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Volunteers Needed

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 to set up an appointment to see an interviewer at Volunteer Manitoba. Information: 204-477-5180 ext. 230, or

Macdonald Youth Services needs volunteer helpers for five hours a week to work as part of the PAY (Positive Alternatives for Youth) team that supports at-risk youth with diverse needs. Training provided. Information: or 204-949-4834.

Manitoba Riding for Disabled Association requires horse-leading and side-walking volunteers one hour per week on Monday or Wednesday, 6:15 or 7:30 p.m. Volunteers must have experience controlling/leading a horse and enjoy working with disabled children. Information: or 204-925-5905.

Friends of Gardens Manitoba is looking for a passionate gardener to serve as a board member who will attend monthly meetings and work as a team member on gardening-related fundraising events/projects. Information:

Misericordia Health Centre requires spiritual-care volunteers once a week from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to support older residents who may have wheelchairs/mobility aides so they may attend on-site chapel services. Information:

SSCOPE Inc. supports mental health by creating employment opportunities for those with mental health disabilities. Committee members are needed to assist with the planning/implementation of the 2014 Festival 4 Mental Health, also known as Rockin' the Bridge, May 23 and 24. Information:

Opticians of Manitoba has two volunteer vacancies to fill: chair of the financial committee and chair of the appointments committee. Information: or 204-222-8404.

Beacon Hill Lodge Personal Care has three volunteer opportunities available: gift shop operator, recreation program assistant and visitor. Information:

University of Manitoboa, adult EAL (English as an Additional Language) program needs volunteers to work with small groups of students on their reading, writing and speaking skills one hour per week, Monday to Friday, 9:15 a.m.-4 p.m. Volunteers with experience teaching reading and writing or teaching EAL are needed at 3rd floor, 294 William Ave. Information: Heather

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition March 3, 2014 B2

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