Volunteering

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How Volunteer Experience Can Help Land You a Co-op Placement

Professional Development

Have you ever wondered if volunteer experience can be a more valuable experience in a hiring manager’s mind? Have you ever wondered about hidden benefits that go with volunteerism? If yes, this article is for you. Find out what makes volunteering distinct on your resume, and how it can help you land a co-op!

By: Kate Smirnova 9111 reads | 0 comments
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Pro Bono vs. Speculation Work

Speculative Work

As a freelancer interested in certain aspects of volunteering, Nicola distinguishes between what it means when an opportunity is stated as Pro Bono or Speculation work?

By: Nicola Sznajder 5974 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer for the Vancouver Rape Relief Society and Women’s Shelter

Community Engagement

Be an advocate for gender equality, and volunteer with the Vancouver Rape Relief Society and Women's Shelter. They are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing support to women who may be experiencing sexual or physical abuse. Click through to read more!

By: Loren Catotal 7722 reads | 0 comments
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The Perfect Volunteer Opportunities by Season

ENGAGE

Kim gives us a quick list of various different seasonal volunteering opportunities! Are there any others that you can think of?

By: Kim Huynh 4875 reads | 0 comments
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IATSU's Design for Donations

Portfolios

Nicola shares her insights from volunteering with Design for Donations by the Interactive Arts and Technology Student Union of SFU. Gain design experience on the types of projects you're interested in, while raising money for the charity of your choice!

By: Nicola Sznajder 5808 reads | 0 comments
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Be A Leader in Your Club!

leading

Already involved in a club? Why not take it a step further and become a club executive! Loren goes through 4 reasons to consider taking on a leadership role in a student club or association.

By: Loren Catotal 5386 reads | 0 comments
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How to Apply the Skills from our Volunteer Experiences to Future Careers

careers

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 5487 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: Love Your Neighbour

Professional Associations and Clubs

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 7150 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: A Letter to A Reader

Series

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 5366 reads | 0 comments
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What Volunteering Can Do For You That Classrooms Can't

Skills Development

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 4745 reads | 0 comments
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