THE following is a list of volunteer opportunities for Winnipeg and surrounding areas.
For more information about these listings, please contact the organization directly.
Volunteer Manitoba does not place volunteers with organizations, but can assist you in finding an opportunity.
To learn more about Volunteer Manitoba’s programs and services, go to volunteermanitoba.ca or call 204-477-5180.
Seven Oaks House Museum, a provincial heritage site, needs a volunteer tour guide to welcome visitors and explain the history of the museum and homestead. Background education and training is provided. Flexible time commitment. The West Kildonan museum is open daily from Victoria Day through Labour Day, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with some evening events. Email curator/manager Eric Napier Strong at email@example.com.
The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba is seeking public members for its board of directors and committees. Expenses and honorariums are paid. Find out more at clpnm.ca/get-involved. Please submit a cover letter and resumé to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before April 5.
Manitoba Mutts is looking for two lead volunteers. The garage sale co-ordinator oversees volunteers before, during and after sales, organizes dropping off and picking up items, and organizes marketing, for four hours a week closer to the event. The finance minister leads a team of 10 people on the finance team. Duties include: provide supervision and support; ensure day-to-day financials are current (using QuickBooks); organize two to three meetings per year; complete monthly team progress reports; and help with year-end work, GST and audit preparations. Five to six hours per week.
The Canadian Red Cross is looking for people to join its team of dedicated volunteers who are prepared to help people impacted by disasters such as forest fires and floods. Go to redcross.ca/HeroesWanted, call 204-982-7330 or email email@example.com for more information.
Ronald McDonald House Charities Manitoba is looking for committed evening and weekend volunteers at Ronald McDonald House, 566 Bannatyne Ave. House helpers support families in their home away from home by assisting with laundry and light cleaning, meal programs and various operational needs. Apply at rmhcmanitoba.org, or contact Kasia at 204-787-4626 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority wants volunteers to join the home-care advisory council. The council meets four to six times a year from September and May, from 5:15 to
8 p.m. Call Elizabeth Premecz at 204-940-2579 or email email@example.com by May 25.
The CPA Manitoba Foundation fund development committee is seeking a committee member to help in the development and oversight of an integrated fund development strategy. The ideal candidate will have current fund development experience and skills, extensive community connections, experience in fundraising and providing guidance to donor stewardship activities and a working knowledge of the charitable sector. For information or to apply, contact Donovan Henzel at 204-987-4569 or firstname.lastname@example.org .