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Volunteer & Job Opportunities

Sherwood Park Crusaders Volunteer (Youth Friendly)

The Crusaders are looking for volunteers for the 2017/18 season! Featuring flexible hours, and a wide variety of positions available, come be part...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Sherwood Park Crusaders

Victim Services Advocate

Become an advocate for victims. Help out your community and the RCMP. Provide immediate assistance, support, information and agency referrals to...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Strathcona County Victims Services

Puppy Raising Foster Home

Would you like to have a cute puppy and only commit for a year? Would you like to learn dog training skills while enhancing the life of an...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Dogs with Wings

Mealtime Companion

With staff direction volunteer will assist residents to and from the dining room for meals, assist staff in serving meals and beverages, visit...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

CapitalCare Strathcona

Special Events

Assist Home on Range staff with special events throughout the year that helps raise funds and awareness for Home on the Range programs. Assist...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Home on the Range Autism Ranch

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Vision Mate

CNIB is looking for volunteers to provide one-on-one companionship and support to a person who is blind or partially sighted. Vision mates meet...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)

Science Garage Assistant & Attendant

The Science Garage needs assistants and attendants to help guests of all ages to get their hands and minds busy with science as they create,...

Location:

Edmonton and region

Organization:

Telus World of Science Edmonton

Robotics Lab (Youth Friendly)

TWOS needs attendants to provide leadership and guidance to teams of visitors as they program LEGO NXT robots to perform tasks and tackle...

Location:

Edmonton and region

Organization:

Telus World of Science Edmonton

Hospitality Hosts (Youth Friendly)

Be instrumental in welcoming visitors, identifying their needs, responding to questions and directing them to their required destination. Hosts...

Location:

Edmonton and region

Organization:

Telus World of Science Edmonton

Gallery Guide/Interpreter

Make science sizzle and help others discover the world and beyond as you guide visitors through our dynamic and interactive exhibit galleries. Our...

Location:

Edmonton and region

Organization:

Telus World of Science Edmonton

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Vision Mate

CNIB is looking for volunteers to provide one-on-one companionship and support to a person who is blind or partially sighted. Vision mates meet...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)

Birthday Party Host (Youth Friendly)

Help put the "Special" into a special day. Volunteer Birthday Party hosts direct groups who have pre-booked a birthday celebration on site....

Location:

Edmonton and region

Organization:

Telus World of Science Edmonton

Festival Volunteer

SkirtsAfire is a festival that empowers, supports, and celebrates women in the arts. Festival runs from March 1st - March 11th. Volunteer...

Location:

Edmonton and region

Organization:

SkirtsAfire

Recreation Volunteer

We are currently looking for volunteers to assist with our Recreation activities. If you are kind and compassionate and enjoy seniors we would...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Summerwood Village Retirement Residence

Merchandise Sales

We're looking for outgoing individuals for our Crusaders merchandise stand at every Crusaders home game! Merchandise salespeople must have a basic...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Sherwood Park Crusaders

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Strathcona County Community Calendar

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IVC News

    Posted on: April 7th, 2017

    IVC names new Executive Director

    The Board of Directors of the Information and Volunteer Centre (IVC) for Strathona County is pleased to announce that Judy Ferguson has been selected as their new executive director.  Judy will officially join us on Monday, April 10th, 2017.  We are confident that Judy’s experience, knowledge and integrity are a great match for the work,… Read more »

    Posted on: February 28th, 2017

    Voting important for youth

    The most boring thing about politics is not caring about them at all. That’s the message being pushed through the Information and Volunteer Centre (IVC) of Strathcona County to teach youth about the “power of democracy.” The youth workshop on democracy and civic engagement will be led by the Montreal-based group, Apathy is Boring. A… Read more »

    Posted on: February 11th, 2017

    IVC begins search for new Executive Director

    To Key Stakeholders, Partners, and Clients of the IVC This is to inform you that Klay Dyer, Executive Director of the Information and Volunteer Centre, has tendered his resignation. We congratulate Klay in his appointment to the position of Manager, Alberta Glycomics Centre at the University of Alberta. Klay will be taking on his new… Read more »

    Government of Alberta

    Posted on: January 31st, 2017

    New volunteer screening program improves safety

    Alberta non-profits now have access to new tools to help strengthen the safety and security of the most vulnerable Albertans. Developed with the input of non-profit voluntary sector stakeholders and police agencies, Alberta Culture and Tourism’s new Volunteer Screening Program will assist non-profit organizations with a range of resources to help reinforce existing volunteer screening… Read more »

    Posted on: January 31st, 2017

    150 for 150 Volunteer Challenge has been launched

    The Information and Volunteer Centre for Strathcona County has officially launched is 150 for 150 Volunteer Challenge, in collaboration with the project sponsor Suncor. Celebrating the energy and contributions of volunteers from across Strathcona County, the project will run for the entire year, and will allow volunteers to register their hours towards the ultimate goal… Read more »

    Government of Alberta

    Posted on: January 7th, 2017

    Government of Alberta helps non-profits save money

    Non-profit and volunteer agencies will benefit from a $1-million grant to complete energy efficiency audits. Organizations can save money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by determining areas for energy efficiency improvements. The Non-Profit Energy Efficiency Transition (NEET) Program will provide funding to help non-profit and volunteer groups determine how efficient their current lighting, heating, cooling… Read more »

    Posted on: December 15th, 2016

    Province announces changes to community grant programs

    Following an internal review and discussions with non-profit sector partners, the province has made several changes to its community grants programs. The changes are intended to address funding gaps, and bring greater clarity and transparency to the application and decision-making process. The Community Facility Enhancement Program helps support construction and renovation of public-use community facilities…. Read more »

    Posted on: December 13th, 2016

    2017 Community Social Services Grants open for applications

    The Strathcona County Community Social Services Grants program is open to all not-for-profit social service groups and organizations. There are two categories of funding: Operating Grant Partnership Funding Grant All funding requests must address a social services need in our community and show evidence of this need. The primary focus of the group or organizations… Read more »

    Posted on: December 13th, 2016

    IVC Community Dinner deemed a success

    A new addition to your catalogue of seasonal facts: Mrs. Claus can dab with the best. And over 150 County residents bore witness to that fact during the first ever IVC Community Holiday Dinner, which took place on Saturday, December 10th at Robin Hood Association. The brainchild of the IVC staff, the idea of holding… Read more »

    Posted on: December 3rd, 2016

    IVC introduces healthy eating video

    Knock out poor eating habits by choosing healthier foods. Most people would believe that it is easier said than done, but local organizations are taking a visual approach in helping individuals identify healthier food options. In a partnership between the Information and Volunteer Centre (IVC) of Strathcona County, Meals on Wheels, Sherwood Park Primary Care… Read more »

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Events

Funders Forum
Location: OLPH Church
Date(s): April 24, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Grantwriting
Location: Strathcona County Hall Conference Centre Room 1
Date(s): May 5, 2018
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

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