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 Volunteer Manitoba's website or call 204-477-5180.
The Assiniboine Park Conservancy is seeking 150 volunteers to fill a variety of roles in the park and zoo as the summer season approaches. For more information, or to apply, go to assiniboinepark.ca/volunteers or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 redcross.ca, call 204-982-7330 or email email@example.com.
Youth Employment Services (YES Manitoba Inc.), which provides free employment services to people ages 16-29, is seeking volunteers to serve on its board of directors. The board is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of YES, developing its strategic plans and helping set goals and objectives. Please email your resumé and a cover letter, with a minimum of two references, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The United Mentoring Network is seeking volunteer youth mentors for new and existing programs. The network’s navigator will help you find the perfect fit based on your time availability, interests and experience with youth. Go to winnipegmentors.ca to inquire through the website, or call 204-560-0489. There is wide range of site-based, group, one-on-one, short- and long-term options.
St-Labre 200 is an annual fundraiser near Steinbach. The event features a variety of activities and a go-kart race. If you enjoy the outdoors, adrenalin, a family atmosphere, giving back to the community and a bit of dust, your help is needed. A variety of volunteer positions need to be filled. To find out how you can volunteer on July 5 and 6, go here or call 1-204-429-3241.
Jazz Winnipeg is accepting applications for the 30th TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival, happening June 18-23. With more than 300 dedicated volunteers, the festival fosters an environment for professional development opportunities and community building. For more information, email Alexa Potashnik at email@example.com.
The Pride Winnipeg Festival celebrates diversity and safe spaces in our communities. The festival is only successful with the support of the many volunteers who donate their time and energy every year. Interested in volunteering? Go to pridewinnipeg.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grab your laces and step forward to help support the Breast Cancer Society of Canada by making its annual Mother’s Day Walk a success. Go to mothersdaywalk.ca to learn more, or sign up here.
The MS Walk is one of the cornerstone fundraising events for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. More than 1,500 people will gather at The Forks on May 5 to raise funds to find a cure for the disease. Please go to mswalks.ca (Winnipeg walk) to learn more and to register, or contact Jordie Moryl at email@example.com or 204-943-9595.
The annual Steps for Life walk is being held at Kildonan Park on May 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The walk raises money to help families living in the aftermath of a workplace fatality, life-altering injury or occupational disease. Volunteer positions include setup, take-down, directing traffic, registration and helping with children activities. All proceeds go to Threads of Life family support programs and services If you are interested, email Djamal Stadnyk at firstname.lastname@example.org to complete your application form.
Save Our Seine Environment Inc. is seeking dynamic and energetic individuals interested in serving on its board and making a difference in their community. New directors will be voted on at the annual general meeting on April 16. Submit your contact information here.
Shameless Circle, a healing circle for women who lack a sense of community, is seeking an event co-ordinator. Duties include social-media engagement and event-registration management. The healing circle provides free programs and services for women to give them a sense of community. For more information, go to facebook.com/shamelesscircle or email Sara Usman at email@example.com.