Volunteering with Victoria

A passion for helping animals in need and a strong desire to live NBCC’s values are what drive Victoria Scott, the College’s Lead, Academic Coaching and Learning Services, in her volunteerism.

“My belief is that your volunteerism should follow your passion,” said Victoria. “My passion is animal rescue and animal welfare, so I became involved with my local SPCA in Saint John as a member of the board of directors and a volunteer.

“When you look at NBCC’s values, things like creating a sense of belonging and leading with integrity, that really resonates with me,” she added. “Giving of yourself to help something blossom is really in line with NBCC’s values.”

Victoria is one of many NBCC staff members who give freely of their time, energy, and talents to a community cause. Volunteerism is at the heart of NBCC’s award-winning Robertson Institute for Community Leadership, spreading a spirit of service across the province. The Robertson Institute is paying tribute to Victoria and other NBCC volunteers during National Volunteer Appreciation Week, April 16-22.

NBCC’s Roberston Institute for Community Leadership is named for the inaugural chair of the College’s Board of Governors, Cheryl M.G. Robertston. A recipient of the Order of New Brunswick, Cheryl has a distinguished history of exemplary community leadership and has been recognized by a number of organizations for her extraordinary contributions.

Since 2014, NBCC learners, staff, and alumni have contributed more than 59,000 service hours to more than 1,000 community projects.

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