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 volunteermanitoba.ca or call 204-477-5180.
Golden Links Lodge needs an activity assistant to help with recreational activities; a "furry-friendly" visitor to bring their well-behaved, gentle dog to provide meaningful interaction with residents; and a welcomer for the front entrance area. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 204-257-9947, ext. 225.
Minds in Motion offers exercise, socialization and mentally stimulating games for people with dementia to enjoy with a family member or friend. The program, offered in 10 Winnipeg and regional communities, is looking to add to its volunteer team for the fall. For more information, visit alzheimer.mb.ca or call Maria at 204-943-6622.
The Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba needs to fill two public representative positions on its board of directors starting in November. Community members with an Indigenous perspective are encouraged to apply. For more information, go online to arnm.ca.
Osteoporosis Canada (Manitoba chapter) is seeking Speakers’ Bureau volunteers to give presentations to community groups about bone health and osteoporosis, and work at Health and Wellness fairs in various locations. Training is provided. Two to three hours per commitment. Email email@example.com or phone 204-772-3498.
The Canadian Cancer Society is seeking volunteers for its CIBC Run for the Cure, which is happening on Oct. 1. Shifts range from two to five hours and finish by 1 p.m. Apply online at vhub.at/winnipeg.
Snowflake Place for Children and Youth is seeking volunteers for its fundraising committee. They will provide leadership, guidance and oversight to ensure the fundraising strategic plan is met. Apply at snowflakeplace.com.
Bethania Mennonite Personal Care Home is seeking a volunteer bingo assistant to work Mondays from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 204-654-5035 or go online to bethania.ca.