Dave Hutchinson knows a thing or two about volunteering. A native of Calgary, AB, Dave came to our vibrant city in 2013 to take on the role of Business Analyst for Diversified Transportation Ltd. He has been an active volunteer in our community since his arrival and he’s just getting started! Growing up in Calgary, Dave
In Canada, up to 70% of population growth can be attributed to immigration – and each newcomer volunteers for an average of 162 hours annually. The generosity of newcomers and the drive to establish community connections makes a substantial impact on our community. However, the skill level and qualifications of newcomers is sometimes overlooked. Iveta Fojtikova,
Skilled volunteers like Jacinta Nwafornso are shifting the volunteerism paradigm
Simply put, “to be of service to others” was the answer Jacinta Nwafornso gave when we asked what drives her to volunteer. Jacinta, who believes in giving back to the community, moved to Fort McMurray in August 2016 from Halifax, Nova Scotia in search of employment. A community minded Accounting Graduate from Mount Saint Vincent
Happy February! The month of hearts, flowers and chocolate. More importantly, the month of love. Love your community. Love your neighbour. Love your volunteers! This month we feature a volunteer with a heart 3 sizes too big for her chest. Someone who puts others first, who has a deep passion for a strong, resilient, vibrant
Travelling over 850 km, a Banff resident who simply refers to himself as Doug, felt compelled to help in some way after the devastating wildfire earlier this year. Not knowing where to start, he loaded up his van- a van that would be his sleeping quarters over the next several weeks-and headed to Fort McMurray.
Outstanding Citizen Harvey Tulk Opens up About his Life and the Impact of Volunteerism
Harvey Tulk has been a blessing to this community in more ways than we can thank him for. Since April 14th, he has volunteered 150+ hours of his own time to assist in anyway he can with multiple organizations and re-entry services. We at FuseSocial, through WBVolunteers.ca, would like to showcase this great guy and
FuseSocial will lead the recovery volunteer management post-wildfire in Fort McMurray.
The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo announced today that FuseSocial will lead the recovery volunteer management post-wildfire in Fort McMurray. FuseSocial is a local organization that facilitates connecting registered volunteers with social profit organizations or individuals in need of volunteer support. Individuals interested in volunteering to help with the recovery efforts, and organizations or individuals