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Diary of a Volunteer: How to Create a Volunteer Position

Volunteer Services

Ever thought about creating your own volunteer position? Francisco has some tips and strategies on how to do just that in this installment of “Diary of a Volunteer”.

By: Francisco Gallegos 240 reads | 0 comments
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Summer of Wildfires: Why You Must Apply

Co-operative Education

While life in Kootenays may bear the reputation of being laid back, Co-op student Adam Brayford finds that within the realm of emergency communications, the province's warmer region is abuzz with activity.

By: Adam Brayford 354 reads | 0 comments
[FEATURE STORY]

Diary of a Volunteer: Where to Look for a Volunteer Opportunity

Series

Looking for a volunteer opportunity targeted to your desired skills and interests? Read an article from Volunteer and Service Learning's e-newsletter, find a great volunteer opportunity.

By: Francisco Gallegos 1157 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: Unique Resumes – How Far Is Too Far?

CSI Blog

Students are consistently hesitanant to make their resume “stand out” visually.  It’s seen as a risk – that if one too many steps away from ‘normal’ is taken, the seriousness of the document will be somehow irrevocably compromised.

By: David Lindskoog 2044 reads | 0 comments
[FEATURE STORY]

Moldovan Memories Part 5: ...And So It Comes to an End

International Work Search

In her final edition to the series, Kerri Jang finds herself reminiscing about her top memorable moments in Moldova. From an all-night fishing trip to at times being the only person of Asian descent on the scene, Kerri heads home with more than just memories.

By: Kerri Jang 606 reads | 0 comments
[FEATURE STORY]

Moldovan Memories Part 4: My Care Placement in the Village

Series

Moving from the city into a village in Moldova, Kerri Jang finds herself surrounded by animals and fruit trees as she lives with a host family, while organizing wheelchair basketball and tennis through The Motivatie Association.

By: Kerri Jang 560 reads | 0 comments
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Moldovan Memories Part 2: My Medical Placement in the City

International Co-op

Part two of the series finds Kerri Jang, volunteer with Projects Abroad, spending time in a city of parallels; Chisinau, in Moldova. Having never experienced a surgery before, Kerri ventures into unknown territory during her adventures in some of the city's hospitals.

By: Kerri Jang 911 reads | 0 comments
[FEATURE STORY]

Moldovan Memories Part 1: And So It Begins...

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

Journey through Moldova, a small country situated between Romania and Ukraine with Kerri Jang as she volunteers with a medical project in Moldova's capital and a care project in the nearby village of Vadul lui Voda in the first of a five part article series.

By: Kerri Jang 634 reads | 0 comments
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Ode to the City of Joy: Reflecting on a Life-Changing Co-op Term

Health Sciences

In the fourth and final entry of her series, Kali reflects on her final weeks in India working at Destiny and the Socio Legal Aid and Research Training Centre, as well as taking time to travel and appreciate all that India has to offer before heading home to Canada.

By: Kali Penney 1866 reads | 0 comments
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Ode to the City of Joy: Getting Comfortable in Kolkata

International

In the third entry of her series, Kali is getting comfortable with the daily routines of living and working in Kolkata, India. Through her research into adolescent health, she developed and delivered workshops for young women on nutrition and exercise.

By: Kali Penney 1888 reads | 0 comments
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