Blow Your Mind: Volunteer at the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

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Lauren knows how to get you into an awesome performing arts festival and how to hook yourself up with some free swag there! Read on to find out more about the benefits of volunteering with the PuSh festival.

By: Lauren Kresowaty 4950 reads | 0 comments

Light and Love Home: Seniors Have a Great Passion to Learn about Computers


Hear all about Rui's experience teaching seniors how to use the computer! She details her volunteer opportunity with the Love and Learn Home and how it was not as easy as she first thought!

By: Rui Wang 4504 reads | 0 comments

Volunteering in the Aboriginal Community


Have you ever been curious about volunteering in the Aboriginal Community or with Aboriginal Youths? If you have, you may have found it difficult to find these types of opportunities. In this blog post, I hope to give you a few resources to help ease the difficulty of finding such a specific opportunity.

By: Alexandra Lowe 6153 reads | 0 comments

Volunteer For Your Student Unions


Looking for volunteer opportunities on campus? Sabrina has the answers for you! Learn all about why volunteering for your department's student union is beneficial and how you can get involved. Also hear about Sabrina's personal experience volunteering for her department!

By: Sabrina Azaria 3122 reads | 0 comments

Share your passion: Become a Vancouver School Board Making Contact Mentor


Do you have a passion or an area of expertise? Do you want to find a way to share your passion/expertise in a meaningful way? Lauren has the answers for you! Read on to discover a great mentorship program working with kids.

By: Lauren Kresowaty 7891 reads | 0 comments

Five Great Volunteer Organizations in Vancouver


Are you one of the many students have found difficulties in finding volunteering opportunities, especially in your first year? Karen has compiled some of her recommended organizations, which provide you with great opportunities to develop skills and build on your resume.

By: Karen C 12296 reads | 0 comments

Back Again


So, here we go, the start to a new year, fall 2012. The scent of sharpened pencils and caffeine in the air is almost tangible. Yet, even though we are all sleep-deprived and stressed after merely a week of school, it’s the fall semester. The big one really.

By: Selva Bayat 4192 reads | 0 comments

Blogging: A Gateway to your Dream Job


Want to add to your portfolio but don't know where to start?  Why not try starting your own blog?  See how this recent Communication graduate landed his dream job while writing about his favourite sports team, the Canucks!  

By: Larissa Hildebrandt 6636 reads | 0 comments

Write for Communiqué!


Writing for Communiqué is an excellent way to gain published writing samples for your portfolio, share what you’ve learned through your co-op experience and contribute to our co-op program!

By: Editor 3952 reads | 0 comments

Becoming a Global Citizen: Are You on Track?


“Global Citizenship” is a term that is popping up more and more.  Some say global citizenship is a way of thinking, others say it is about self-awareness and awareness of others, and still others say it is participating in the social and political life of one’s community.

By: Grace Lee 4635 reads | 0 comments
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