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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!
July 29, 2016
Paula Kellgren: Grande Prairie & District Victim Services
Grande Prairie & District Victim Services would like to nominate Paula Kellgren for the numerous hours she dedicates to Victim Services. Paula has a very comforting and calming effect on everyone she assists and is very much appreciated.
Paula’s helping hands and giving heart are a great addition to Victim Services. Thank you for all you do!
Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau is seeking an experienced professional with excellent communication skills to provide pre-employment workshops on a contract basis in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Position is contract and part-time, minimum 6 hours/week.
Compensation ranges from $18-$21/hour depending on qualifications and experience.
Main responsibilities: On-site presentation and facilitation of pre-employment skills, resume writing and interview techniques
Qualifications: The contractor must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
- Working with adults and understanding adult learning styles
- Career coaching, human resources, or recruiting experience
- Human relations, leadership, supervision, facilitation and motivational techniques
- Working with learners from diverse culture
- Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
Skills/Attributes: The contractor must demonstrate the following skills:
- Ability to facilitate a non-traditional learning environment
- Ability to work independently
- Ability to establish appropriate boundaries while developing and nurturing supportive relationships with trainees
- Exemplary oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
- Analytical and problem solving skills
- Advanced computer skills
- Time management skills
A resume and cover letter is required and will be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Ensure your resume provides detailed information about your education and employment history as it relates to the required skills and abilities.
NOTE * Resumes received without a cover letter will not be considered.
Closing Date: August 4, 2016
Please Respond to: Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau
Bld. C – 10116 102 Avenue
Grande Prairie, AB
Community Partner of the Year Award
We at the Volunteer Services Bureau would like to thank Goodwill Industries of Alberta for honouring us with the Community Partner of the Year award at the 2016 Goodwill Greatness Awards.
The Community Partner of the Year award will is given to a business, company or organization that has partnered with Goodwill to provide a service or services to the community to support employing people with disabilities.
The award recognizes creative collaborative efforts between Goodwill and other community organizations for the betterment of employing people with disabilities within the community.