GPVSB recognizes Carys Hustler for Volunteers of the Week. Carys volunteered for the 2019 Street Performer’s Festival this past July and we appreciated all of their help with the festival. We couldn’t have done it without you, thank you Carys!
Pauline P. and her dog Ava
St. John Ambulance nominates Pauline P. and her dog Ava for Volunteers of the Week. They wrote, “Pauline and Ava joined our Therapy Dog Program earlier this year. Pauline and Ave have been doing visitations every second Wednesday morning at the Wild Rose Retirement Residence. Pauline and Ava are a perfect fit for this location. Pauline is very kind and patient and Ava is a sweet, gentle and lovable mini golden doodle. Thanks again Pauline and Ava, we look forward to your continuing contributions to the community!”
GPVSB recognizes Kaiden Blakley for Volunteers of the Week. Kaiden volunteered for the 2019 Street Performer’s Festival this past July and we appreciated all of their help with the festival. We couldn’t have done it without you, thank you Kaiden!
St. John Ambulance nominates Gary O. for Volunteers of The Week. They wrote, “Gary joined the MFR (Medical First Responder Group) in 2016. Since joining he has made quite an impact. Gary has volunteered at Storm home games, local runs and continues to help out when/where he can. We are very thankful for Gary and his contributions to the community. Thanks again Gary.”
GPVSB recognizes Gary Kantz for Volunteers of the Week. Gary was an incredible volunteer during the 2019 Street Performer’s Festival as part of the Audience Services team. He was always working hard with a smile on his face and we were so fortunate to have his help. Thank you so much for giving your time Gary, we couldn’t have done it without you!
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.
Career and Information Planning – 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Personal Empowerment – 9 a.m -Noon
Get a Job Using Social Media – 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Job Search Techniques – 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.
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.
2019 Volunteer of the Year Awards
We are now accepting nominations for Individual and Corporate Volunteer of the Year. For award details and nomination forms visit www.volunteergp.com. Nomination deadline is Nov. 4.
We hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving long-weekend. Our office will be closed Oct. 14 and 15.
Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau