Get Involved with Global Agents for Change

Global Agents for Change is a non-profit organization co-founded in January 2007 by two SFU students. (One of the co-founders, Sean Peters, was the keynote speaker at this year’s Leadership Summit.) The organization raises awareness about social entrepreneurship; it provides an avenue for young individuals to creatively take action on various social issues.

This exciting organization currently has some excellent opportunities for SFU students.

Riding to Break the Cycle

If you’ve always been interested in traveling abroad and in making a positive impact, you might want to join Global Agents for Change as they cycle across Europe and North America this summer. Each year, the organization launches cycling tours with the purpose of raising awareness for global microcredit initiatives. Last year’s tour included San Francisco, Turkey and Cambodia. The 2010 cycling tour has two legs:

Challenge yourself physically and mentally this summer! If you are adventurous and are 18 – 30 years old, this might be the perfect opportunity for you. To learn more and to apply, check out this page.

Volunteer Opportunities

The SFU Chapter of the Global Agents for Change is currently looking for bright, involved and enthusiastic students to help out.  This is perfect for students who have interest in learning more about running a growing non-profit organization while gaining valuable experience and while creating meaningful social change.

Applications for the following volunteer positions are currently being accepted:

Please note that these positions require a commitment of at least 8 months from their start date.

If you’re interested with any of these positions, you need to have your application in by Monday, February 8, 2010. To learn more about these positions and to apply, visit Symplicity.

By Kelvin Claveria