RONGJING JIA: 2018 Bursary Recipient

Rongjing (Jocelyn) Jia is the 2018 recipient of the Dr. Florence M. Christie Memorial Bursary in the amount of $1,500. She spoke recently (and eloquently) at the Annual General Meeting of the Saint John Volunteer Centre. Here are her speaking notes: “Good afternoon, honorable Selection Committee, Ms. Turner, and fellow guests, I am thrilled to[...]

WALTER EMRICH: Volunteer Spirit Award Winner!

It’s National Volunteer Week. A time to recognize all volunteers for the time they selflessly give to others and to our community. It’s also the perfect time to recognize some Saint John Volunteer who have gone above and beyond in the past year. WALTER EMRICH Walter Emrich is a long-time friend, member, and volunteer of the[...]

KENNEDY WEIR: Volunteer Spirit Award Winner!

It’s National Volunteer Week. A time to recognize all volunteers for the time they selflessly give to others and to our community. It’s also the perfect time to recognize some Saint John Volunteer who have gone above and beyond in the past year. KENNEDY WEIR Kennedy Weir is a volunteer extraordinaire around the Saint John area![...]

ANNOUNCEMENT: 2018 Bursary Recipient, Rongjing (Jocelyn) Jia

The Funds for the Dr. Florence M. Christie Memorial Bursary are in the amount of $1,500 are provided by the Greater Saint John Community Foundation. This year’s recipient is Rongjing (Jocelyn) Jia.  Since moving to Canada as a single mother she has faced many obstacles including learning a new language. That did not stop her[...]

RNS Youth Seeking Volunteer Opportunities

…while giving your charity a chance to win $5000! The Grade 9 class of Rothesay Netherwood School is looking to partner up with some local charities to learn more about being involved with social needs that they feel connected to. This is a part of their Discovery class in partnership with the Youth Philanthropist Initiative[...]

Investors Group $1000 sponsorship of Blitz Project

Michael Johnson of Investors Group Saint John presenting Stephanie Turner (President of the Saint John Volunteer Centre) with a cheque for $1000 in support of their Blitz promotion.  Michael is also a member of the Volunteer Centre board of directors. In his speaking note, Michael shared the following “It’s National Volunteer Week, and the Saint[...]

Florence Christie Memorial Bursary Recipient MORGAN NESBITT

This award was established in recognition of the contributions Dr. Christie made to the Saint John Community as Executive Director of Family Services, Founding Director of the Human Development Council and first President of the Volunteer Bureau (now Saint John Volunteer Centre Inc.). The Funds for the Dr. Florence M. Christie Memorial Bursary are in[...]

Invitation: April 25th, Come hear what the Volunteer Centre is up to!!

The Saint John Volunteer Centre invites everyone to attend our upcoming Annual General Meeting which will be held on April 25th, 2017 at noon at the New Brunswick Museum’s Oland Theatre. As a 100% virtual volunteer centre we have fewer opportunities throughout the year to interact face-to-face with the agencies and the volunteers we serve.[...]