Celebrating National Volunteer Week

April 26, 2017

It's national volunteer week, a time to honour and recognize the amazing people who use their time, energy and talents to make a difference in their communities. 

Healthy Communities
Many of the people on the JDI team head up youth sports team in the community, like Patrick and Jane.

  Jane Volunteer
  Patrick Volunteer

Learning and Literacy 


  Lindsay Volunteer

Community Connections
Lacey applies her finance knowledge to JDI by day and the board of FUSION Saint John by night. The group connects young professionals in the city and organizes community events. 

  Lacey Volunteer

Constructing Better Communities
Elizabeth has been part of a team that volunteers with Habitat for Humanity Nova Scotia annually. The Women Build project has teams of women raise funds and construct a home for a family. 

  Elizabeth Volunteer 2

Entrepreneurial Spirit 
Michael Hogan is part of the team at JDI Moncton and uses his business savvy to mentor students as part of the Junior Achievement program. 

  Michael Volunteer

Helping with Homework
Chris works with teens at the Teen Resource Centre as a tutor, assisting with homework and assignments. 

  Chris Volunteer

Organizing Fundraisers
Alicia is a volunteer for Relay for Life, raising money for the Canadian Cancer Society. 

  Alicia PNG