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Posted on Jun 15, 2018

Volunteer organization refines future plans

Source: Sherwood Park News Introduction: On June 12, IVC presented to Strathcona County council with an update following February round-table sessions attended by community members to identify areas of strength and potential improvement for the local association. “We took a close look at our values, and landed on integrity, service leadership, collaboration, innovation and reflectiveness… Read more »

Posted on May 15, 2018

Information & Volunteer Centre for Strathcona County Announces Three New Board Members

Sherwood Park, Alberta (May 15, 2018) – The Information & Volunteer Centre for Strathcona County (IVC) announces the appointment of three new members of its Board of Directors, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2018. Joining the Board of Directors are Bonnie Hoffmann, Derek Newman and Cassandra Tomas. “All… Read more »

Posted on May 2, 2018

Job Opportunity: Program and Initiatives Coordinator

Program and Initiatives Coordinator Information and Volunteer Centre for Strathcona County Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program and Initiatives Coordinator is responsible for the planning, development and delivery of professional development, networking events and other resources for those who work and volunteer in nonprofit and community organizations, and for connecting residents and the business… Read more »

Posted on Apr 25, 2018

Pembina Pipeline Corporation to Fund Nonprofit Leadership Training

Building Nonprofit Capacity in the County Sherwood Park, Alberta (April 24, 2018) – The Information & Volunteer Centre for Strathcona County (IVC) is pleased to announce a new funding partnership with Pembina Pipeline Corporation. With a commitment of $10,000, Pembina will support IVC in the delivery of its upcoming fall and winter not-for-profit capacity building… Read more »

Posted on Apr 12, 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 Apr 7, 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 Feb 28, 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 Feb 11, 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 »

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 »

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