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.
The Assiniboine Park Conservancy is seeking 200 volunteers to fill a variety of roles at the park and zoo for the busy summer season. Volunteers help staff members and engage with visitors. The application deadline is May 31. For more information, go to assiniboinepark.ca/volunteer.
The Canadian Red Cross is seeking volunteers. When disaster strikes, you can help, and the Red Cross can show you how. Go to www.redcross.ca/volunteer, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-844-818-2155.
The Manitoba Riding for the Disabled Association provides accessible horseback riding for children, aged 5 to 15, with a variety of abilities. You will lead the rider and volunteer sidewalker through a warm-up activity before the rider mounts the horse. Support will be provided for activity ideas. The activity leader is responsible for sanitizing the room between rides. Wednesdays, 6:15 p.m. to 8 p.m., until June. Email email@example.com to apply.
Bookmates board members support the not-for-profit group’s work promoting family literacy by providing organizational governance, acting as ambassadors and promoting fund-development initiatives. Bookmates is seeking a board member with business, finance, marketing and/or fundraising skills and experience. If you are interested in helping to enhance the literacy skills of the next generation, send an email with a cover letter and brief resumé to firstname.lastname@example.org.