CALL FOR TEAMS OF VOLUNTEERS for BLITZ projects 2017

Companies, families, friends,  teams, service clubs! This is a great bonding/team building exercise and feel good thing to do…give back to your community! Ideally a BLITZ project is something a team of 6-8 people can complete in a few hours. Things like cleaning, weeding, painting, sorting, etc… We will be compiling a list of projects for you teams[...]

Do you need help with a 1 day project? BLITZ it!

Local non-profit organizations can apply to take advantage of the Saint John Volunteer Centre BLITZ! Between now and September 1st, 2017, we will be mobilizing teams of 6-8 volunteers to complete short term projects. Ideally a BLITZ project is something a team of 6-8 people can complete in a few hours. Things like cleaning, weeding, painting,[...]

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.[...]

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.[...]