What is Virtual Volunteering?! I know, it’s a term I’ve just recently learned about too! Virtual Volunteering is essentially doing volunteer tasks on a computer from the comfort of your own home (or a coffee shop, if you prefer). These tasks can vary from transcription, writing, video editing, and more! Now let’s dig into the pros and cons of Virtual … More Virtual Volunteering: It’s Debatable
We want to hear from you! How’d we do this year? What could we do differently? Please take a few minutes to fill out our survey and give us your feedback. To sweeten the deal, those who complete the survey will have the opportunity to be entered into a draw to win 1 of 5 $20 … More We Want to Hear From You! Win an Indigo Gift Card!
Funding your education can be hard! Sometimes grants, bursaries, and a job can’t even cover tuition. Scholarships are the holy grail of funding because you don’t have to pay a cent back and they look great on a resume! Here are some tips on how to use your volunteer experience to land a scholarship. 1. Do your research! Use keywords … More Turn Volunteering into CASH
Want to work with a team that strives to educate students, help develop their skills, ignite their passions and foster their engagement in the community through local volunteerism? SVC is hiring for two student-staff positions for the 2018-19 academic year to start in the fall. We’re looking to hire a Program Assistant and a Communications Assistant. … More We’re Hiring!
Are you sticking around in Guelph for the summer? There are a number of festivals that happen in and around Guelph during the summer months. Many of these festivals rely on volunteer support to be able to run. The role of volunteering can come with noteworthy perks, such as reduced entry fee to the festival! … More Summer Festival Times
New Years means resolutions. On January 1st people around the world make pledges to eat healthier, start a new hobby, or spend less money but it’s a month into the year and many have fallen back into their old habits. Students aren’t immune to this. I can’t tell you how many semesters I’ve started off saying I am going to sleep more or do all of … More Making a Goal Stick
2017 marks Student Volunteer Connection’s 50th birthday! To celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of 50 things you probably didn’t know about SVC. 1. In September 1967, four members of the Newman club recognized a need for volunteers on campus and in the community. They decided to create an organization to connect student to local volunteer … More 50 Things You Didn’t Know about SVC