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 its programs and services, go to www.volunteermanitoba.ca or call 204-477-5180.
1JustCity, which supports four outreach sites in core neighbourhoods, is looking for care team volunteers. Positions range from playing games to handing out food to having difficult conversations. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Manitoba Prostate Cancer Support Group requires help for advertising, fundraising, presentations and administration. The only qualification is a willingness to help. All training and support will be provided. The group has tasks for anyone interested. Email email@example.com or call 204-489-1648.
Main Street Project is a not-for-profit organization that provides a safe, respectful, accessible place for people at risk in the community. It is looking for volunteers for drop-in shelter client support. Looking to help Winnipeg’s marginalized population? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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. For more information, go to www.redcross.ca/HeroesWanted, call 204-982-7330 or email email@example.com.
The St. Adolphe Curling Club, a non-profit, community-owned sports facility, needs help transitioning its books from an Excel-based system to an accounting software package. The club is seeking someone with experience in accounting practices for non-profits, and with Excel. As part of the transitioning process, the volunteer bookkeeper will be required to take basic training. Recommendations on an affordable, user-friendly, software package that would suit the club's needs would also be valued. For more information or to apply, call 204-792-1404 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Spence Neighbourhood Association’s community sports program is seeking volunteers to help with coaching basketball and driving. Volunteer drivers must hold a valid Class 4 licence. Compensation is available for drivers. Volunteer application forms are online at spenceneighbourhood.org/volunteer. For more information, email Jasmine Lotfi at email@example.com.