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Volunteer & Job Opportunities

Festival Singer

Lend your voice to the Festival Singers non-profit community choir. If you can hold a tune and love to sing join the group and share the joy of...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Festival Singers

Shift Supervisor

Volunteer at Taste of Edmonton from July 21-30.  One supervisor is needed per shift to supervise the 6 volunteers stationed at the Beverage...

Location:

Edmonton and region

Organization:

Youth Empowerment & Support Services

Historic Woodworker

Be part of the costumed interpreters while providing visitor experiences at the Heritage Centre. You will be delivering engaging demonstrations on...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

Noon Hour Piano Player (Youth Friendly)

Piano Players wanted to volunteer over the noon hour at Sherwood Care. Residents have visible calming when music is played during lunch time....

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Sherwood Care

South Cooking Lake Trail Days Coordinator

South Cooking Lake hosts a Fun Day on August 20th. They are looking for a volunteer to work with the existing Coordinator to learn about the...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

South Cooking Lake Community League

Driver

Be a driver on Wednesday mornings from 7 - 10 am for the local Food Bank. Work with a partner picking up donations around town at various stores...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Strathcona Food Bank

Charity Booth Worker

Volunteer at Taste of Edmonton July 25-26.  The position includes giving out information about YESS to festival guests and doing fun...

Location:

Edmonton and region

Organization:

Youth Empowerment & Support Services

Drink Distributor

Volunteer at Taste of Edmonton from July 21-30.  Beverage Oasis volunteers will be serving Jones Soda, Oasis Smoothies and Vitamin Water to...

Location:

Edmonton and region

Organization:

Youth Empowerment & Support Services

Shift Supervisor

Volunteer at Taste of Edmonton from July 21-30.  One supervisor is needed per shift to supervise the 6 volunteers stationed at the Beverage...

Location:

Edmonton and region

Organization:

Youth Empowerment & Support Services

Movie in the Park Assistant

IVC is looking for volunteers for our outdoor movie event on August 11th from 7-11:30 pm.   The position includes assisting at the drop off...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Information & Volunteer Centre for Strathcona County

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IVC News

    Posted on: July 12th, 2016

    GFL Environmental added as sponsor for Movie in the Park

    IVC is thrilled to announce that GFL Environmental has joined the growing list of corporate sponsors working together to bring Movie in the Park back to Sherwood Park. The GFL Green for Life™  trademark defines the company as committed to the highest standards of business practices, client relationships, communications, environmental, legislative accountability and to be the… Read more »

    Posted on: July 12th, 2016

    ESV benefits local organizations (Helping Hands, July 12)

    A study just released by Volunteer Canada and the Corporate Council on Volunteering speaks directly to the importance of one of the major trends in the not-for-profit sector across the country: the important and growing impact of employee-supported volunteering, or ESV as it is coming to be known. Titled Leading with Intention, the report establishes… Read more »

    Posted on: July 8th, 2016

    Free Webinar: How Skills-Based Volunteering Can Advance Your Career

    Summary: Volunteering is widely regarded as a way to obtain transferable skills, gain valuable work experience, and explore career options, all while making important contributions to the community. This reciprocal relationship underscores the multiple benefits of volunteering that help both people and communities reach their potential. This recorded webinar presented by Volunteer Canada will provide… Read more »

    Posted on: June 28th, 2016

    Painting a community board (Helping Hands, June 28)

    There is much to be said about the power of legacy to define a community. In one sense, legacy is a delicate balancing act. On the one hand, legacy is a powerful expression of the fearlessness that drives people to undertake the challenges that come with community building. On the other hand, legacy is a… Read more »

    Posted on: June 24th, 2016

    IVC Releases Schedule for Suncor Workshop Fall series

    We are pleased to open registration for our fall offerings in the Suncor Workshop Series. Topics and dates are as follows:  Granting Writing (September 24) is focused on the needs of small and medium-sized organizations that want to learn the steps to grant writing success. Executive Director Bootcamp (October 14) is a one-day event filled with experts on team… Read more »

    Posted on: May 30th, 2016

    IVC nominated for Minister’s Seniors Service Award 2016

    IVC has been nominated for the Minister’s Seniors Service Award 2016 for its work in building out its Chef’s Choice frozen meals network across Sherwood Park and Strathcona County. A Certificate of Recognition will be presented at the West End Seniors Centre on June 9th, with the final award decision and ceremony to take place later… Read more »

    Posted on: May 24th, 2016

    IVC Annual General Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, June 15

    For further information about this meeting, or to obtain a copy of the Agenda, please contact Klay at 780.464.4242 or via email at klay@ivcstrathcona.org

    Posted on: May 24th, 2016

    Barbara Stegemann announced as keynote for National Volunteer Week 2017

    IVC is thrilled to announce that entrepreneur and Dragon’s Den Game Changer Barbara Stegemann will be featured as the keynote speaker for the 2017 National Volunteer Week Kickoff Breakfast, to be held on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Conference Centre in Sherwood Park.  About Ms. Stegemann: Barbara Stegemann’s entrepreneurial vision was formed… Read more »

    Posted on: April 25th, 2016

    Good for the sector, good for the students: Mandatory volunteering for high school graduation (article)

    “Besides reading, writing and arithmetic, one of the key goals of education in Canada is to produce good citizens. With this in mind, in 1999 the Ontario Ministry of Education began requiring every high school student to complete voluntary community service hours as a requirement for graduating — with the Ministry stating that the purpose… Read more »

    Posted on: April 20th, 2016

    IVC takes over responsibility for Volunteer Opportunities in Sherwood Park News

    The Volunteer Opportunities section of the Sherwood Park News will look a bit different soon. IVC has taken on responsibility for this very popular section effective Friday, April 22. The section will be clearly branded, will include between 12 and 20 opportunities every second Friday as well as having an option for local organizations to… Read more »

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Events

Grantwriting
Location: Hampton Inn Sherwood Park
Date(s): September 24, 2016
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

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Funders Forum 2016
Location: OLPH Church
Date(s): October 4, 2016
Time: 5:30 – 9:00

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