Terms and Conditions for Nonprofit/Voluntary Organizations Participation in SCiP

Through your particpation, your organization agrees to the terms and conditions of the Serving Communities Internship Program (SCiP). This form constitutes an agreement between your organization and Volunteer Alberta as set out herein and is not subject to any other written or verbal condition, qualification, or agreement.

Term and Conditions of the Agreement with Volunteer Alberta:

The term of this agreement shall be from your organization’s date of registration until your organization withdraws from SCiP.

Your organization will be responsible to Volunteer Alberta as outlined and as required to enable the Serving Communities Internship Program activities. Additionally, your organization:

Volunteer Alberta will be responsible to your organization as outlined:

Organization Eligibility

For the purposes of SCiP a “nonprofit/voluntary organizations” means an organization that:

And, may include nonprofit organizations or other nonprofit groups that are incorporated, established and/or registered in Alberta under the laws of Alberta or Canada, including the following Acts:

  • Agricultural Societies Act
  • Canada Corporations Act (non-profit sector)
  • Cemeteries Act or Cemetery Companies Act
  • Regional Health Authorities Act (foundations)
  • Libraries Act
  • Part 9 of the Companies Act (non-profit)
  • Part 21 of the Business Corporations Act – Extra-Provincial Corporations
  • Societies Act
  • Special Act of the Parliament of Canada
  • Special Act of the Alberta Legislature

Notwithstanding the above, and organization will not qualify for the Serving Communities Internship Program if it is:


Although Volunteer Alberta is supporting organizations in the development and promotion of internships, we cannot guarantee that an intern will apply and accept the internship(s) developed and posted by your organization.


Your organization will provide to Volunteer Alberta all relevant information and reports as outlined in the SCiP website.


Your organization will be responsible for all insurance and liability coverage required for the duration of the internship.


The copyright of any reports/products developed for your organization by Volunteer Alberta relating to SCiP during this agreement will belong to Volunteer Alberta exclusively.


It is expected that your organization will not divulge any confidential information concerning its dealings with individuals or organizations related to SCiP. Your organization will review and abide by the Privacy Policy Statement and Confidentiality portions of the SCiP Handbook.

Administrative Review

Organizations are subject to periodic review by Volunteer Alberta. If organizations are found to not be meeting the agreed upon terms and conditions of this, or any internship agreement, organizations will be supported through a remediation process and may be asked to leave.


This agreement carries with it no commitment respecting continuation of services by Volunteer Alberta beyond the specified term. 


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