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 we can assist you in finding a volunteer opportunity. Information: www.volunteermanitoba.ca or 204-477-5180.
The Canadian Diabetes Association in Winnipeg is looking for a Run Logistics Coordinator who will work closely with the Community Engagement Team to coordinate the logistics and operational elements of the 2015 Lace Up with Team Diabetes. Excellent relationship management and organizational skills, with a keen eye for detail, are key elements to this role. Information: Jen Ogston, 204-925-3800 ext.225 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
S.H.A.D.E. (Safe Housing And Directed Empowerment) Inc. is an exciting new non-profit Second Stage Housing organization dedicated to helping newcomer women who are experiencing domestic abuse and/or family violence. We are a working board seeking additional members with energy and experience in: bookkeeping/accounting, housing and development, real estate, grant writing, policy writing, insurance, fundraising, and social media. Information: email@example.com.
Manitoba Lung Association's Breath of Spring Campaign requires volunteers to sell tulips at displays throughout the city Feb. 27-March 8 and March 14-15. Weekday and weekend daytime shifts available. Information: Loreen 204-774-5501 ext. 231 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FortWhyte Alive is looking for a Youth Farm Program Volunteer, Feb. to mid- June. Volunteers lead and assist youths is seasonal activities related to farm operations (such as feeding livestock, harvesting eggs, etc.) This is a weekly 2-3 hour commitment with either a daytime or evening group. Main focus is building relationships with youths. Information: email@example.com.
Do you have a passion for promoting healthy eating? Then consider becoming a Community Nutrition Educator (CNE). CNE's provide reliable information and education that promotes safe and nutritious food selection, preparation and storage practices to citizens of Winnipeg. WRHA is recruiting volunteers to facilitate activities such as small cooking classes, presentations and demonstrations. Successful applicants must attend a 45 hour training program every Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m-noon, April 28- June 11. Information: Suzie 204-787-7247 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tourisme Riel is responsible for Francophone tourist activities held in City of Winnipeg's Riel district. Volunteers are required to help with events and activities planned for the region. Must be able to speak in both French and English. Information: email@example.com.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg is looking for volunteers to mentor in their "Story Book" Club once a week for 8 weeks during Feb./March. Also required is a mentor for their Ototema program that matches an adult with a youth who is in conflict with the law. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 204-988-8663.
Agape Table Inc. is seeking a volunteer dishwasher. Each morning Agape Table serves breakfast to 250 people, which create a lot of dirty dishes! Help is needed to wash dishes and clean up the kitchen. The volunteer must be able to work with a team in a hectic and hot kitchen and available for two-hour morning shift on weekdays. Information: 204-786-2370 or email@example.com.
Wolseley Family Place requires a tutor to assist 3 women with the English language in reading, writing and communicating; to develop individualized plans and carry out with each woman. Teaching or tutoring skills and experience would be an asset. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kidsport Winnipeg is seeking an events volunteer to help promote fundraising and promotional events. Event and fundraising experience an asset; must be available in the evenings and on weekends. Information: email@example.com or 204-890-2400.