Volunteer Spirit Award – Joshua Shanks

Joshua Shanks volunteers at the Loch Lomond Villa and according to his nominator has a unique ability to interact, lead and mentor their youth volunteers, while juggling the needs and wants of our caregivers. Josh’s maturity and empathy shone through in particular when he was able to connect and mentor two of our youth volunteers Read more about Volunteer Spirit Award – Joshua Shanks[…]

Volunteer Spirit Award – Somaditya Das

Somaditya Das has tirelessly devoted himself to upholding cross-cultural diversity and collaboration in the community. His efforts have enabled people of all ethnicities in Saint John to not only retain their culture and traditions of origin, but to nurture and share them with others for the enrichment of this community. As chair of the Asian Read more about Volunteer Spirit Award – Somaditya Das[…]


Every year at this time Volunteer Saint John (formerly the Saint John Volunteer Centre) requests nominations for our VOLUNTEER SPIRIT AWARD. You can submit your nomination by emailing volunteersaintjohn@gmail.com. Take a few moments and tell us about a deserving Saint John volunteer! National Volunteer Week will be held this year from April 7th – 13th Read more about CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – VOLUNTEER SPIRIT AWARD[…]

Bursary Notice ($1,500) For Female Student With Volunteer Spirit

Deadline is March 31, 2019   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. The award was established in recognition of the contribution Dr. Florence M. Christie made to the Saint John Community as Executive Director of Family Services, Read more about Bursary Notice ($1,500) For Female Student With Volunteer Spirit[…]

Pathways to Education – Volunteer Tutoring

We are actively recruiting volunteers for our tutoring room. In order to provide the highest quality programming for our youth, we rely on hardworking volunteers to serve as tutors for high school students living in the South End/Waterloo Village area. Volunteer tutors are trained, supervised, and supported by the Pathways staff. Tutoring runs after school Read more about Pathways to Education – Volunteer Tutoring[…]


Saint John will be the host city for the Canada 55+ Games this summer from August 21-24th.  These games will feature over 2000 registered athletes and their families visiting our City and Province for a minimum of 5 days to compete in one of 24 activities/sports in over 25 different venues in Greater Saint John. Read more about CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: 55+ Games[…]

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 Read more about RONGJING JIA: 2018 Bursary Recipient[…]

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 Read more about WALTER EMRICH: Volunteer Spirit Award Winner![…]