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Volunteers Needed

Posted: 09/16/2013 1:00 AM | Comments: 0

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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.

Nearly New Shop, 961 Portage Ave., needs volunteers once a week for a three-hour shift. All proceeds are donated to the Children's Hospital Foundation. Information: 204-772-3629.

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority needs volunteers to assist at the seasonal flu clinic Oct. 22-25. Volunteers will greet the public, lead clients through the clinic's process, assist with the completion of consent forms and observe clients after their immunization. Information: Suzie Matenchuk 204-787-7247 or volunteer@wrha.mb.ca.

Imagine seeks to stop the negative stigma regarding mental health and suicide prevention. Volunteers are needed for the 2013 Imagine Run in Niverville Sept. 28. Help is needed for three to five hours as course marshals, food runners, groundskeepers and tent/barbecue assistants. Proceeds go to Eden Health Care Services. For information, contact Mona at mona@creativeprintall.com or 204-388-5316.

Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba requires literacy tutors to support students 6 to 11 years old using lesson plans, books, games and other resources provided by LDA. Two hours a week for 8 to 10 weeks. Information: 204-774-1821 ext. 17 or ldamanitoba@mymts.net.

Evergreen Basic Needs Committee Inc., in Gimli requires a volunteer for their thrift store to price/steam/tidy clothing donations and monitor the change rooms for one day a week. Information: ebn.volco@gmail.com or Darcy 204-642-9736.

FortWhyte Alive aims to build sustainable relationships between people, nature and communities. You can train to be a volunteer school program leader for two hours a week. Information: 204-989-8368 or www.fortwhyte.org.

Things, Antiques & Gifts fosters interest and provides financial aid to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Volunteer opportunities are available for three hours a week. Information: Lois or Germaine 204-284-7331 or ThingsShop@shaw.ca

New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults & Family requires a part-time cook, four hours a week, to prepare light lunches for 20 to 30 youth for a one-month trial run. Information: liz.wolff@newdirections.mb.ca or 204-786-7051 ext. 5257.

Elwick Lighthouses Program, a youth crime-prevention program run through Manitoba Justice, needs youth-mentor volunteers for the kids club (ages 7 to 12) and teen club (ages 13 to 17) for two hours a week. Information: elwicklighthouses@gmail.com.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition September 16, 2013 B2

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