May 25, 2015


Volunteer opportunities

The following is a list of volunteer opportunities advertised in the Winnipeg area. For more information about these listings, please contact the person/organization directly. You may also call 204-477- 5180 ext. 230 to set up an appointment to see an interviewer at Volunteer Manitoba. Email: or visit our website: for other available volunteer opportunities.

Lara-Lea Avery started experiencing symptoms of colorectal cancer while pregnant with son Riley.

submitted Lara-Lea Avery started experiencing symptoms of colorectal cancer while pregnant with son Riley.

St. James Assiniboia 55+ Centre needs drivers for its Rides for Seniors program. Volunteers drive seniors to medical appointments, programs, banking, shopping etc. One or two rides a week or dependent on availability. Information: Adele 204-987-8850 ext. 108.

Age and Opportunity needs Community Outreach volunteers who speak Italian to reach older isolated adults living in Seven Oaks area in Winnipeg. The time commitment is once a week or every two weeks for one hour. Typical activities may include sharing a hobby, going for a walk or for coffee, reading a book or newspaper aloud, or conversing. Information: Michelle 956-6440 or

Habitat for Humanity has educational resources available for grades 3 to 8 and would like volunteers to visit K-8 schools to promote its school programs between Sept. 10 and Sept. 28. Volunteers will require a car (mileage will be reimbursed) and an outgoing personality. Retired teachers are encouraged to apply. You will be provided with a list of schools in a division and asked that you visit them. Information: Greg at

Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba is seeking individuals with a strong work ethic for the position of receptionist. This is a part-time clerical volunteer opportunity in which duties include answering phones and directing calls, taking messages, greeting office visitors, and general office support. Information: Danielle 204-589-7335 ext. 224 or

Donate Blood Sept. 14, 11:30 a.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre. Free.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition August 27, 2012 B2

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