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  • Make Tax Time Pay Clinics
    E4C, Strathcona County Library and Volunteer Strathcona are working together to put on Free Tax Clinics located at Strathcona County Community Centre on March 23 and April 13, 2024 in Meeting Rooms 3 & 4 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 … Read more
  • Board Members are key volunteers
    When we think of volunteers at community organizations, we tend to think of those who roll up their sleeves and pitch in on program delivery, events and fundraisers – like the folks who pack hampers at the Strathcona Food Bank, … Read more
  • Community Spotlight: Strathcona County Community Mediation
    At Volunteer Strathcona, we love learning about the amazing things being done by volunteers and community organizations in Strathcona County.   In December we caught up with Tara Erickson, Program Director at the Strathcona County Community Mediation program (SCCM), to … Read more

Upcoming Events Looking for Volunteers

Virtual Birkie Volunteer needed for The Canadian Birkebeiner

February 10, 2024 - February 26, 2024
All-day event
Location: Remote
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What: Virtual Birkie

When: February 10-26, 2024 (Shifts are 4-5 hours, 1-3 days a week) Minimum 3 shifts commitment required

Where: Remotely

Duties include: Monitoring social media and email channels for Virtual Birkie content. Validating contributors who are registered with Birkie Festival, Re-Sharing content on Birkie channels, saving images on a designated drive and sharing posts online.

Training session will be available in person and online

Requirements:

Access to reliable computer/laptop

Confident using social media

Knowledgeable on digital file management

Able to follow social media trends and protocols

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Monica @ monicamwaternberg@gmail.com or phone at 780-231-5322

Gymnastics in the Park Invitational 2024

March 6, 2024 - March 10, 2024
All-day event
Location: Millenium Place
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Hosted by Salto Gymnastics Club

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:

  • Event timers
  • Score entering
  • Setting-up and taking down equipment
  • Hospitality
  • Ticket Sales
  • Security

Saffron Centre – Consent Event

May 25, 2024
9:00 am MST
Location: Broadmoor Lake Park
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Saffron Centre is looking for volunteers to join the #ConsentEvent team and help create a fantastic runner experience. There is a variety of options both prior to race day and on race day for you to help support this event!

Positions range from stuffing swag bags, pre-event packet pickup, and race day volunteering including registration, course marshal, water or fruit station, set-up, and clean-up.

Thank you for being a part of making this event a huge success for runners, Saffron Centre, and survivors of sexual violence!


Upcoming Learning Events

Advancing Organizational Resilience Initiative

January 25, 2024 - April 18, 2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
Location: Virtual and In-person
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Presented by EVCO

From organizations thinking about large strategy questions about the future to practical operational issues, the Advancing Organizational Resilience Initiative will support non-profit organizations in preparing for the future.

ECVO, in collaboration with PolicyWise, is launching a unique opportunity for non-profits across Edmonton to strengthen and develop new capabilities, improve engagement and well-being, and turn crises into opportunities. The Advancing Resilience Initiative is geared towards strengthening resilience, as many organizations face the challenges of making informed decisions amid uncertainty and change. From organizations thinking about large strategy questions about the future to practical operational issues, the project will help leaders understand the sources and drivers needed to achieve organizational resilience.

Governance and Operations – Building pathways to successful volunteers

February 27, 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm MST
Location: Sherwood Park Community Centre Meeting Room 2
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Strathcona County and Volunteer Strathcona are excited to invite all non-profit Board Members in the Strathcona County area to join the Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations for one of three sessions to explore and understand the governance and operational work of your organizations.

Three different dates and locations to choose from, pick one session that fits your schedule

February 15, 2024 – 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Location: Josephburg Community Hall)

February 27, 2024 – 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Location: Sherwood Park Community Centre, Meeting Room 2)

March 9, 2024 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Location: Ardrossan Memorial Hall)

Bylaws Workshop

March 8, 2024
9:00 am - 4:00 pm MST
Location: Community Centre Meeting Room 2 in Sherwood Park
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All non-profit Board Members in Strathcona County are invited to come to this free event put on by Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations to learn the latest best practices and ask the experts how you can make your bylaws fresh and future-ready in an evolving non-profit sector.

Gather for one day to explore bylaw requirements, recommendations and proven practices.


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