support an open and innovative communications system in Canada.” – OpenMedia.ca. Formally called The Campaign for Democratic Media, OpenMedia.ca is a project run by The Center for Information Awareness. 

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Student Profile: Pamela Santos on becoming an Orientation Leader

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When I first met Pamela Santos at this year’s Leadership Summit, I was immediately drawn to her enthusiasm. Pamela, who is currently a third-year Business and Criminology student, introduced herself to me in an icebreaker game at the summit.

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Student Profile: David Weston on Career and Networking through Volunteering

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Students often don’t realize that on top of learning new skills and gaining work-related experiences through volunteering, it is also a great way to meet and network with potential employers as well as leading you to endless “hidden” career opportunities that you would never be aware of if you did not volunteer.

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LEAD - A Certificate in Innovative Leadership

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Leadership is an increasingly popular term in our everyday lives.  We hear it used by employers in the job search process, by the media in descriptions of well known politicians or athletes, and by universities and colleges in their recruitment materials.  But what does it mean, exactly?

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“Volunteer for your career” – what does that really mean to you??

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What if you have not got a definite career path in mind or for that matter what if you are not sure what you really want to do? Now is the time to explore volunteer positions that are of interest to you – why you ask – for many reasons.

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Jordan Robinson: Volunteer, Learn & Have Fun!

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Do you want to improve your writing and communications skills? Do you want to meet other SFU students? If you answered “yes” to any of the two questions, becoming a peer educator may just be right for you! Let Jordan Robinson, a 4th-year Sociology student, tell you what valuable skills and experiences.

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Kyle Jung: Expand Your Horizons through Volunteering

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Did you know that you can make a difference through volunteering, as well as discovering your passions and career goals? These are just some of the benefits of volunteering, according to Kyle Jung, a 5th-year SIAT student who is also the Vice President of Operations, Interactive Arts & Technology Student Union (IATSU) and the SFSS Forum Representative.

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Kyle Jung: Gain Valuable Skills & Experiences through Volunteering

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Many students think that volunteering is just another way to kill time, but they often overlook the valuable experiences and skills they gain from it. Kyle Jung, a SIAT student, shares his thoughts on volunteering and the significant role volunteerism plays in his professional and academic skill development.

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