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10 Places to Volunteer for Mental Health

It's #BellLetsTalk Day, and have curated a list of partner organizations that offer mental health services for our community that are looking for volunteers. You can help shape our community. You can help remove the stigma. You can help.
Danielle Stewart Mental health and mental illness affect people from all walks of life and in countless ways. While confronting mental health can be overwhelming, there… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2020/01/10-places-volunteer-mental-health1/

Volunteer of the Month - Mckenna Causey

Written by Ryan Charles Parker This is a story about dedication. A long chronicle of helping for the sake of others. A tale of self-sacrifice. An unfinished history of giving… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2020/01/volunteer-month-mckenna-causey/

Introducing: Our volunteer blogger, Ryan Charles Parker

For quite some time now we've have the pleasure of working with our volunteer blogger, Ryan Charles Parker. Each month Ryan generously donates his time and dynamic writing skills… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2020/01/introducing-our-volunteer-blogger-ryan-charles-parker/

Good Business of the Month: Peavey Industries LP

Written by Ryan Charles Parker If you want supplies to build a house, you go to a local hardware store. If you want help promoting community solidarity, you go to a local… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2020/01/good-business-month-peavey-industries-lp/

New Year, New Rates

Effective January 1, 2020, our rates will be increasing.
  Renew Now https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2019/12/new-year-new-rates/

Good Business of the Month: Novamen

A business has no obligation in our society to give back to the community. Any company that does help the community does so by good intention. It’s a choice. And Novamen makes such a choice.
Written by Ryan Charles Parker   A business has no obligation in our society to give back to the community. Any company that does help the community does so by good… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2019/12/good-business-month-novamen/

Volunteer of the Month - Siham Ahmed

Congratulations to the October recipient of our Volunteer of the Month Award, Siham Ahmed.
    Siham Ahmed Written by Ryan Charles Parker    The world needs rich people. Not rich in material wealth, but people who are rich in character and compassion.… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2019/10/volunteer-month-siham-ahmed/

Blessed is the One Who is Kind to the Needy

Written by Ryan Charles Parker   Since the advent of civilization, there has existed the poor and down-trodden. And, since time immemorial, there has existed compassionate,… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2019/10/blessed-one-who-kind-needy/

Volunteer of the Month - Erica Herron

Our September winner is Erica Herron!
180 hours. That is the amount of time that Erica Herron has spent volunteering for the Red Deer Regional Health Foundation. It is a significant amount of time, but that is not… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2019/09/volunteer-month-erica-herron/

Our Home and Native Land

Canada is bilingual. That means that no matter where you go in this nation, you have the right to express yourself in English or French. But think of the difficulties you would… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2019/09/our-home-and-native-land1/

Our Home and Native Land

Canada is bilingual. That means that no matter where you go in this nation, you have the right to express yourself in English or French. But think of the difficulties you would… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2019/09/our-home-and-native-land/

Keeping Good Company

Written by Ryan Charles Parker   It is a matter of course that we age. Getting older with time is some-thing we’re all doing, as long as we’re alive. And during our… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2019/09/keeping-good-company/

Good Health is the Real Wealth

Written by Ryan Charles Parker  We live in a frantic world. Perhaps it’s your job that hurries you along. Maybe it’s your young family that dashes you. It could be anything.… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2019/09/good-health-real-wealth1/

A Place to Call Home

It is easy for those of us that were born here in Canada to navigate our cultural landscape. It comes almost automatically. But just imagine what it would be like if, for some obscure and difficult-to-imagine reason, you made the decision to move your fam…
Written by Ryan Charles Parker It is easy for those of us that were born here in Canada to navigate our cultural landscape. It comes almost automatically. But just imagine what… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2019/08/place-call-home/

Facing a Difficult Challenge

Let us be honest: no one wants a diagnosis of Parkinson’s. But perfection is a thing that our world doesn’t deal in. It short-changes, disappoints and breaks us down. It can be hard, tough and cruel. That does not mean, by any stretch of the imagination, …
Written by Ryan Charles Parker Let us be honest: no one wants a diagnosis of Parkinson’s. But perfection is a thing that our world doesn’t deal in. It short-changes,… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2019/08/facing-difficult-challenge/

Engaging YOUth Conference 2019

You are invited to join us for Engaging YOUth Conference as a local Central Alberta community agency/group on September 20th at Penhold Multiplex!
Engaging YOUth Conference 2019 Community Agency/Group Vendor Information You are invited to join us for the Engaging YOUth Conference as a local Central Alberta community… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2019/08/engaging-youth-conference-2019/

Volunteer of the Month Awards

We're partnering up with Parkland Mall to launch our Volunteer of the Month Award!
We are excited to announce our partnership with Parkland Mall as we launch our Volunteer of the Month recognition program in September!  We all know how crucial volunteers are… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2019/08/volunteer-month-awards/

Volunteer of the Month Awards

We're partnering up with Parkland Mall to launch our Volunteer of the Month Award!
We are excited to announce our partnership with Parkland Mall as we launch our Volunteer of the Month recognition program in September!  We all know how crucial volunteers are… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2019/08/volunteer-month-awards1/

To Those Who Need It Most

Our volunteer blogger, Ryan, met up with Amanda deBoer, of the Canadian Red Cross.
Written By Ryan Charles Parker     Of course, many don’t think that a disaster situation will happen to them. That doesn’t happen here. It only happens to other people.… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2019/07/those-who-need-it-most/

Inclusion Without Conditions

Our volunteer blogger, Ryan, caught up with Kareen Lambert of the Central Alberta PRIDE Society to chat more about the organization and the upcoming PRIDE week celebrations taking place in Red Deer from August 10th - 18th.
  Written by Ryan Charles Parker   Life gives us all mountains to climb. Obstacles that we would rather not have to traverse. Most of these simply come with the territory… https://www.volunteercentral.ca/recent-news/2019/07/inclusion-without-conditions/

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