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Volunteer Opportunities at Richmond Youth Service Agency (Part 2)

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 Janet Woo, RYSA Manager of Resource Development, shared with us her past experiences working with SFU volunteer students, and today she gives us her two cents about the benefits of volunteering and why SFU students should get involved with RYSA and in their community…

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Volunteer Opportunities at Richmond Youth Service Agency

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Are you passionate about diversity? Do you enjoy helping children, youth and families? Would you like to gain experience in creating an online newsletter?

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What’s YOUR Cause? Building Global Friendship!

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CISV is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-religious organization that promotes cross-cultural friendship and understanding. The idea is that children that grow up with world knowledge and friends all over the world will work for peace.

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Oh My! What is Symplicity?

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At the Volunteer and Civic Opportunity Fairs and Volunteer Services Open House last month, many students asked me where they could find volunteer opportunities. My answer to them was: “Well, as a starting point, you can go on Symplicity to find some opportunities!” However, most of them never heard of Symplicity or knew that SFU Volunteer Services has this volunteer opportunity posting service available to them…

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Share Your Vision for Canadian Foreign Policy with Canada’s World

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Interested in Canadian international policy but don’t know where to start? Now is your chance to get involved and shape Canada’s role in the world!

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To Apply or Not Apply?

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During last month’s Volunteer & Civic Engagement Week, a lot of students came up to me and asked me this similar question: “If I saw an opportunity that I really want to apply for on Symplicity but the organization asks for volunteers that are in a different major or field, can I still apply?”

By: Grace Chiu 15210 reads | 0 comments
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GoVolunteer.ca: A web resource for off campus opportunities

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For access to a variety of off campus volunteer opportunities that fit your needs and schedule, go to govolunteer.ca. While SFU’s Symplicity posting system posts off campus opportunities, it focuses on volunteer positions that are connected to skill development or an academic discipline. Govolunteer.ca, on the otherhand, includes everything from long term opportunities to short term event volunteer positions.

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Opportunities for Various Faculties at the Fellburn Care Centre

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Located in Burnaby, the Fellburn Care Centre is a 110 bed extended facility for residents and families. It is part of Fraser Health and offers many services, including both residential and day care for seniors.

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Finding employment in the non-profit sector

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Early this semester, Volunteer Services and Career Services hosted a panel on “Working in the Non-Profit Sector.” The session, featuring a variety of employees in the non-profit sector, was well attended and informative, and highlighted the interest of many SFU students to work in the non-profit sector upon graduation.

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