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We’re Open: Learn What’s New At Volunteer PG!

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Volunteer Prince George is re-open for business! Connect with us Mondays to Thursday, 9am to 2pm. Photo by Stuart Mills from freedigitalphotos.net.

After a refreshing two week holiday, Volunteer Prince George is excited to be re-open for business! To start, I will share information about upcoming  programs, events, and training on volunteerism:

  • New volunteer recognition program offered by the Prince George Citizen
  • Fall series of workshops hosted by Volunteer Prince George
  • Annual training event for volunteers, non-profits & charities presented by Volunteer BC & the BC Association for Charitable Gaming

I encourage you to visit us online next week to learn when and where Volunteer Prince George will be promoting volunteerism in our community!

 Do you know a incredible volunteer who has been steadily and quietly making our community a better place?

The Prince George Citizen wants to celebrate these “unsung heros” in a weekly feature in Thursday’s Citizen Extra called “Volunteer of the Week”  This exciting new feature will be published starting in September 2016.  But, your input is needed NOW!  Learn more through the article “Citizen to recognize volunteers” and NOMINATE your favourite unsung hero by contacting Christine Hinzmann at 250-960-2773 or email chinzmann@pgcitizen.ca.

Save the Dates!

Volunteer Prince George, in partnership with the City of Prince George, is pleased to share dates for its upcoming fall workshop series.  These economical hands-on training opportunities will be open to volunteers throughout our community, including volunteers and volunteer managers from community associations and non-profit societies!  We are excited about connecting volunteers with local experts on the following topics:

  • New Societies Act (confirmed for Sept 22nd)
  • Organizational Structure, Governance and Board Member Responsibilities
  • Liability, Risk Management and Engaging Volunteers
  • Funding Sources and Financial Accountability

Enter these dates into your calendar today!  Further details will be coming soon.

  1. New Societies Act Workshop: Thursday, September 22nd , 6pm – 8pm in the Keith Gordon Room at the Prince George Public Library.
  2. Tuesday, October 11th, 6pm – 8pm in the Keith Gordon Room at the Prince George Public Library.
  3. Thursday, October 20th, 6pm – 8pm in the Keith Gordon Room at the Prince George Public Library.
  4. Wednesday, November 9th, 6pm – 8pmin the Keith Gordon Room at the Prince George Public Library.
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Volunteer Prince George gratefully acknowledges funding support for these workshops from the Prince George Community Foundation.

Volunteer BC & BC Association for Charitable Gaming Presents – BACK TO THE FUTURE
Annual Training Event for Volunteers, Non-Profits & Charities

Date: September 28-30, 2016
Location: Executive Airport Plaza Hotel, Richmond, BC
Cost-effective training for anyone involved in voluntary sector/non-profits whether as staff or volunteers or for those wanting to learn more.


Workshop topics: Understanding Gaming Grants, Technology for Non-Profits, Youth Engagement, Volunteer Management & more.

For more info: Event Details

If you have volunteerism-related news, events, or training, please let me know at volunteerpg@telus.net or 250-564-0224.

Happy volunteering,

Sarah Foot

General Manager

Volunteer Prince George

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