NOON NUGGET: Nov 18th. Listening to Ourselves: The Prequel to Active Listening

The Saint John Volunteer Centre Presents NOON NUGGET WORKSHOP November 18, 2016 Please bring payment day of workshop  Listening to Ourselves: The Prequel to Active Listening We hear a great deal about the importance of Active Listening for providing a foundation for effective communication, negotiation and problem solving. However, before we are able to listen[...]

NOON NUGGET – Oct 14th “Volunteers are your Champions Go for the Gold!”

The Saint John Volunteer Centre Presents Noon Nugget October 14, 2016 $25 per person – Please bring payment day of workshop Volunteers are your Champions – GO FOR THE GOLD!! 2016 is an Olympic year and volunteers are the champions of your organization. Come out and learn how to treat them like gold to attract and[...]

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: Tree planting along Hammond River

Looking for an opportunity to volunteer locally? Help plant 30,000 trees to restore a forested floodplain along the scenic Hammond River. Thursday, June 9th and Sunday June 19th. They will also accept volunteers during the week. RSVP to hannah.bradford@hraa.ca. Click for further details on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/events/1076255049116472/  

WORKSHOP: Successful Grant Proposal Writing for nonprofits

grant_writing_feature“Seeking Approval” – Successful Grant Proposal Writing Steps and Strategies

Grants from institutional sources – government agencies, foundations, service clubs, associations and the like – are a major revenue source for charities and non-profit groups striving to jumpstart new programs or strengthen existing services.  Yet the process of researching granting sources and developing compelling proposals can be a mysterious and frustrating quest for many charities.  [...]

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NOON NUGGET May 27th – Creating and Maintaining a Strong Board

This noon nugget will explore how to build a strong and effective board of directors and how to maintain that board.  This session should be of interest to anyone who is serving on a board of directors or plans to serve in the future and to those who work with a board ie executive directors or management[...]

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July 15-17 NB Fine Craft Fest & Gala

‪ #‎FromHumanHands‬: NB Fine Craft Fest & Gala is coming back to the …Marco Polo Cruise Terminal in ‪#‎SaintJohn‬ July 15-17 and we are seeking your help! We depend on volunteers to support this dynamic event so that we can offer the best experience to the #SaintJohn and surrounding community. Support professional, master craftspeople, engage[...]

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WORKSHOP: Body Safety: Empowering Your Kids Through Conversation

A FREE event for adults who want to learn more about sexual abuse prevention Tuesday May 31st 2016 Quispamsis Qplex 6:30pm – 8:00pm 1) Why is it important to talk to children about their bodies? 2) How do we start these conversations? 3) How can we spot child predators that are among us every day?[...]