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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
  • HR Recipes for Success

    HR Recipes for Success

    10 practical HR focused workshops, that can be taken individually or as a series. Workshops are 90 minutes every Wednesday, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, starting February 7th, 2018! Each workshop is full of practical learning, valuable networking and opportunities. Read More
  • Microsoft Word & Excel Training

    Microsoft Word & Excel Training

    Learn more about Microsoft Word & Excel in hands on computer classes with an instructor who has years of experience using and teaching these programs. Learn practical skills that will help you be more efficient in your day to day work. Read More
  • Member Spotlight

    Member Spotlight

    This month's Member Spotlight features Odyssey House. To learn about this great organization click the 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
  • 2017 International Volunteer Day Celebration Breakfast

    2017 International Volunteer Day Celebration Breakfast

    The Annual International Volunteer Day Celebration Breakfast was on December 5th, 2017! The free breakfast shows appreciation to volunteers in our community. The Volunteer of the Year Award, the Corporate Volunteer of the Year Award, as well as the Outstanding Members of the Community Awards were presented to truly deserving volunteers in our area during the breakfast. Read More
  • Today's Indigenous Employability Services

    Today's Indigenous Employability Services

    Our T.I.E.S. project focuses on the personal skills and talent that contribute to the transition from unemployment and depending on family, community or government financial sources to self-sufficiency. This leads to self-empowerment for the individual and eventually the whole Community. If you are of Indigenous ancestry and looking for work, click Read More
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Tim Hortons Volunteer of the Month

Carrie Tapson - Town of Wembley FCSS

Carrie TapsonDecember's Tim Hortons Volunteer of the Month Draw Winner is Carrie Tapson! Carrie was nominated for our Volunteers of the Week program, on December 27th by the Town of Wembley FCSS, here’s a look back at Carrie’s nomination:

“The Town of Wembley FCSS nominates Advisory Board member Carrie Tapson. The Town of Wembley FCSS Advisory Board is a group of dedicated individuals who are the decision making body of our community who determine events & activities that take place throughout the year.  Carrie & the group decide on the events & activities but they are HANDS ON and make sure they are a SUCCESS. Our FCSS office is a one person show and without support of the Advisory Board volunteers it would not be able to offer the FANTASTIC community events that the FCSS host such as the Volunteer Appreciation Banquet, Seniors Week Luncheon, Safe Halloween, Seniors & Friends "Sleigh Bell Brunch" and the Community Christmas event "Light the Night".  The Advisory Board also hosts several presentations that address preventative social awareness such as our recent Fentanyl - Understanding the Crisis.”  

For being named Volunteer of the Month Carrie has won a $100 Gift Card from Tim Hortons. Congratulations Carrie!

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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