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  • Welcome

    Welcome

    The Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau is the centre of Grande Prairie's community non - profit sector. We work collaboratively with individuals, non-profits, educational institutions, and the corporate sector to provide programs opportunities and advocacy to develop a vibrant, growing community that cares. Read More
  • Nominations closes on April 3, 2017!

    Nominations closes on April 3, 2017!

    NOMINATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 3. The 2017 Leaders of Tomorrow Awards, presented by ATCO, recognizes students (ages 13-18) who have made outstanding contributions to their communities through volunteerism. Click 'Read More' for information and how to nominate an outstanding youth. Read More
  • Caught in the Act: Mick Bayko

    Caught in the Act: Mick Bayko

    Our latest Caught in the Act is Mick Bayko. Nominated by Scouts Canada, Mick volunteers as the organization’s Group Commissioner of the 3rd Grande Prairie Scout Group. Read More
  • Member Spotlight

    Member Spotlight

    The Finishing Touch Grad Society - to assist high school graduating students, who have earned their diploma, with obtaining the necessary formal attire and accessories too attend their grad ceremonies with pride. Read More
  • Fast & Furious Friday

    Fast & Furious Friday

    The Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau is proud to present Fast & Furious Friday; offering a variety of new professional development workshops covering a wide range of topics to help Non-Profits. Click on "Read More" for workshop dates and information. Read More
  • 2016 Volunteer & Corporate Volunteer of the Year Awards

    2016 Volunteer & Corporate Volunteer of the Year Awards

    and the Outstanding Member of the Community Awards were presented during the 31st International Volunteer Day Celebration Breakfast on December 5th,2016. Click "Read More" for the names of the 2016 recipients. Read More
  • HR Recipes for Success

    HR Recipes for Success

    The Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau is happy to offer the newest training workshop series "HR Recipes for Success". These practical HR focused workshops, instructed by a leading non-profit Human Resources expert, are designed specifically for supervisors, managers and HR professionals who are new to managing staff or could just use a bit more training around day-to-day HR functions, conflict management, recruitment, employee coaching, employee discipline, policy development, and much more! For more information click on Read More
  • GPVSB Member Benefits

    GPVSB Member Benefits

    There are many benefits to being a GPVSB member such as 3 free workshops for 2 participants, website linkage, volunteer listings, member pricing on professional development opportunities and more! Read More
  • Bookkeeping Services

    Bookkeeping Services

    The Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau is now offering very affordable bookkeeping services to non-profit agencies! Call Carol-Anne at (780)538-2727 for more information!
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Volunteer of the Month

Maria Houle - Grande Prairie Centre for Newcomers

Feb2017Maria2February’s Tim Hortons Volunteer of the Month Draw Winner is Maria Houle!    Maria was nominated for our Volunteers of the Week program, on February 23rd, by the Grande Prairie Centre for Newcomers; here’s a look back at Maria’s nomination:

“Grande Prairie Centre for Newcomers nominates Maria Houle. Since September 2016 Maria has been a co-facilitator for our Wednesday Evening Group for the Conversational English Club (this is in collaboration with the GP Public Library). Each week clients meet for 1 hour and 30 minutes to practice speaking English in a group setting through facilitated conversations. We are so grateful to have Maria as a volunteer. She is down to earth, patient and friendly. Her relaxed facilitation style is one that participants really appreciate and enjoy.  She is passionate about her volunteer work with us and is genuinely interested in learning about different cultures. Her lessons and activities are always fun! Thanks Maria for taking time out of your busy week to volunteer with us.”

For being named Volunteer of the Month Maria has won a $100 Tims Card from Tim Hortons! Congratulations Maria!

The staff and board of the GPVSB would like to thank our sponsor Tim Hortons for helping us fuel the volunteers of Grande Prairie.

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