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PayPal Fixed!

May 21, 2019

We have resolved our issues with PayPal and we can now accept program/registration fees and donations! Thank you for your patience. Please use our online payment form: http://www.stalbertcivc.com/payment-form/
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Teen Emergency First Aid & CPR is Back!

May 9, 2019

After the success of our first Teen Emergency First Aid & CPR certification course in April, we are hosting a second course on Sunday, June 9th! Designed for students ages 13–16, the course is interactive and fun while helping them gain valuable knowledge that could save a life. For more…
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PayPal Issues

May 9, 2019

We are currently experiencing difficulties with our PayPal account and hope to have the issue resolved by Monday, May 13th. In the meantime, you can still register for all our courses – Babysitting, Teen Emergency First Aid/CPR, Mental Health First Aid and Board Development – you just won’t be able…
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2019 Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

March 5, 2019

St. Albert Community Information and Volunteer Centre (CIVC) is proud to once again host the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP). If you seek help with your taxes, and are a qualifying individual with a modest income, we can book an appointment for you in March or April. Key dates…
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Additional Babysitting Course

September 11, 2018

Due to the popularity of our Alberta Safety Council Babysitting course, CIVC has added an additional FALL date of October 20 & 21. This course is hosted at CIVC‘s office #10, 215 Carnegie Drive in St Albert and runs from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Child must be 11.5 years…
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Tax Clincs (May Update)

May 28, 2018

St. Albert Community Information and Volunteer Centre (CIVC) once again hosted the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) throughout March and April. With the committed effort of our eight volunteer preparers, 340 returns were processed during this time. We also expanded our program’s outreach, holding drop-in preparation clinics at both…
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CIVC Tax Clinics During April

April 23, 2018

Our remaining clinic dates are fully booked. We anticipate continuing to offer an evening service once per month (May date to be confirmed), and encourage you to check our website regularly for additional opportunities
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The 2018 Income Tax Season

January 28, 2018

St. Albert Community Information and Volunteer Centre (CIVC) is proud to once again host the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP). If you seek help with your taxes, and are a qualifying individual with a modest income, we can book an appointment for you in March or April. Key dates…
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2018 Babysitting Course Dates Added

August 21, 2017

We are pleased to announce our Alberta Safety Council babysitter courses for the first half of 2018 are ready for registration! Next year we have dates to coincide with Teachers’ Convention and Spring Break. h4. 2018 Dates * January 27/28 * February 8/9 (teachers’ convention) * March 26/27 (spring break) ...
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Upcoming Workshop: Strengthening Volunteer Boards

August 10, 2017

Do your Board Members want to learn more about their roles, or do they wish to enhance their skills and work more effectively as a Board Member? Does your Executive Director want to learn more about their relationship with their Board and how to work effectively with them? You are…
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August Babysitting Course Added

June 29, 2017

By popular demand! St. Albert CIVC is adding an extra summer babysitting course on August 9 & 10 (Wed / Thu). Registration is now open on our website. * Register for a babysitting course * More info about our courses //Update 21 July 2017: The August course has filled to…
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Being Prepared - Suicide Prevention Training

November 7, 2016

As an information and referral centre, even though we are not set up as a distress line, from time to time we nonetheless receive calls from community members who are in distress. Our Director of Information & Referral, Ryan Mullan, pursues training that would better equip him to handle more…
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#IBelieveYou

October 17, 2016

On September 19, 2016 the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services in partnership with the Government of Alberta, Ministry of Human Services launched the #IBelieveYou Campaign “sending a collective shout-out to survivors of sexual assault.” |=. | Research has shown that up to 97% of sexual assaults are never…
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July Babysitting Course FULL

July 11, 2016

St. Albert CIVC‘s next babysitting training course, set for July 16 – 17, 2016 has reached its capacity for students. We are not accepting new enrollments for the July course at this time. The next course will be held on October 1 – 2, 2016. Learn about our babysitter training, ...
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NEW! June Babysitting Course Dates Added!

April 14, 2016

St. Albert CIVC is pleased to share that we have added June dates to our Alberta Safety Council Babysitting Course! The course will take place on June 25 – 26, 2016. Learn about our babysitter training, including dates & registration, here. |=. |
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Additional Babysitting Course Added For June 2016

March 10, 2016

Responding to the demand for babysitting courses, St. Albert Community Information and Volunteer Centre (CIVC) is adding a training date. This new course will take place on June 25 – 26, 2016. More information about the course can be found here and you may register online for course dates throughout…
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Onward to 2016

January 5, 2016

The holidays are a treasured memory and we turn our attention back to work. Winter and spring are busy as always at CIVC, and we are ready to get you involved soon! h3. Volunteer Recognition Awards Every year in the New Year, we take the community’s nominations for outstanding voluntary…
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2016 Apartment Rental List

