The winner of September’s Volunteer of the Month draw is Neimo Farah, who was nominated for Volunteers of the Week by the Grande Prairie Centre for Newcomers on September 9, 2019. Read their nomination at www.volunteergp.com.
Volunteer of the Month winners are awarded a $100 Gift Card from Tim Hortons!
The staff and board of the GPVSB would like to thank Tim Hortons for helping us fuel the volunteers of Grande Prairie and surrounding area.
Tim Hortons Volunteers of the Week
The Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau recognizes Sophie Picard for Volunteers of the Week. Sophie volunteered for the 2019 Street Performer’s Festival this past July and we appreciated all of her help with the festival. We couldn’t have done it without you, thank you Sophie!
North Peace Bracket Racing Association nominates Carolyn Campbell for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote, “NPBRA would like to thank Carolyn for her countless hours standing in the sun and wind to be our starter. Thanks Carolyn!”
The Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau recognizes Kylie Borden-Wilkens for Volunteers of the Week. Kylie volunteered for the 2019 Street Performer’s Festival this past July and we appreciated all of her help with the festival. We couldn’t have done it without you, thank you Kylie!
North Peace Bracket Racing Association nominates Sheri Carter for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote, “NPBRA would like to thank Sheri for all she does with the NPBRA Spring Spectacular Indoor Car Show and Swap Meet. We couldn’t do it without you. Thank You Sheri!”
Looking for volunteer opportunities in Grande Prairie and surrounding area? Visit https://gpvsb.volunteergrandeprairie.com.
FREE courses for those over 18 years old to develop their skills and look for employment.
Personal Development: Positivity Works – 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Writing Effective Resumes and Cover Letters – 9 a.m.-Noon
Online Job Search – 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Job Search Techniques – 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Interpersonal Skills – 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Job Search Techniques – 9 a.m.-Noon
How to Use the Cloud – 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Writing Effective Resumes and Cover Letters – 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
For more information and to register call 780-538-2727. For more dates and to sign up online visit https://wired2hire.ca/events.
GPVSB’s 50th Anniversary Celebration
Date: Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Volunteer Grove of Trees in Muskoseepi Park (located next to the GP Museum)
We invite GPVSB Members, Volunteers, Non Profits and community members to join us to celebrate our 50th Anniversary with a free Community BBQ, Time Capsule Ceremony and much more! Location may change due to weather, follow us @gpvsb on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates.
Grant Writing Clinic
Learn how to organize your information for the Grant Writing process and how to prepare your Grant Proposals in this 2 day hands on course!
Date: Oct. 23 and 24, 2019
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Community Village Building C. 10016-102 Ave. Grande Prairie, AB.
Cost: Members – $300
Non-Members – $600
For more information call 780-538-2727 or email email@example.com.