Fonds 675 Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations fonds

Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations fonds. — 1981 – 1996. — 2.5 cm of textual records.

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Biographical Sketch

The Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau (GPVSB) was originally established in 1969 and was incorporated in 1983. GPVSB is a registered charity and is governed by a Board of Directors. The organization provides advisory, resource and support services for community organizations in the city of Grande Prairie and the surrounding area. The GPVSB promotes and supports volunteerism within the community by providing support and training for volunteers in the non-profit sector, and through celebrations such as National Volunteer Day and International Volunteer Day. The GPVSB is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of community members.

Custodial History

These records were donated to the Archives by Patricia Schneider, editor and writer of the newsletter, in 2016.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of newsletters written and edited by Patricia Schneider for the Volunteer Services Bureau. The newsletters include stories, poems, news, and upcoming volunteer opportunities.


Accession 2016.039

Source for fonds description found at GPSVB website.