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. [...]

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Wheelchair Sports NB Board of Directors

Wheelchair Sports New Brunswick is calling for nominations to fill a number of positions on its Board of Directors. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to represent the wheelchair sports community within an organization that positively impacts the athlete experience at every level. Please submit your biography via email attention ‘Nomination Committee’: c/o admin@wsnb.ca by[...]

Become a Girl Guide Leader (Uptown, Millidgeville, others….)

 Girl Guides is looking for leaders in Uptown Saint John, Millidgeville and possibly other areas in and around the city. When you volunteer with kids at Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC), you’re playing a key role in providing girls aged 5-17 with the fun and the challenge of Guiding. You’ll be their cheerleader[...]

Alzheimers Society looking for help 3-4 hours/week

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CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: Heart & Stroke’s BIG BIKE RIDE Sept 24-25th

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Fact Sheet on employer support for volunteering

Statistics Canada has released a fact sheet on employer support for volunteering (ESV). For the first time, the 2013 General Social Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participating (GSS GVP) permits the calculation of volunteering rates of employees with or without employer support. This fact sheet explores to what extent ESV is associated with an increase[...]

Our newest Member: Children’s Wish Foundation

The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada works with communities across the country to provide children with life threatening illnesses the opportunity to realize their most heartfelt wish. By creating unique, meaningful experiences, Children’s Wish enhances quality of life for these courageous children and their families. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Special Events Coordinator, Special Events Volunteer, Special Events, Communications Coordinator, Special[...]

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CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: Canadian Blood Services

If you’d like a volunteer opportunity that offers a flexible  schedule and involves participating in community events with a focus  on recruiting new donors and promoting upcoming clinics, an in-community role may be right for you. In-community volunteering is a great chance to meet people by working with different groups and  raising awareness of the importance of[...]

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: Tree planting along Hammond River

Looking for an opportunity to volunteer locally? Help plant 30,000 trees to restore a forested floodplain along the scenic Hammond River. Thursday, June 9th and Sunday June 19th. They will also accept volunteers during the week. RSVP to hannah.bradford@hraa.ca. Click for further details on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/events/1076255049116472/