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GPVSB: Volunteer of the Month

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The winner of May’s Volunteer of the Month draw is Nicholas Fraser, who was nominated for Volunteers of the Week by Grande Prairie Council for Lifelong Learning.

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Here is a look back at what they had to say about their volunteer:

‘Nicholas has been helping our evening ESL students in the classroom. He provides extra support to our students that may be struggling with classroom work and activities. He continues to learn and grow in his volunteer role by dedicating his time in enrolling in tutor training courses. Thank you, Nicholas, for offering your time and knowledge in helping our students meet their learning goals.’

Congratulations Nicholas.

Grande Prairie & Area your volunteer could be the next Volunteer of the Month! Recognize an amazing individual Volunteer for Tim Hortons Volunteers of the Week at www.volunteergp.com/services/885 and they are automatically entered in the Volunteer of the Month Draw.

The GPVSB staff and board would like to thank Tim Hortons for sponsoring our Volunteer Recognition Programs.

Community Shredding Party

Grande Prairie & Area Non-Profit Organizations you are invited to attend our Community Shredding Party on June 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Community Village parking lot.

Safely and securely destroy your outdated sensitive documents, while getting back to a little normalcy with a free physically distanced BBQ.

Please call (780) 538-2727 or email admin@volunteergrandeprairie.com to RSVP.

All mandatory public health measures issued by the Government of Alberta and AHS will be followed.

This event is presented by GPVSB in partnership with Prairie Disposal Ltd. and the Community Village and sponsored by Grande Prairie Salvation Army Canadian Tire, Citrus Catering & Pasifika Security Services.

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Office Furniture and Supplies Needed

The Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau, in partnership with the Community Village, is collecting used office items and supplies for an upcoming Furniture Fair. The fair is designed to help local non-profit organizations in the community. Donating your items shows others you support the community; by helping an organization in need, and the environment; by keeping usable items out of landfills.

Please note metal desks will not be accepted.

Businesses interested in donating please call (780) 538-2727 or email info@volunteergrandeprairie.com to arrange a drop off time at the Community Village located at 10116 102 Ave.

Thank you.

Mental Health & Addictions Navigator Program

The Mental Health & Addictions Navigator Program offers support, tools and acts as a bridge connecting individuals to mental health resources.

For more information contact us at mhan@volunteergrandeprairie.com or visit https://wired2hire.ca/navigator.

The MHAN Program is supported by the Government of Alberta and Alberta Health Services.

SANE-ITIZER

GPVSB’s bi-weekly SANE-ITIZER newsletter provides helpful mental health information is available to read online at https://wired2hire.ca/newsletter/

Office Hours

Our office is open by appointments only Monday to Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. To make an appointment call (780) 538-2727 or email info@volunteergp.com.

Stay up to date with the Grande Prairie Volunteer Service Bureau by following us on Facebook, Instagram and twitter @gpvsb.

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