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Archives > January 2017

Posted on Jan 31, 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 Jan 31, 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 »

Posted on Jan 7, 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 »