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Organization Name: The Prairie Art Gallery

Organization Mission Statement: The Prairie Art Gallery is committed to "building and sharing the art experience."

Organization Contact Info:
10209 99 Street
Grande Prairie AB
T8V 2H3
(780)532 8111

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Organization Name: Tryzub Ukrainian Dance Ensemble

Organization Mission Statement: Tryzub's primary objective is to preserve and promote Ukrainian dance, and to spread this aspect of Canadian culture within both the multicultural community and larger arts community. This objective is achieved through Tryzub's aim to stimulate pride and individuality within its dancers through the creative expression of dance. This vision is the catalyst that has kept Tryzub members dedicated to their craft. Theirs is a deep love of Ukrainian tradition and dance.

Organization Focus: The Tryzub Ukrainian Dance Ensemble has 2 foci - the first being performing, entertaining and spreading the Ukrainian culture throughout Canada and the world. The second encompases the Tryzub School of Ukrainian Dance, which exists to teach future generations about the Ukrainian culture and the art form of dance.

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PO Box 1732 Station M
Calgary, Alberta
T2P 2L7
(403) 720-6640

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Organization Name: United Way of the Alberta Capital Region

Organization Mission Statement: We bring people and resources together to build caring, vibrant communities.

Organization Focus: United Way is dedicated to bringing people and resources together to build caring, vibrant communities. United Way invests resources in programs and services that lead to Healthy Children & Youth, Strong Families, Supportive Communities and Self-Reliant Individuals.

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United Way of the Alberta Capital Region
10020-108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1K6
(780) 990-1000

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Organization Name: VoicePrint Canada

Organization Mission Statement: To partner with others to provide services and products that assist print-restricted Canadians reduce or overcome barriers to media and print information

Organization Focus: VoicePrint, now celebrating its 15th anniversary, is a strong national, nonprofit organization with a vibrant Alberta presence. This specialty multi-media network broadcasts -- on cable, satellite and the Internet -- current international, national, regional and local news to the 3.2 million Canadians (and more than 354,000 Albertans) who cannot independently access printed materials, such as newspapers and magazines, due to blindness, low vision or a wide range of physical and learning disabilities. VoicePrint relies on its hundreds of volunteers (over 300 in Alberta alone) in our day-to-day program offerings. Our volunteers: read articles from daily, weekly and monthly publications; help out in program production and database management; help organize fundraising events; and assist in training and coaching. VoicePrint readily acknowledges the contributions of all our volunteers and we strive to treat them as part of our family. Our volunteers include current and former broadcasters, politicians,Premier Ralph Klein, ex-teachers and accountants, the former head of the CNIB, lawyers, stay-at-home moms and dads, librarians, sales executives, students, actors, retirees – people like you who want to make a difference. For more information, call 403-515-8431 or visit voiceprintcanada.com

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VoicePrint Canada Calgary
304, 1010 1st Avenue N.E.
Calgary, AB
T2E 7W7
403-515-8431 or

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Organization Name: Volunteer Alberta

Organization Mission Statement:

Volunteer Alberta is committed to building the capacity of the voluntary sector by strategically connecting leaders, organizations and networks to ensure Albertans are engaged in creating vibrant and progressive communities."

Volunteer Alberta’s Goals are to ensure:

  • Alberta’s communities have increased capacity to support volunteerism.
  • Volunteer Alberta is a key voice for volunteerism in Alberta.
  • Volunteer Alberta’s programs and services are progressive in meeting the needs of our members.


Organization Focus: Volunteer Alberta is the Provincial Association of Volunteer Centres. Our members represent the human infrastructure at work in the fields of health, recreation, arts, community development, and social services, and include volunteer centres, recreation & culture boards, Family & Community Support Services offices and numerous local and provincial volunteer based and non profit organizations.

Volunteer Alberta has been delivering services and supporting volunteer centres across the province since 1990.

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Organization Name: Volunteer Calgary

Organization Mission Statement:

Volunteer Calgary is pleased to be celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2005. Established by the Junior League of Calgary in 1955, it has devoted itself to the enhancement of volunteerism in Calgary through a number of activities including:

Volunteer Calgary’s online searchable database connects Calgarians with volunteer opportunities. In 2003, more than 161,000 searches were conducted by Calgarians. To search for a volunteer opportunity, go to: http://www.volunteercalgary.ab.ca

400+ nonprofit organizations in Calgary and area are members of Volunteer Calgary

Volunteer Calgary offers several training workshops for managers of volunteers and shares information regarding the sector.

Volunteer Calgary’s Library, which features more than 3,000 titles, is one of the best sources of information on nonprofit and voluntary organization management in southern Alberta. 



Organization Contact Info:
Suite 1170, Kahanoff Centre
1202 Centre St. SE
Calgary, AB T2G 5A5

(403) 265-5633

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Organization Name: Volunteer Centre of Camrose and District

Organization Mission Statement: The Volunteer Centre of Camrose and District coordinates and supports volunteer efforts of organizations and individuals throughout the City and County of Camrose and neighboring villages. The Centre provides training, consultation, networking and leadership on sector issues for non-profit organizations in our communities. They also provide promotion of volunteerism and volunteer opportunities to the general public, and referrals for individuals seeking rewarding volunteer opportunities.

Organization Contact Info:
Volunteer Centre of Camrose and District
#3, 4516-54 Street
Camrose, AB
T4V 4W7

(780) 672-0141

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Organization Name: Volunteer Cold Lake

Organization Mission Statement: Volunteer Cold Lake is a community initiative designed to increase and enhance volunteerism. The program is funded by the Alberta Wild Rose Foundation under the Voluntary Sector Advancement Program; additional support from the City of Cold Lake FCSS and other community organizations enabled the office to open on 1 January 2004, staffed by a Coordinator.

Our vision is “Community Strength Through Investment in Volunteerism”.

Organization Contact Info:
Volunteer Cold Lake
#213 Harbourview Community Centre
Box 8193
Cold Lake, AB T9M 1N1

(780) 639-4500

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Organization Name: Volunteer Edmonton

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Organization Name: Volunteer Lethbridge

Organization Mission Statement: We enrich the Lethbridge community by facilitating individuals and organizations in the support and advancement of volunteerism.

Organization Focus: On behalf of our member agencies, we work with the media, business community, educational institutions,government agencies and the public to promote volunteerism through a weekly volunteer column, agency profiles, and television segments.

Youth make invaluable contributions to our community and our Leaders of Tomorrow program recognizes youth for their dedication to the voluntary sector. Youths who are between six to 24 years old are eligible for nomination. All nominees are invited to a recognition evening and will have their names are printed in the Lethbridge Herald.

Organization Contact Info:
207 13 Street North
Lethbridge, Alberta
T1H 2R6

(403) 320-2044

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