Swing into Summer (semester) with these hot opportunities!

Swing into Summer (semester) with these hot opportunities!

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Remember how this felt as a kid?

Get that feeling of joy by making a difference!

Adulting and dealing with the anxieties of a global pandemic can make it hard to find joy. If the swing at your local playground isn't doing the trick, here are some opportunities that might help kick up your endorphins (the 'feel good' chemicals in your brain). Research has actually shown that volunteering is a natural way to increase endorphins - who knew??

Make a positive difference in the lives of newcomer youth

 The Connect Through Homework program offers mentoring and homework support to young English Language Learners in Grades 8–12. As a Program Activator, you will help high school students with their homework, develop and run games/activities, and help develop conversational skills.

Program dates and times

Tuesdays 3:00pm-5:30pm
May 11th to June 15th, 2021
LEARN MORE AND volunteer!

get paid and feel good

Support the SFU Surrey - TD Community Engagement Centre as a Volunteer Engagement Assistant!

Even though this is a PAID opportunity, you are still helping people, so we think it will bring you plenty of joy. 

As a Volunteer Engagement Assistant, you will work collaboratively to implement the community engagement volunteer program through recruitment, on-boarding, follow-up, and recognition tasks that support volunteers through the process.

Dates and Hours

May 17th - September 3rd, 2021

  • May 17th to June 18th (12 hours per week)
  •  June 21st to July 30th (8 hours per week)
  • August 3rd to August 20th (6 hours per week)
  • August 23rd to September 3rd (12 hours per week) 

Learn more and Apply!


As a Newcomer Engagement Facilitator, you will provide support to MOSAIC’s LINC program. You’ll help students with listening, speaking, reading and writing activities in both small groups and one-to-one, and you will have the opportunity to lead small groups of students in conversation to help them become more confident and proficient in spoken English.

Program dates and times

You have choices! Mondays, Thursdays or Fridays, either 9am-11am or 12pm-2pm. May 10th to June 16th, 2021.

Take a leadership role supporting newcomer adults with english

English Conversation Circles are offered through a collaboration between the SFU Surrey-TD CEC and S.U.C.C.E.S.S. BC Settlement and Integration Services (BCSIS). By helping to remove language barriers through weekly conversations, you will be supporting BCSIS clients integrate better into their workplaces and understand more about their rights and responsibilities at work.

As a Lead Volunteer, you will be supporting the Program Coordinator with program delivery and supporting other volunteers in the program. This position includes an HONORARIUM at the end of the term. 

Program dates and times

Tuesdays 10:30am-12:30pm
May 18th to June 22nd, 2021



Sometimes we get notified of opportunities in the community that we think you might be interested in - so we like to share. Sharing is caring, after all. This is a PAID opportunity through the Issamba Centre for a Project Assistant/Outreach Coordinator to help with event support, communication and research related activities. The position requires 15 hours per week for 26 weeks, and the deadline to apply is May 15th. To see the full job description, please click here

Questions? Contact community-volunteer@sfu.ca.

Making a difference in the community also makes a difference in you

We are always looking for amazing people to work with.

Check out all our opportunities!

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