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, mentor youth through Big Brothers Big Sisters, show us to our seat at Festival Place, … 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 find out more about their volunteer program and impact in our community. Did you know … Read more

Youth Volunteer Mixer

Looking to learn more about youth volunteer opportunities in your community? Join Strathcona Next Gen & Volunteer Strathcona for a casual evening of discussion and information about youth volunteering. Our goal is to create a Strathcona County Youth Volunteering Committee that will focus on connecting youth and volunteering opportunities in our community. We are striving … Read more

Join our Team as Program Coordinator!

Since 1976, Volunteer Strathcona has been a champion of volunteers and community organizations throughout Strathcona County. Our work centres on promoting, enhancing and growing volunteerism, supporting organizations to build strong volunteer programs, and celebrating the contributions of our community’s volunteers. We are seeking an individual who is passionate about volunteerism and is looking for an … Read more

National Volunteer Week – April 16-22, 2023

This year National Volunteer Week runs April 16 – 22, 2023! Let’s celebrate our individual and collective actions in creating a strong, interconnected and vibrant community! Volunteering weaves us together, strengthening the fabric of our community by sharing our time, talent and energy to support one another. #NVW2023 #WeavingUsTogether

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 p.m. Volunteer Strathcona will start making appointments for the tax clinic on March 1, to … Read more

The Gift of a Mission

In January, many of us ponder ‘who am I going to be this year’?  Will I actually eat less and move more, live an organized life in an organized home, and spend my evenings reading life changing essays instead of watching TV?   Probably not … but it’s fun to imagine myself as that person … Read more

December Community Update

On December 4th, Volunteer Strathcona joined WESeniors Active Aging Series to speak to senior community members about volunteer opportunities in Strathcona County. We linked with fellow colleagues from community organizations and made strong connections with new agencies. The volunteerism panel included Erin Wildeboer (Hodge Podge Lodge), Tracy Lockhart (Big Brothers Big Sisters) and Dyan Semple … Read more

VS Holiday Open House

Don’t miss out on our Holiday Open House! Swing by the Volunteer Strathcona office at #205 48 Brentwood Blvd on Dec 15, between 3-7pm, and learn more about our efforts over popcorn and drinks. Get a glimpse of our work and learn how you can contribute. See you there!