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Happy Voluntines!

This February, take the time to say 'Thank You' to your Voluntines.
This February, please take the time to say 'Thank You' to your Voluntines. Simply download our printable Voluntines cards in the format that works for your office.   Thank you… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2017/02/happy-voluntines/

Volunteer Central hires new Executive Director

“The Volunteer Central Board of Directors is excited to welcome Pam Snowdon to our organization as we head into our next phase of growth”
(Red Deer, AB) Volunteer Central is pleased to announce that Pam Snowdon has joined the organization as Executive Director. “The Volunteer Central Board of Directors is excited… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2016/06/volunteer-central-hires-new-executive-director/

A Fond Farewell

Following the incredible success of her local escape room business Lockdown Escape Rooms, Tammy Oliver-McCurdie will sadly be leaving the staff of Volunteer Central at the end of… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2016/05/fond-farewell/

Voluntines 2016

  Celebrate your  VOLUNTINES This February, let your Voluntines' colours shine. Download your choice of two blank template versions of our Voluntine cards.   Choose from a… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2016/02/voluntines-2016/

Volunteer Central welcomes a new Executive Director

Volunteer Central is pleased to announce that Tammy Oliver-McCurdie has joined the organization as Executive Director.
Volunteer Central is pleased to announce that Tammy Oliver-McCurdie has joined the organization as Executive Director.     Pictured: (Left) Departing Executive Director Karen… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2015/08/volunteer-central-welcomes-new-executive-director/

Thank You Voluntines!

February evokes many thoughts Love      Passion     Commitment     Desire    Love for the people who give of their time Love for the people whose passion helps… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2015/02/thank-you-voluntines/

City of Lacombe Launches Online Volunteer Handbook

  Collecting a multitude of resources, links, articles, and other information into one easy to navigate collection perfect for both volunteers and nonprofits, they've… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2015/01/city-lacombe-launches-online-volunteer-handbook/

Volunteer Canada Announces Volunteer Recognition Tool

Recognition is a critical component of managing any workforce, but it is especially crucial in managing volunteers.  Attempting to show people how valued they are can be very… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2014/12/volunteer-canada-announces-volunteer-recognition-tool/

Volunteer Central Announces Workshops with Milena Santoro

Volunteer Central is pleased to announce an approaching series of workshops with globally renowned trainer and public speaker, Milena Santoro.
Milena is a sought-after professional speaker, keynote, facilitator and global trainer. She inspires her audience to search deeper into their ‘Source’ of true power so that they… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2014/10/volunteer-central-announces-workshops-milena-santoro/

Volunteer Alberta Announces RCMP Halt of Mandatory Fingerprinting Timelines

Volunteer Alberta announced in their Sector Connector Newsletter that RCMP have put proposed timelines for mandatory fingerprinting of all persons applying for vulnerable sector checks, on hold after the voluntary sector raised grave concerns about the im…
Representatives from the nonprofit and voluntary sector gathered with RCMP at the National Dialogue on Screening Volunteers 2014, on September 9th.    The sector has been… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2014/09/volunteer-alberta-announces-rcmp-halt-mandatory-fingerprinting-timelines/

Pricewaterhouse Coopers Canada Foundation Leadership Grant Program

The PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada Foundation Leadership Grants Program provides funding for professional development opportunities for staff and volunteers who work at small- to medium-registered charitable organizations in Canada. Since the program's lau…
Eligibility All individual leadership grant applicants or beneficiaries proposed as part of the team grant application must be a current employee or volunteer at a registered… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2014/09/pricewaterhouse-coopers-canada-foundation-leadership-grant-program/

Volunteer Central is Pleased to Announce their New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Volunteer Central is proud and excited to welcome Karen Oatway into the newly created role as Executive Director.
The Board of Directors of Volunteer Central is proud and excited to welcome Karen Oatway into the newly created role as Executive Director.  Donna Carter, Board Chair, said… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2014/09/volunteer-central-pleased-announce-their-new-executive-director/

AGLC Gaming Information for Charitable Groups (GAIN)

Gaming Information for Charitable Groups (GAIN) The GAIN program was launched in November 2003 to assist volunteers in gaining a better understanding of the responsibilities and… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2014/09/aglc-gaming-information-charitable-groups-gain/

Rotary Club of Red Deer Sunrise Now Accepting Grant Applications

GRANT APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE ROTARY CLUB OF RED DEER SUNRISE FALL GRANT RUN.   The Rotary Club of Red Deer Sunrise entertains requests for Community Funding… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2014/09/rotary-club-red-deer-sunrise-now-accepting-grant-applications/

Resource Collection

Here you will find a collection of resources that people within the VMN have found helpful.
Online FOIP training: http://www.servicealberta.ca/foip/training/online-training.cfm  (Thank you to Jessica Dinan from Extendicare for sharing this resource)   Assortment of… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2014/09/resource-collection/

Volunteer Red Deer is now Volunteer Central

The Board of Directors and Staff of Volunteer Red Deer have been working tirelessly to create an organization that brings increased value to our partners and the communities we serve. Step by step, we’ve built a stronger organization – one that will provi…
The Board of Directors and Staff of Volunteer Red Deer have been working tirelessly to create an organization that brings increased value to our partners and the communities… http://volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2014/04/volunteer-red-deer-now-volunteer-central/

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