Volunteers are the glue that holds our community together, and Drayton valley is home to many service groups and volunteer organizations. Volunteering not only helps to make Drayton Valley a better place to live, it is also a great way to make friends and connect with your community.
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks #391
Assists hearing impaired and handicapped individuals, meets twice monthly.
The Brazeau Foundation
5208 47 Avenue, Drayton Valley, T7A 1N7
Providing affordable living for independent seniors and low to moderate income families.
Cause for Critters Rescue Animal Society
5517-53 Avenue, Drayton Valley
An animal rescue society that is 100% volunteer driven. Funds needed for pet supplies and veterinarian costs are paid for through fundraisers and donations.
Citizens on Patrol Society
The Citizens on Patrol Society provides assistance to the local RCMP by patrolling the community and acting as an extra set of “eyes and ears” to observe and report and any possible criminal activity within Drayton Valley and surrounding areas. Through the promotion of community safety and crime prevention, Citizens on Patrol act as a deterrent for criminal activity within the community.
Drayton Valley & District Community Learning Association
4743-46 Street, Drayton Valley, AB (Rotary House)
Mailing: Box 6321, Drayton Valley, AB T7A 1R8
Drayton Valley & District Community Learning Association is a local charity providing non-credit learning to adults in Literacy and Numeracy, English as an Additional Language (ESL), and Basic Computer skills. Classes include ESL, employability skills and career development, GED Prep, computer training and adult coaching in Math and English up to Grade 9 level. They also provide support and mentoring to adult learners, and access to and assistance with basic technology.
Drayton Valley Multicultural Association
Amila (780) 241-0606 or Bharti (780) 542-7652
Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/dvmca
A registered society made up of volunteers whose mandate is to “Bridge Countries and Enhance Communities.” Our goal is to enhance the quality of life for all newcomers to our community by providing ongoing friendship and support through a variety of fun events and gatherings throughout the year for our members and the community at large. Everyone is welcome to join and memberships are just $5/year.
Drayton Valley Evergreen Farmers’ Market
Website: www.dvevergreen farmersmarket.ca
The Farmers’ Market runs Wednesdays from 10:30 am-1:30 pm, from January-December, at the Wellhouse Building 5416 Industrial Rd.
Drayton Valley Health Care Auxiliary
Raises money through Hospital Gift Shop and Thrift Store to go towards the Drayton Valley Hospital.
Drayton Valley Health Services Foundation
4550 Madsen Avenue, Drayton Valley
This is a charitable organization that allows local donations to benefit our community through improved local health services. Donations purchase patient comfort items and special medical equipment to benefit area residents.
Drayton Valley Hospital & Care Centre & Breton Health Centre
4550 Madsen Avenue, Drayton Valley
As part of our health care team, volunteers share their time, energy, and fresh point of view that support and enhance the quality of life for patients, residents, visitors and the staff.
Healthy Communities Coalition
4110 50th Avenue, Drayton Valley
Facebook:Healthy Communities Coalition
The purpose of the Healthy Communities Coalition (HCC) is to provide a platform for collaborative relationships that work towards preventing health and social issues by reducing risk factors, increasing positive factors and enhancing resiliency for all those who live, work and play within Drayton Valley, the Village of Breton and Brazeau County.
Humans Helping Humans Housing Foundation
A group of volunteers dedicated to building a community driven initiative to address affordable housing. The group’s vision is to give low-to-medium income families a hand up, not a hand out. Both skilled and unskilled volunteers are needed to assist in this home building project. Call Hack Hamdon for more information.
Knights of Columbus
Charitable men’s group affiliated with the Catholic Church. Volunteers fundraise and do ministry.
Main mission is to serve the visually impaired, blind, handicapped, and elderly.
Masonic Lodge #182
5602-55 Street (Masonic Hall),
Fraternal organization provides scholarships. Affiliated with the Shriners.
Metis Nation of Drayton Valley Local #888
The mission is to create awareness of the proud heritage of the Métis and to promote history, values, culture, languages, and spiritual traditions.
Order of the Royal Purple
Charitable organization fundraising for children in need, hearing impaired children, school awards, aid for disabled adults and fire victims. Also supports Addiction Services and Life Support Society Programs.
Rotary Club of Drayton Valley
Community service club supporting various projects: park projects, literacy programs, international student exchanges, and the international Polio Plus Campaign. Hosts the annual Thunder in the Valley Drag Races every September long weekend as a major fund raiser.
Royal Canadian Legion No. 269
5204-51 Avenue, Drayton Valley
Community orientated service club open to anyone (not just veterans). Raise and donate funds where needed. Hall rentals and satellite bingo three times a week.
Organize toy and food hampers each Christmas Season. Anyone interested in volunteering or donating items, please call for more information.
Phone: 780-454-8561 is Northern Lights Council office in Edmonton.
Website is: www.scouts.ca
About us: http://www.scouts.ca/about/who-we-are/
Social Media Site is: https://www.facebook.com/ScoutsCanadaNorthernLightsCouncil/
At Scouts Canada, our Mission is clear: to help develop well-rounded youth, better prepared for success in the world. We do this by enabling thousands of young Canadians to engage in safe, youth-led, adventurous programs in hundreds of communities across this great country.
As Volunteers and staff supporting these programs, our aim is to ensure Scouting remains vibrant and continues to expand its reach: providing more youth with an opportunity to learn and to experience things at Scouts that they cannot experience elsewhere.
Senior Citizens’ Club of Drayton Valley
5138-52 Avenue, Drayton Valley
Operates the 55+ Recreation Centre, a social and recreational club for seniors.