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How to Apply the Skills from our Volunteer Experiences to Future Careers

Professional Development

As a follow up to Kim's article, "Employability Skills You Can Gain Through Volunteering," read how those three key employability skills could be applied to a future career! Let us know: How would these skills apply to your own dream job?

By: Kim Huynh 4881 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: Love Your Neighbour

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This week's SFU Club of the Week is the SFU Chapter of Love Your Neighbour. Here's a spotlight on this club that has expanded to offer local and international opportunities for students.

By: Emily Co 6285 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: A Letter to A Reader

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Why do you volunteer? There are many reasons why people volunteer for both professional and personal reasons. This is a personal article on why I volunteer at specific organizations. 

By: Stephen Kaita 4828 reads | 0 comments
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What Volunteering Can Do For You That Classrooms Can't

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Academics are certainly important, but volunteering can certainly help you in other aspects of your life, both personally and professionally. Nicola explains some key benefits to gain from volunteering.

By: Nicola Sznajder 4250 reads | 0 comments
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Caring for the Elderly with Three Links Care Society

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Do you enjoy hanging out with your grandparents and listening to their stories from “back in the day”?  Then consider volunteering at Three Links Care Centre!

By: Loren Catotal 7437 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer with SFU Public Square's 2014 Community Summit!

SFU Public Square

SFU Public Square is recruiting for a variety of volunteer roles for their upcoming 2014 Community Summit taking place October 19th-24th, and titled "Innovation, The Shock of the Possible." Read about what it will be like to be a part of this exciting event!

By: Jordana Fridman 5149 reads | 0 comments
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Employability Skills You Can Gain Through Volunteering

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How does volunteering help your employability? Kim goes through a few of the top skills that you can gain from volunteering that will also help you as a working employee.

By: Kim Huynh 12176 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience Volunteering as an In School Mentor with Big Brothers and Big Sisters

Anju Chhokar

Anju recounts her experience as an In School Mentor with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley, and what she learned about herself and others.

By: Anju Chhokar 8215 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: 4 Reasons to Become a Coach

Volunteering

Coaches. We have had them since we were five-years-old in sports, academics, or life. Throughout the years, we learn from other people, and this has had an influence on who we become. This is an article on reasons to become a coach. 

By: Stephen Kaita 5135 reads | 0 comments
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Taking On More Challenging Volunteer Roles

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Challenging volunteer positions require more time and effort, but they can also be important stepping stones in your career path. Check out what Nicola says you need to be successful in a more difficult volunteer position.

By: Nicola Sznajder 4776 reads | 0 comments
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