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[...]

JOB POSTING: Living SJ Evaluation and Communications Manager

Evaluation and Communications Manager Full Time Position
 One Year Contract (renewable annually)  Location: Saint John, NB Living SJ (www.livingsj.ca) is a diverse network of partners representing business, government and educational institutions; philanthropic, non-profit and community organizations; and neighbourhoods. These leaders have agreed to work collectively to end generational poverty. Much of the work serves families within[...]

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.[...]

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

Deadline is March 31, 2017      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,[...]

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[...]

FREE WORKSHOPS for individuals with disabilities, their families and support workers.

The New Brunswick Association for Community Living  invites you to two free upcoming workshop being held in Saint John on February 16th. For many New Brunswickers with a disability and their families, it can be a challenge to find and recruit support workers.  Individuals and their families often receive funding or pay for support workers[...]

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.[...]