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: email@example.com or visit our website: www.mbvolunteer.ca for other available volunteer opportunities.
The Canadian Diabetes Association, Manitoba/Nunavut is looking for volunteers for the Sept. 2, Cash Store Financial Freedom Run for Diabetes Research. Duties may include acting as course marshals, runner registration, manning the water station and other activities. For information, contact Kelvin Hollender at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The French Canadian Pavilion requires English and French volunteers (group or individuals) for the kitchen, security and admissions during Folklorama, Aug. 11 to 17, 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Information: email@example.com or 204-233-8972.
A & O Support Services for Older Adults requires compassionate, friendly community outreach volunteers in the Unicity area to reach out to socially isolated older adults. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or Pamela 20-956-6440.
The Sierra Leone Nationals Association of Manitoba requires an administrative volunteer with computer skills (Internet Explorer, Word, Excel, Outlook) for office duties six hours daily. Information: email@example.com or Allieu 204-290-6033.
The St. James Assiniboia 55+ Centre requires a social-media co-ordinator to build an online presence (develop engaging media content, assist with implementation strategy, manage Facebook/Twitter sites) for two hours a week with a commitment of one year. This virtual opportunity may be explored from home. If interested, submit a 250-word statement of interest and resum©/cv to firstname.lastname@example.org or Roxanne 204-987-8850.
Concordia Hospital Volunteer Services requires a recreation assistant to work with patients/residents in hospital or Concordia Place. Based on residents' needs, duties may include group programs such as bingo, exercise/relaxation/coffee groups or one-on-one visitations. Information email@example.com or Melanie 204-661-7112.