• Lunch & Learn: The Value of Volunteering

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    Name: Lunch & Learn: The Value of Volunteering
    Date: April 19, 2018
    Time: 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM MDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    TRUE OR FALSE? …
    Employers should prevent staff
    from getting involved with volunteer work.
     
    FALSE!
    Volunteering as a corporation will pump up employee morale, create pride in the company, and … it benefits our community!
     
    Join us in celebration of National Volunteer Week:
    Thursday, April 19th 11:45 – 1:15
    Dr. Foster James Penny Building, 5 St S
    Lunch Included
     
    Panel discussion from a corporate perspective:
    - why develop a culture of volunteerism
    - how to get involved

    Panalists:
    Karly Bond (Avail CPA)     about Project Paintbrush
    Diana Sim (Volunteer Lethbridge)    about volunteer opportunities
    Chelsea Sherbut (LSCO)    about Meals on Wheels impact
    Ryan Miller (SELECT People Solutions)    about Meals on Wheels involvement
     
       
    Ryan Miller
    SELECT People Solutions
    Director & Owner
     
    Ryan will share how & why volunteering is the culture at SELECT.
     
    Ryan and SELECT People Solutions believe in giving back to the community where we live, work and play.  By helping individuals reach their potential, we can help create an extraordinary community.  One of their areas of focus is Meals on Wheels and are proud to lend their support to help fund over 2000 meal deliveries.
        Chelsea Sherbut
    Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization
    Volunteer and Fund Development Coordinator
     
    She will share her enthusiasm about the impact of volunteerism.
     
    Chelsea oversees a volunteer program department that includes over 400 active volunteers.  One of the programs she is involved with is Meals on Wheels.  She sees the impact of it on a daily basis.  Chelsea has volunteered for over 20 community agencies and believes the best way to learn about building community is by being hands-on.
        Diana Sim
    Volunteer Lethbridge
    Executive Director
     
    She will share stats & experiences regarding corporate volunteers.
     
    In Diana’s 40+ years of not-for-profit experience, she has learned that volunteerism opens up a universe of opportunities to make an impact.  One such opportunity is Project Paintbrush.  Diana has a keen interest in engaging individuals in volunteer experiences that provide opportunities to impact change for the person, the organization served and the community. 
        Karly Bond
    Avail CPA
    Director of Marketing
     
    Why volunteer as a company?  Karly has gained great insight!
     
    Avail’s core values of “truly caring about our people, our clients, and our communities” through intentional community support decisions is an area that guides Karly’s work.  Her primary responsibility is philanthropic activities and supporting leadership activities.  She has organized Avail CPA’s Project Paintbrush initiative and looks forward to sharing what they have learned.

    Thanks to 98.1 The Bridge and 94.1 CJOC for sponsoring lunch!!
    Location:
    Dr. Foster James Penny Building
    324 - 5 St S
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, April 19 11:45 – 1:15
    Fees/Admission:
    No charge
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