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Volunteer Alberta Staff Team

Our staff are unique and talented individuals with a passion for community and volunteerism.
Our desire is to enhance the quality of life in communities throughout Alberta by enabling nonprofit organizations to succeed.
We all share Volunteer Alberta’s values of community, volunteerism, excellence, integrity, ingenuity, and stewardship.

Learn about the work we do, how we can help you, and what we bring to the Volunteer Alberta team!

 

Nicole Spring

Nicole Spring

Administrative Assistant

“I am the Administrative Assistant for Volunteer Alberta. I’m the first person you reach when you call our office, or walk through the door! I provide support for VA’s operational team. In my perfect world there would be no factory farming, people and the environment would be protected from exploitation, and there would be no corrupt politicians. Oh, and nap pods would be everywhere!”

Graeme Dearden

Graeme Dearden

Program Assistant

“I am the Program Assistant at Volunteer Alberta. I help with the Serving Comminutes Internship Program (SCiP), Volunteer Screening Program (VSP), and other Volunteer Alberta learning opportunities. I assist with programs administration and provide support for the programs team. In my ideal world, education would be free for all and CBC's Wiretap would still be on-air.”

Darcy Ames

Darcy Ames

Membership & Communications Assistant

“I am the Membership and Communications Assistant. I assist in membership administration and provide support for our communications team. In my perfect world, every child would have a warm bed and a full belly (and no one would ever leave time on the microwave!).” 

ADRIENNE VANSEVENANDT

ADRIENNE VANSEVENANDT

Communications Coordinator

“I am the Communications Coordinator at Volunteer Alberta. I manage VA's social media and blog, as well as coordinate newsletters and the website. I want to live in a world where I wouldn’t be allergic to dairy (ice cream, yum!) and everyone would always be considerate of one another.”

DANIELA SEIFERLING

DANIELA SEIFERLING

Program Officer (Learning)

“As Program Officer (Learning), I plan, coordinate, and evaluate our learning events, programs, and projects. In my perfect world I would live a nomadic existence, exploring archaeology and museums around the world (nerdy destinations need only apply)!”

VICTORIA HINDERKS

VICTORIA HINDERKS

Program Officer (SCiP)

“I’m the Program Officer for SCiP. I am primarily responsible for the Serving Communities Internship Program (operations, future planning and reporting), but juggle many other things on my desk as well. In my perfect world travelling is free, I would have time to read all my books, and everyone is enabled to achieve their personal goals.”

JAMES DANG

JAMES DANG

Communications Manager (Interim)

“As the communications manager at Volunteer Alberta. I am responsible for strategically creating, implementing monitoring and evaluating communications plans and strategies. I would love to live in a world where there is a documentary on Henry Gantt's life.”

BARB HUDKINS

BARB HUDKINS

Program Manager

“I am the Program Manager at Volunteer Alberta. I oversee the management and delivery of programs and services that support the nonprofit sector. In my perfect world, everyone has time after each day to reflect, then dream of the future and set goals to guide their journey.”

ANNAND OLLIVIERRE

ANNAND OLLIVIERRE

Managing Director

“As Managing Director, I work with partners and collaborators in social innovation to strategically build nonprofit sector capacity in order to address complex challenges in communities. In my perfect world everyone would get along and be free to express who they are.”

CINDY WALTER

CINDY WALTER

Operations Director

“As Operations Director, I have a diverse portfolio including management and administration for Volunteer Alberta's Board of Directors, Executive Director, operations, IT, facilities, research, strategy, and HR. My perfect world would include well-funded nonprofits, world peace, and no allergies!”

BROOKE MATTER

BROOKE MATTER

Controller

“I am the Controller for Volunteer Alberta. I’m accountable for our accounting operations as well as cash management, risk mitigation, reporting, and compliance functions. In my perfect world commuting from Beaumont to downtown Edmonton would be a breeze and computers would never freeze!”

JESSIE STONES

JESSIE STONES

Communications Manager (Maternity Leave)

“As Communications Manager, I work on communications strategies, support our membership, and attempt to feng shui the Volunteer Alberta office. In my perfect world slugs wouldn’t eat my cabbage and international borders would only be spatial suggestions.”

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