SJVC launches on-line volunteer matching platform nicknamed “vHarmony”

better impact imageAre you Looking to Find Your Perfect Match? Volunteer Centre Launches “Dating Site” for Local Volunteers and Non-Profit Agencies Nicknamed vHarmony

FOR RELEASE – February 14th 2017 Contact : Stephanie Turner, SJVC President  Email: volunteersaint john@gmail.com  (506) 333-3442

SAINT JOHN, NB – The Saint John Volunteer Centre (SJVC) has been matching volunteers with non-profit agencies who need help for over 40 years. “It’s a very human-resource intensive exercise” says volunteer board President, Stephanie Turner. “We felt there must be a way to automate the process. We discovered software designed specifically for volunteer centres called Better Impact.”

According to Calvin Pert, volunteer and IT advisor, “Better Impact works somewhat like a dating site. [...]

SAVE THE DATE: March 16th Workshop on Digital Fundraising

DATE: Thursday March 16, 2017 3- 4pm LOCATION: Mary Oland Theatre of the New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre – Market Square The presentation will be sponsored by the Greater Saint John Community Foundation Entrance fee for people to attend ($10/AFPNB Members and $15/Non-members) The Evolution of Digital Fundraising Online giving is now 20 years old.[...]

SEEKING BETTER IMPACT CORPORATE SPONSOR: $2500

The Saint John Volunteer centre is offering a powerful corporate sponsorship opportunity! An opportunity to align your company’s values with the on-going & valuable work of our local nonprofit sector Your $2,500 charitable donation (receiptable) will make a tremendous difference to the on-going sustainability & effectiveness of the Saint John Volunteer Centre This is not[...]

Call For Volunteers: YMCA Childen’s Pool Time

The YMCA is searching for volunteers to help their Child Care staff with the children of our Saint John Regional Y Child Care during their scheduled pool times by engaging and playing with the children while they are participating in programming in the therapy pool from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on either Mondays or Fridays.[...]

Cathedral Restoration Project

A restored Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception will be the heart of a transformed city neighbourhood…true to the dream of its original founders. In the Old World, the centre of a city was thought to be wherever its Cathedral stood. Although Saint John is a city encompassing an enormous area with dozens and dozens of[...]

Volunteer Centre has immediate opening for 2 board members

The Saint John Volunteer Centre is currently recruiting to their Board of Directors. Our board meets approximately 9 times per year for 60-90 minutes per meeting.  The volunteer centre is a 100% volunteer driven organization. Our board gets things done! 2017 will be an exciting year to be involved with the centre as we are[...]

Nominate individual or group for $5,000 donation to charity of their choice.

The Community Foundation serving Greater Saint John presents: The 2016 Community Service Awards:  Individual Category & Group Category Individual Category: The Community Foundation is calling for nominations for individuals who have made a significant impact in our community through his or her volunteer activities. The recipient of this award will be asked to select a[...]

Students 12-13 years old looking for opportunities to help!

HELP FOSTER A LOVE OF VOLUNTEERING BY STARTING THEM YOUNG! Quispamsis Middle School student (ages 12-13) are looking for volunteer opportunities in the greater Saint John. As part of a course they are taking, students are asked to complete 10 hours of community service. Volunteer work could be individual or group. If you have ideas[...]

Student “Dance Marathon” Ambassadors wanted!

Host a Children’s Miracle Network “Dance Marathon” event at your school. This event is a 4-12 hour events that consists of students standing in symbolic support of their local sick and injured children through games, dancing, activities and entertainment. We are looking for University & High School students to become Dance Marathon Ambassadors and bring this movement to their school!

There are over 450 schools that participate in this movement. The Children’s Miracle Network works with the students and [...]

Help a local not-for-profit with bookkeeping

Rondo Dance Theatre is looking for a volunteer registered accountant, for monthly bookkeeping and annual tax returns. If interested contact the Saint John Volunteer Centre at volunteersaintjohn@gmail.com OR email Rondos Dance directly at rondosdancetheatre@gmail.com   http://rondosdancetheatre.com