Volunteering

(Last updated:  April 15, 2024)

Join in with Hepburn Community Gardens!

GARDEN GROUP OPENING DAY!

  • Friday, May 3, 3:00-6:00: Workbee for moving and finishing garden boxes.
  • Saturday, May 4, 8:30-4:00: Workbee for filling garden boxes and laying plastic and mulch in between; bring rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows.
  • RESIDENTS CAN BRING: yard waste, such as branches, logs, leaves; compost such as kitchen scraps; cardboard, etc. for putting into the bottom of our garden boxes.
  • Saturday, May 4 - 10:30am-11:00am: GARDEN GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY
    • Includes Sponsor Recognition
    • Opening words by Mayor, Deidra Prosofsky
    • Announcements from Hepburn Community Gardens Committee
  • Fundraiser Pizza Lunch - Saturday May 4 - 11:00am-12:30pm…$7 includes pizza slice, drink and cookie; $1 and $2 candy bags; bring a picnic blanket or chairs to sit on. 

Nominate Someone Soon!

  • National Volunteer Week Recognition - April 14-20, 2024 - we are celebrating Hepburn volunteers, both individuals and groups, all this week.  Send an email with suggestions to recreation@hepburn.ca. 
  • Volunteer of the Year Award - nominations open in June 2024.  Nominate a worthy candidate from the town of Hepburn, for VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR Award.  The individual should be a current resident of the town of Hepburn, and is somone making a positive contribution in the volunteer world of Hepburn and area.  Please make specific reference to activities of the past calendar year.    Send an email to recreation@hepburn.ca with:  Person's name, their involvements, and why you think they deserve the honour.  You are welcome to nominate more than one candidate.  Nominations will be reviewed and voted with participation by Town Council and Parks and Rec Board.    PRESENTATION:  This year, the presentation and announcement will be made during Light the Night Event (November 2024), or as announced.

Current Needs 

  • ORGANIZING VOLUNTEERS:  Do you like inventory, organization, labelling, sorting supplies and equipment?  Parks and Rec is working on an inventory project both in the indoor storage area and in the outdoor seacan storage unit.  Email Lisa to get involved.
  • TUTORING TIME VOLUNTEERS:   Do you have experience as teacher, sub, EA, youth worker, etc?  Sign up to be a part-time tutor for Tuesdays 3:15-5:15pm from now through to end of school year.  Email Lisa.
  • Youth Volunteers are welcome.  Do you have a Grade 10 student needing hours?  Are you a youth wanting to build experience for your summer resume?  Plan ahead, email Lisa, or set up an appointment.  After-school times, generally Tuesday through Thursday, or during weekend events.
  • VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION FORM - Click Here to Complete the Form!  Now Available to Sign Up for Any and All Volunteering!  Email to request a paper copy here: recreation@hepburn.ca
  • PHOTOGRAPHERS Photographers are welcome to make submissions from Hepburn Events and Hepburn Life.  Photo credits will be given.  Please include your name and date of photo to recreation@hepburn.ca.

 

Award Winners

Hepburn Values the Spirit of Volunteering!  You can nominate a person for these awards by emailing recreation@hepburn.ca.  

Citizen of the Year Award (generally awarded Spring / Winter Festival):

  • 2024:  To be announced in April 2024.
  • 2023:  Tamara Kaminski.  Presented at Winter Fest March 2023.
  • 2022:

Volunteer of the Year Award (generally awarded Late Fall / Light the Night):

  • 2024:  To be announced in Fall/November 2024.
  • 2023:  Karen Voth.  Presented at Light the Night November 2023.
  • 2022:  Wendy Featherstone.  Presented at Town Gala October 2022.

Town of Hepburn

703A 2nd Street East
Box 217
Hepburn, SK, S0K 1Z0

Contact

Phone: 1.306.947.2170
Fax: 1.306.947.4202
Emergency Water / Sewer: 1.306.947.0000

Office Hours

Monday to Friday
9am-12pm, 12:30pm-4:30pm
Closed on Statutory Holidays

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Hepburn, Saskatchewan, Canada