You’ve decided to take the plunge… you’ve decided to start volunteering! Making a new decision is often exciting, invigorating, and fun, but following through on that decision can often be another can of worms. More often than not, we just need some support, guidance, and resources to get started on the things that really matter … More Figuring out First Year: Volunteering 101 / Pt. 2 of 4
“Make friends in your classes!” “Leave your rez room door open so people know you’re friendly!” “Only eat fries once a week!” The process of starting university can feel like you’ve suddenly grown a shining, yellow beacon on your head that says “Hey! Look at me! I’m going to school and I need your advice!” … More Figuring out First Year: Volunteering 101 / Pt. 1 of 4
The ceiling starts to spin. Your skin feels prickly and hot. You’re fully aware of the weight of your covers on your body, along with the weight of graduation, being done university, and heading out into the mythical land of “the real world.” Yep. Definitely feel that weight too. It somehow feels heavier than the … More I’m a Graduate! I’m a Graduate?
Summer is here and we want to hear from you! Fill out our quick, 4 question survey so we can continue to serve you during the summer semester with office hours that fit your schedule the best. Click the survey link here. Thanks, the SVC team
The past few days have no doubt held their challenges with studying indoors. The gaps between the rainstorms have been warm and sunny. We’re on the cusp of warmer months, and for many of you, a change in pace of schedule. Whether you are looking at working part-time or full-time, doing courses part-time or full-time, travelling, … More summer is in the air… why not volunteer?
Student Volunteer Connections is recruiting volunteers for the Fall 2017 semester! SVC volunteers are an important part of a team that connects students with local not-for-profit organizations. As an SVC volunteer, you will: Receive coaching from University of Guelph staff Work with a dynamic team of individuals Gain professional skills Have networking opportunities on and … More SVC is Recruiting Volunteers!
It happens without me even knowing it. I pull out my phone and open Instagram, refreshing to see what new post is at the top of my feed. Sometimes I find myself switching between apps, quickly realizing that I was only on Twitter two minutes ago and now I’m checking it again. Sound familiar? Maybe … More Social Media Makes Me Unhappy