Ready for Rec: Active Play Program
- Published: December 19 2019 15:43
Register online at: halifax.ca/myrec
Call for nominations for the 2020 Provincial Volunteer awards
- Published: November 21 2019 14:29
The call for nominations for the 2020 Provincial Volunteer awards are now open, the deadline is February 25th, 2020.
The 46th Annual Provincial Volunteer Awards will be an exceptional way for the Province of Nova Scotia to say, ‘thank you’ to the many volunteers that contribute to the well-being and vitality of our communities every day.
Nominations forms to nominate a youth or family can be found on the Provincial Volunteer Awards website: http://novascotia.ca/NonProfitSector/ProvincialVolunteerAwards/.
To nominate an individual in your community for a Provincial Volunteer Award, contact your Municipal or Band Office Representative. Those contacts can also be found on the website. For more information, feel free to contact the event organizer, Patsy Henneberry: . Or you can contact Nancy Sheppard at , (902) 424 7642.
- Published: March 08 2019 15:29
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Harry Boothman Bursary
- Published: January 31 2019 12:37
CPRA SUPPORTS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH BURSARY PROGRAM
The Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) has launched a bursary program to assist parks and recreation professionals financially in the pursuit of professional development in the sector.
This Bursary was established to honour the contributions of Harry Boothman to the parks and recreation sector. Harry was a Parks Supervisor for the City of Calgary, CPRA Board Member and long-time supporter of the organization. Harry believed in the need for actions that support the continued development of the field. Establishing this bursary, in support of Professional Development within the sector, is a tribute to Harry’s vision and dedication.
Applications will be accepted from Parks and Recreation practitioners with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience and currently working full-time in the sector.
Up to two (2) bursaries, in the amount of $1,000, each can be awarded each year.
Professional development opportunities must begin at within the timeframe of April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019. The professional development opportunity must be completed no later than March 31, 2020. Retroactive Professional Development opportunities will not be supported.
Deadlines for applications – March 31 of every year.