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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: dawn.bourbonnais@volunteermanitoba.ca, www.mbvolunteer.ca or www.volunteermanitoba.ca.

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Volunteers needed to help protect boreal forests.


Postmedia archives Volunteers needed to help protect boreal forests.

Urgent need for Red Cross volunteers in this area. Westman Emergency Plan and the Canadian Red Cross Society community meeting for the RM of Sifton, RM of Wallace, Village of Elkhorn, Town of Oak Lake and Town of Virden, Oct. 23, 7 p.m., Virden Legion Hall.

Villa Cabrini, a not-for-profit seniors residence, is seeking a volunteer for its congregate meal program. Duties include preparing food for lunch, dinner and special events and also assisting with meal planning and delivering meals to residents. Volunteers are needed Monday, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4 and 6:30 p.m. Information: 204-284-2880 or vcabrini@mts.net.

Ronald McDonald House & Family Room Program are looking for volunteers for daytime, evening and weekend shifts. Volunteers will help welcome families to their "home away from home" by interacting with them, baking and assisting with light housekeeping duties. Information: Pat 204-787-4626 or pat@rmhmanitoba.org.

The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program requires volunteers to prepare simple tax returns. Volunteers should have had some experience preparing tax returns, be computer literate and enjoy meeting people from diverse backgrounds. Training provided. Information: Diane Isaac 204-989-1912.

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is looking for volunteers to assist with public outreach activities throughout the fall and winter. Work with a fantastic group of fellow volunteers and learn about CPAWS's efforts to protect Manitoba's incredible and globally significant boreal regions for the betterment of our natural heritage, our communities and our planet. Duties include the communication of our campaign areas and goals as well as the distribution of our colourful education reports and 2014 Boreal Wilderness Calendars. Call Josh at 204-949-0782.

The Spence Neighbourhood Association is seeking compassionate, reliable volunteers to coach youth basketball teams in the Winnipeg Minor Basketball Association. Duties will include leading basketball practices and games, working with youth participants and their families, supporting program staff and at all times being a positive role model. Information: Mackenzie Drewry, 204-783-5000 or liaison@spenceneighbourghood.org.

Sarasvti Productions, an independent theatre company dedicated to promoting social change through theatre, is recruiting members for its board of directors. They will be happy to consider applications from those who have an interest in the arts and/or social change and can bring expertise in the areas of marketing, finance, governance and fundraising. Information: Hope 204-586-2236 or hope@sarasvati.ca.


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