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December 5th is International Volunteer Day

November 30, 2010

This Sunday is International Volunteer Day. A day designed to increase public awareness of volunteering and the contribution it makes to society.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the volunteers that make Wreckhouse Jazz & Blues function. The support offered freely by all volunteers is invaluable, and we thank each and every volunteer for their help.

We would also like to draw attention to Several organizations whose role in volunteering and providing invaluable information and resources to groups and volunteers alike.

The Community Sector Council www.communitysector.nl.ca

The Community Sector Council Newfoundland and Labrador is an incorporated charitable organization dedicated to advancing the distinct role of the community sector. They foster volunteerism, social innovation, collaboration, community/social enterprise and knowledge building.

You can find out more about what they do at  http://www.envision.ca/ and follow them on twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/cscnl . They also have a Facebook ‘Like’ page at http://www.facebook.com/cscnl

Volunteer Canada http://volunteer.ca/

Volunteer Canada fosters volunteerism and recognizes volunteer involvement as essential to building healthy, quality communities.  Their work focuses on advancement of volunteerism in strengthening society and improving quality of life in Canada. Watch the video below to discover the role volunteers play in a wide variety of services in Canada.

you can find out more at their website http://volunteer.ca/ , follow them on twitter at http://twitter.com/VolunteerCanada and join their like ‘Like’ page on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/VolunteerCanada

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