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2018 International Volunteer Day

imagesThe United Nations General Assembly created International Volunteer Day (IVD) in 1985 as an annual celebration of voluntary action for volunteers, volunteer organizations and governments. The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) is the designated international focal point for IVD, and supports and encourages its worldwide celebration on December 5th each year. For more about the United Nations Volunteers visit https://www.unv.org/

Annual Celebration Breakfast
On December 5th, the Volunteer Services Bureau hosts the Annual International Volunteer Day Celebration Breakfast, we invite all community volunteers, volunteer involving organizations, and volunteer supporters to come together for this free event in recognition of the significant contributions volunteers make throughout the world and in our community. This breakfast is made possible by the generous contributions of our local businesses and organizations.
 

The Celebration Breakfast will be held at the Richmond Reception Centre (11802 - 99 Ave. Grande Prairie, AB, behind Visions Electronics) from 7:00 am to 9:00 am on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. 

The Volunteer of the Year Awards will be presented during the Breakfast. For more information about these Awards click here.

For more information about this event contact us at 780-538-2727 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The GPVSB Board and Staff would like to thank Servus Credit Union, for sponsoring the Volunteer of the Year Award, The Prairie Mall, for sponsoring the Corporate Volunteer of the Year Award and The Rotary Club BBQ Crew for providing & preparing this year’s breakfast.

We would also like to thank the following for their Support:
Richmond Reception Centre
Grande Prairie Rotary Club
Tim Hortons
Safeway

2017 International Volunteer Day Celebration Breakfast

2017 IVD Celebration BreakfastDecember 5th is marked as International Volunteer Day by the United Nations, in recognition of this day the Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau (GPVSB) hosted the Annual International Volunteer Day Celebration Breakfast! Held at the Golden Age Centre, the free breakfast shows appreciation to volunteers in our community and around the world. The GPVSB presented the Volunteer of the Year Award (sponsored by the Prairie Mall), the Corporate Volunteer of the Year Award (sponsored by Servus Credit Union), as well as the Outstanding Members of the Community Awards to truly deserving volunteers in our area during the breakfast. “The GPVSB is pleased to celebrate the outstanding contributions of all the nominees during the last year. Without volunteers many agencies and clubs in and around Grande Prairie would not be able to offer the support and positive impact that they do for the community.”  Says Kris Podolski, President of the Grande Prairie Volunteers Services Bureau.

Read more: 2017 International Volunteer Day Celebration Breakfast

2016 International Volunteer Day

breakfast2016 International Volunteer Day Celebration Breakfast

On December 5th, the Volunteer Services Bureau hosted the 31st International Volunteer Day Celebration Breakfast,  community volunteers, volunteer involving organizations, and volunteer supporters came together for this free event in recognition of the significant contributions volunteers make throughout the world and in our community. This breakfast is made possible every year by the generous contributions of our local businesses and organizations.

The Celebration Breakfast was held at the Golden Age Centre (10222 - 101 Avenue) from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Monday, December 5, 2016. 

Click here to view this 2016's Award Winners!

The Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau would like to give thanks to the following sponsors of the 31st International Volunteer Breakfast and the 2016 Volunteer and Corporate Volunteer of the Year Awards:

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD SPONSOR – Servus Credit Union

CORPORATE VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD SPONSOR – Prairie Mall

CELEBRATION BREAKFAST - provided and prepared by The Rotary Club BBQ Crew

Read more: 2016 International Volunteer Day

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