2019 VOLUNTEER SPIRIT AWARD RECIPIENTS

A large group gathered today in the community room of the Saint John Police station to attend the Annual General Meeting of Volunteer Saint John which was followed with introductions & presentation of certificate to 5 exemplary volunteers from the Greater Saint John area! SPIRIT AWARD RECIPIENTS (click to read about each award recipient) Dave Read more about 2019 VOLUNTEER SPIRIT AWARD RECIPIENTS[…]

Volunteer Spirit Award – Sam Cunningham

Sam Cunningham volunteers with the CNIB and has been instrumental in the creation of a Peer Support program in the Saint John area known as Coffee & Chat. From organizing a location to calling individuals to invite them to participate, Sam was the impetus of change behind the creation of this program. The Coffee & Read more about Volunteer Spirit Award – Sam Cunningham[…]

Volunteer Spirit Award – Dave Stuart

Dave Stuart began volunteering when The Salvation Army partnered with Canaport to develop the Jack Frost program. They take their Community Response Unit out every Tuesday night and provide a meal for the residents of Reading Crescent. Dave is an employee of Canaport and saw the value in this program. He trained to drive the Read more about Volunteer Spirit Award – Dave Stuart[…]

Volunteer Spirit Award – Carol Shaw

Carol Shaw has been volunteering at Sophia Recovery Centre for the past seven years, and she certainly goes above and beyond the basic housekeeping duties of the volunteer job description. Every Friday, she arrives with a smile on her face and “the fixings” for a many course luncheon for the women of Sophia. This may Read more about Volunteer Spirit Award – Carol Shaw[…]

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[…]

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – VOLUNTEER SPIRIT AWARD

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[…]

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![…]

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! Read more about KENNEDY WEIR: Volunteer Spirit Award Winner![…]

GARY DEAN: 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  Saint John Volunteers who have gone above and beyond in the past year. GARY DEAN Gary began volunteering at an early age when he was a young Read more about GARY DEAN: Volunteer Spirit Award Winner![…]