Volunteering

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Thank you from Our Learning Community

Student Contributors

Ever wondered where the amazing content on Our Learning Community (OLC) came from? You guessed it - it is our extraordinary team of dedicated volunteers, alumni and staff! As we wrap up 2012, we would like to take a moment to thank everyone, and highlight some of our amazing contributors. 

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Count to 100: 100 Classrooms in Afghanistan

Afghanistan

During the Taliban regime, by law, girls in Afghanistan were not allowed to go to school and it was punishable by death. Even though this law was lifted, there is very limited access to schools and a proper education.

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Fresh Food and Farmers Markets: A Local Alternative

Volunteering

Fresh berries, delicious jams and honeys, and a variety of vegetables; it’s that time of year again when farmers markets start cropping up all around the city.

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Your Involvement Matters

health peers

Connecting with others is an important part of maintaining your well-being. Get involved with your campus community and explore opportunities at Health & Counselling and SFU.

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Empowerment through Volunteering: An Interview with Eva Ang

Communication

Have you ever wondered how some people manage to do it all? In this interview, Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology student, Eva Ang, offers tips on juggling work, school, volunteering and life.

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Thinking Outside the Box: How Volunteering Translates to Work Skills

Co-operative Education

Criminology student, Rachel Tong shares how her volunteer experience helped her develop the marketing and community engagement skills neccesary for a co-op position with Parent Support Services of BC

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From Recreation to Mentorship: Getting Involved with People with Disabilities

ENGAGE

Working with people with disabilities can enable you to understand their experiences better. What better way to do so than having fun at the ocean or on the mountains? Here are some ideas for volunteering with those with disabilities. 

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How to Satisfy Your Inner Activist

Union Gospel Mission

When people think about social justice, they think of things like protests or hunger strikes, but the options don’t end there.  These volunteer organizations can help you satisfy your inner activist.

 

 

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Advice from Communication Co-op Alumni

Communique

A panel of alumni visited the CMNS 110 class recently to share their insights and advice. Ranging from a variety of industries – health, government, public relations, broadcasting, tech and education

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How Volunteering Can Help You: With Tony Botelho and Albert Fung

Advocacy

Tony Botelho and Albert Fung of SFU’s Career and Volunteer Services explore the benefits of volunteering for students with and without disabilities.

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