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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

Girl Guides of Canada Volun-Try

March 1, 2024 - June 30, 2024
All-day event
Location: Sherwood Park
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You’re invited to Volun-Try Girl Guides! Women 18+ can volunteer in existing units from April until June to experience the fun of Girl Guides. As a volunteer, you’ll help organize activities, go on field trips, and assist the volunteer leader (Guider) as they run the unit.

Successful applicants will be matched up with local units around Sherwood Park. Unit meetings vary by date and time, so our team will help you find the perfect fit. Applications close March 20, 2024.

You new adventure starts here.

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

Strathcona County NextGen

March 8, 2024
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm MST
Location: Remedy Cafe
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NextGen is looking for volunteers for the upcoming ‘Front Row” event in Sherwood Park! A creative showcase of local youth and young adult music, poetry and art.

Who can volunteer: Age 16+

What is happening: Open Mic Night (Front Row)

When: Friday, March 8th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Where is it at: Remedy Cafe located in Sherwood Park Savona Centre

Variety of Volunteer roles to choose from:

  • Greeting people at the door
  • Checking registrations and welcoming guests
  • Assisting with set-up and take-down of the event venue
  • Packing up instruments and event equipment
  • Event photography

If you would like to volunteer, please contact Moriah at Moriah.inyang-otu@bgcbigs.ca.


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.

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.

Governance and Operations – Building pathways to successful volunteers

March 9, 2024
9:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
Location: Ardrossan Memorial Hall
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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)


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