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Voluntourism in Central Alberta

The Moreno Family visited Alberta in July of 2015 for the wedding of a family friend. They took the opportunity to volunteer throughout Red Deer.
10 years ago Mariana Moreno traveled to Canada from Brazil to take part in an exchange program, living for 8 months in Strathmore with the Kreft family.  This cemented a lifelong… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2015/10/voluntourism-central-alberta/

Sheila Bannerman, 2015 Red Deer Citizen of the Year

On May 7th, 2015, Sheila Bannerman was named Red Deer's 2015 Citizen of the Year.
While preparing for National Volunteer Week 2015, Volunteer Central had the honour of meeting a wide variety of community engaged volunteers willing to take part in our… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2015/05/sheila-bannerman-2015-red-deer-citizen-year/

The Sanchez Family- Giving Back

The Sanchez family are a glowing example of giving back to your community.    "We volunteer as a family because we enjoy helping others.  When we moved to Canada, we… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2015/02/sanchez-family-giving-back/

Featured Volunteers - Esther Hutchison

Esther began her volunteer service with the Kerry Wood Nature Centre in April of 1996 assisting front counter staff several months. While she enjoyed volunteering in this capacity, her real passion was in books. In August of 1996 Esther began volunteering…
Esther began her volunteer service with the Kerry Wood Nature Centre in April of 1996 assisting front counter staff several months. While she enjoyed volunteering in this… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2014/07/featured-volunteer-esther-hutchison/

Featured Volunteers - Edward and Kate

For any person in a long-distance relationship, finding a way to connect with your partner can be difficult. For Edward McIntyre, volunteering with the Red Cross has given him… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2014/04/edward-and-kate/