Several major CSC projects were completed between 2000-2010. For project summaries and relevant links, explore these pages.
Age Well, Live Better – Volunteer! will build on work of the Community Services Council Newfoundland and Labrador and the Seniors Resource Centre Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Inc. Provincial Peer Advocate Program.
With assistance of a Community Youth Network Special Projects Grant, Youth Are Volunteering, a CSC-led project in partnership with Waypoints, aimed to build a model for engagement of resilient youth in volunteerism. The project added a new component to Waypoints pre-employment programs for youth, and built on CSC’s workshop offerings for youth.
Led by Community Services Council NL, in partnership with faculty from Memorial University and funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Values Added CURA focused on the role of the community sector in the implementation of the Strategic Social Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador (SSP) released in 1998.
Connecting for Community (2005-07) provided information technology (IT) training in rural communities in five regions of Newfoundland and Labrador. The program helped build on volunteer capacity and supported lifelong learning in technology in a multi-phased approach
In 2003, the Community Services Council NL hosted a 3-day national forum, Welfare to Work: The Next Generation.
Convened by Community Services Council NL, the NL CVI Network played a key role in supporting the development and dissemination of knowledge of volunteerism at the local level from 2004-2007.
Led by Community Services Council NL, in partnership with MacMorran Community Centre and with funding from Clarica, Expanding Their Universe aimed to address the importance of social inclusion in the lives of all school aged children and their families.
Leadership In Progress (2002-03), funded by The J. W. McConnell Family Foundation, aimed to provide individuals with opportunities to develop skills, insight and networks to be more effective leaders.
In 2010, Community Sector Council NL launched a new project, Take it without a grain of salt, with a multi-agency Working Group including community organizations, academics, health professionals and government employees. The purpose is to initiate community action around the public health issue of high sodium consumption.
A CSC-led multi-organization committee coordinates Volunteer Week activities to recognize and express appreciation to thousands of dedicated volunteers in Newfoundland and Labrador and to increase public awareness of their efforts.