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Volunteer & Job Opportunities

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

Volunteer Driver

Assist autism and developmental disabilities program participants to and from job sites. Assist while they are on their job site and provide...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Home on the Range Autism Ranch

Recreation Assistant (Youth Friendly)

Volunteers are welcome to assist residents to participate in activities such as bingos, exercise, crafts, out trips, music, special events and...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

CapitalCare Strathcona

Volunteer Coordinator

We are looking for an individual who has volunteer coordination experience to help our organization develop and implement the practices and...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Strathcona County Citizens on Patrol

Handbell ringer

Since the early 1980s the handbell ensemble has been an important part of the Josephburg Choral Society. We are seeking women who have rung or...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Josephburg Choral Society

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Community Ambassador / Speaker

Are you looking to make a big difference in the lives of children living in extreme poverty? Our volunteer opportunities in your local community...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Mary’s Meals

Children's activities

Looking for help with the following duties: • Children’s crafts (colouring, Play-Doh etc.) • Games such as parachute, pyrohy toss...

Location:

Other

Organization:

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

Summer Camp Volunteer

Summer camp volunteers needed for summer day camps held at Whitecroft Hall all summer long! Looking for individuals going into grade 7-12 in...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Les Petits Soleils

HodgePodge Lodge Director

The HodgePodge Lodge is looking for volunteer Lodge Directors. Responsibilities include:10, two hour shifts between April 6 to October 12,...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Strathcona County

Concert Emcee

Do you attend Toastmasters or want to practice your public speaking skills? We are on the lookout for emcees to help out with some of our special...

Location:

Other

Organization:

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

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No job opportunities at this time.

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Community Ambassador / Speaker

Are you looking to make a big difference in the lives of children living in extreme poverty? Our volunteer opportunities in your local community...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Mary’s Meals

Children's activities

Looking for help with the following duties: • Children’s crafts (colouring, Play-Doh etc.) • Games such as parachute, pyrohy toss...

Location:

Other

Organization:

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

Sherwood Park - Terry Fox Run Organizer

An individual, group or organization to help coordinate the Terry Fox Run in Sherwood Park on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Over 9,000 Terry Fox...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Terry Fox Run

Summer Camp Volunteer

Summer camp volunteers needed for summer day camps held at Whitecroft Hall all summer long! Looking for individuals going into grade 7-12 in...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Les Petits Soleils

HodgePodge Lodge Director

The HodgePodge Lodge is looking for volunteer Lodge Directors. Responsibilities include:10, two hour shifts between April 6 to October 12,...

Location:

Strathcona County/Sherwood Park

Organization:

Strathcona County

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IVC News

    Posted on: April 12th, 2018

    Strathcona County residents volunteer 7.9 million hours a year

    SHERWOOD PARK, AB (April 12, 2018) – An innovative new way to calculate the value of volunteers was released by Propellus (formerly Volunteer Calgary) on behalf of volunteer centres around the province. This calculation shows that Strathcona County residents have volunteered approximately 7.9 million hours over the last year. This calculation allows organizations across the… Read more »

    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 »

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Events

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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