New Program for Recent Immigrants
A program for immigrants is offered through the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN). Constructing Futures is a 6-month training program (no charge, funded by the Government of Alberta) that assists Internationally Educated Professionals in gaining valuable skills towards meaningful careers in the field of project management across a variety of industries. Since 2017, the program has supported nearly 150 professionals in securing jobs in their professional fields here in Canada.
They are currently accepting applications for the next cohort beginning in November. Anybody interested in learning more can sign up for an online information session held monthly. REGISTER HERE
Party in the Park!
We are very excited to announce that the Hodgson Party in the Park is back this year!
Mark your calendars for Sept 11 from 1 - 4pm at Hodgson Park. Events and activities include:
HUGE obstacle course
small bouncy castle
Balloon animal artist
We look forward to seeing you all there!
Green Shack Program
The Green Shack program is back! Children aged 6-12 can join each day of the week for crafts, games, sports, and free play.
503 Hodgson Rd.
July 4-August 25
2022 Casino Fundraiser
May 29 & 30 @ Starlight Casino, West Edmonton Mall
Hodgson Community League is selected once again for a casino fundraiser.
This 2-day fundraiser raises significant funds ($70,000 to $80,000) for your community league. This money funds the league for several years and initiatives such as the winter outdoor skating rink, free swims at the Terwillegar Rec Centre, free ski day at Snow Valley, the summer Green Shack park program, among other things.
You need not live in this neighbourhood to volunteer, so you can also ask a friend or family member to join you! NO EXPERIENCE is necessary. Everything you need to know will be demonstrated to you when you arrive. FREE SNACKS AND MEALS are also provided.
Please click on the following weblink (or copy it into your web browser if clicking doesn't work) to go to the signup sheet:
To sign up, just follow the instructions on the page. It only takes a few seconds to do.
Thank you for volunteering!
To give you an idea of the roles, we have brief descriptions below.
Chip runners - involve spurts of busy and periods of rest - bring a book or activity
Cashiers - located in the "cash cage" - being quicker with math helps as you are cashing in chips for the public. But no stress. It is easy to do.
GM & Banker - in the "cash cage" supervising the whole operation.
Count Room workers - Shortest shifts are the latest - 11 pm - 3:45 am - you sit in a back room counting cash. No contact with the public at all - just 6/8 others counting money in assembly-line fashion.