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
Now accepting nominations for the 2017 Leaders of Tomorrow Awards presented by ATCO. These awards 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
9 volunteer lawyers provided a total of 35 hours of free legal advice to Grande Prairie’s low to moderate income population at the 2nd Legal Advice Blitz. Read More
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
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
Bookkeeping ServicesThe 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!
February 21, 2017
Clem & Gertie Jaeger: Grande Prairie Voice for Life
Grande Prairie Voice for Life nominates Clem and Gertie Jaeger. Clem has been a part of our board of Voice for Life for many years and his wife Gertie has been right beside him for all those years. We want to thank him for all his years of service, his heart for our ministry and being on a board that was composed of all woman for so long. We are thankful for his passion & all the work he has done throughout the years.
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Community Basket Donations
Thank you St. Joseph Catholic Church, St Clement Catholic School and École St. Gerard Catholic School
We would like to thank St. Joseph Catholic Church, St Clement Catholic School and École St. Gerard Catholic School for their generous donation of knitted toques, scarfs and socks to our Community Basket`s Christmas Sock Drive.
Thank you Parkside Montessori!
The Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau would like to send a special thank you to the staff and students of Parkside Montessori for donating to our Community Basket Christmas Sock Drive. Mrs. Shewchuk’s 4th and 5th grade class showed true holiday spirit by working together and going from classroom to classroom collecting winter gloves, toques and socks to help those in need this holiday season.
If you are interested in making a donation to the Community Basket we are currently seeking donations of adult size warm socks, toques, scarfs and gloves for our Community Basket Christmas Sock Drive and will always accept donations of personal hygiene products (soap, shampoo, diapers, feminine hygiene products, safety razors, etc.) in small individual sizes (ex: travel/hotel size) and/or Individually packaged.