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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!

OPERATIONS & FINANCE

The Operations and Finance Portfolio strategically supports Volunteer Alberta at an organizational level and is responsible for organizational leadership finance, operations, human resources, IT, and internal administration, as well as at a governance level through Board relations. This portfolio is committed to continuous improvement and excellence, while developing VA’s organizational capacity through supporting and strengthening our people.

CINDY WALTER

CINDY WALTER

Administration Director
BROOKE MATTER

BROOKE MATTER

Finance Director
JAMES DANG

JAMES DANG

Operations Manager

NETWORKS & ENGAGEMENT

The Networks and Engagement Portfolio supports Volunteer Alberta’s values and is responsible for supporting our members, the Alberta Volunteer Centre Network, and connecting with nonprofit/voluntary organizations from across the province. This portfolio is focused on growing the understanding of the valuable contribution the nonprofit/voluntary sector makes, supporting the capacity of the sector to tackle complex challenges effectively, and building connections between nonprofit/voluntary organizations and between the nonprofit, public and private sectors.

DANIELA SEIFERLING

DANIELA SEIFERLING

Networks Senior Coordinator
Bella Asiri

Bella Asiri

Evaluation Senior Coordinator

LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT

The Learning and Development Portfolio supports all of Volunteer Alberta’s values, with a focus on stewardship, volunteerism, ingenuity, and community. Learning and Development displays these values by applying innovative and adaptive approaches to encourage the nonprofit/voluntary sector to work together to create and support resilient and vibrant communities. Learning opportunities are designed to enhance the nonprofit/voluntary sector’s capacity to take action, to increase organizational resiliency and to contribute to community and individual wellbeing.

Graeme Dearden

Graeme Dearden

Programs Senior Coordinator
Victoria Schindler

Victoria Schindler

Programs Coordinator

YOUTH @ THE TABLE

The Youth @ the Table team works to engage young people in nonprofit governance structures to tackle complex social issues and bring unique insights on changing community needs within the nonprofit sector. Supported by Canada Services Corp, Youth @ the Table is a province-wide initiative seeking to engage youth ages 18-30 in shaping their communities.

EUNICE DORONI

EUNICE DORONI

Youth Engagement Manager
MELODY SANTIAGO

MELODY SANTIAGO

Youth Engagement Senior Coordinator

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

The Marketing and Communications Portfolio supports Volunteer Alberta’s values with a focus on leading Volunteer Alberta’s marketing and communications initiatives on both the local and provincial level. This portfolio is dedicated to the promotion of volunteerism and the voluntary sector, and upholding Volunteer Alberta’s brand.

ADRIENNE VANSEVENANDT

ADRIENNE VANSEVENANDT

Communications Senior Coordinator

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