November 16, 2015

CIVC is pleased to announce the latest edition of one of our most popular resources. Up-to-date information on local rental properties is now available in the 2016 Apartment Rental List (.pdf) on our website. This resource is updated annually each fall. You may contact St. Albert CIVC at 780–459-6666 or…
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2016 Babysitting Course Dates Announced

November 4, 2015

St. Albert CIVC is pleased to share our Alberta Safety Council Babysitting Course dates for 2016. They are as follows: * February 20 & 21, 2016 * May 28 & 29, 2016 * July 16 & 17, 2016 * October 1 & 2, 2016 * December 3 & 4, 2016…
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Babysitter Training for July 18 & 19 Full

July 14, 2015

The Alberta Safety Council Babysitter Training Course for July 18 & 19 has reached capacity, and is no longer accepting enrollments. We invite clients to enroll in our October 3–4 sessions, or December 5–6. Program descriptions on these sessions and online registration may be found here. Please call 780–459-6666, or…
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July Is Anti-Boredom Month

July 10, 2015

July is Anti-Boredom Month, and we’re taking this as a chance to look at all of the great, easy, low-or-no-cost things that you can do with friends or family in St. Albert! We have an older list we prepared of 101 Things to Do for Sidekicks Mentoring. The list is…
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Taxi Survey for the Seniors' Working Group

February 23, 2015

In conjunction with the Seniors’ Working Group’s Transportation Sub-Committee, we have a brief survey on taxi service in St. Albert. The aim of collecting this information will be to inform local government on how taxi service may be improved for seniors in St. Albert. If you are: – A senior…
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Question: How Do You Decide What to Pay Your Babysitter?

December 9, 2014

At CIVC we often get asked a question by people accessing our office’s babysitter registry, sitters completing training here, or community members accessing our Child Care Connect service on Facebook: how much should I pay my babysitter? There is no simple answer and opinions vary widely. That is why…
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St. Albert Celebrates Remembrance Day 2014

November 10, 2014

St. Albert CIVC will be closed Tuesday, November 11 in observance of Remembrance Day. While our region will be under an unusual burst of cold (high of -12°C forecast for Tuesday as of this writing), we know that recent national events may lead to a great deal of interest in…
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New Provincial Toolkit Aims to Help Nonprofits

August 20, 2014

Consider it a checklist for what your nonprofit organization is doing correctly, and the ground it may yet have to cover, in its bid to establish relationships with the corporate sector. Today the Province of Alberta launched, Building Corporate Relationships – A Toolkit for Nonprofits, which is freely downloadable from…
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Canada Day Events & Map

June 27, 2014

July 1st always brings a variety of things to do around St. Albert as we celebrate the formation of our nation! Click on the full size map to see the times and locations of some of the St. Albert events. Please have fun, and where possible, thank the volunteers at…
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Rodeo & Parade Information

May 22, 2014

Every year St. Albert CIVC‘s website receives a large number of visits from people seeking rodeo & parade information, so look for a map and some helpful web links in this article! This year’s Rainmaker Rodeo Parade follows the traditional route, starting just west of the historic parish grounds, ending…
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CIVC to Host Workshop on New Anti-Spam Legislation

May 9, 2014

St. Albert CIVC will be host to a session about how non-profit organizations and charities can prepare for the implementation of the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). On July 1, 2014, CASL will become law. While many non-profit organizations and charities have traditionally relied upon their contact with the public for…
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Income Tax Clinic 2014

February 24, 2014

By now income tax slips and documents are making their way to your mailbox, and that means CIVC is preparing its 2014 Income Tax Clinic! If you meet the eligibility requirements our Revenue Canada-trained volunteers—with their considerable expertise and experience—will help you prepare your tax return. ...
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St. Albert Social Master Plan Survey

April 4, 2012

The City of St. Albert is developing a Social Master Plan to help the city and the community respond to social issues. The Social Master Plan is about people and affects all St. Albert residents in one way or another. It’s about how we live, interact with and support one…
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Christmas Meals

December 21, 2011

During the holiday season, there are several agencies that provide holiday meals and support to those people who may not otherwise be able to have one. The Support Network annually compiles a list of the agencies that provide the meals, the dates on which they occur and contact and other…
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Updated Apartment Rental List

November 26, 2011

Are you looking for an apartment in St. Albert? We have just completed updating our Apartment Rentals List for 2011–2012. You can access the pdf through our Rental Accomodations page. This page will also provide you with information about Senior’s Housing, and the St. Albert Rental Assistance Program.
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CIVC Joins Provincial Database

April 1, 2011

As of April 1st, 2011, CIVC is now a member of Alberta’s Provincewide Service Directory, www.informalberta.ca! This internet database provides the information you need about community, health, social and government services across the Province. You can still access our St. Albert information by using InformStAlbert.com but this now links to…
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