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

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

New: Winter Block Party Games

We are thrilled to offer a variety of family-friendly outdoor games available for Strathcona County nonprofits, community groups, and block parties! And here’s something for the winter season! Introducing our new Winter Edition Games! You can now borrow the Snow Design Pack – perfect for those snowy days!

SnowBusters: Thank you Home Hardware Sherwood Park!

Volunteer Strathcona is thrilled to spotlight the incredible support from Home Hardware Sherwood Park. They’ve warmed our hearts this winter season with their generous donation of 30 snow shovels and 30 pails of ice melt! This invaluable contribution will significantly boost the efforts of our dedicated SnowBusters volunteers for the 2023/24 winter season. We’d also … Read more

Happy International Volunteer Manager Day!

Universally, people recognize the contribution of volunteers who are involved in just about every aspect of service delivery in all walks of life. However, volunteering does not succeed in a vacuum. That is why we celebrate International Volunteer Managers Day (IVMD) every year on November 5. Your tireless efforts to support, guide, and empower our … Read more