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. To learn more about our programs and services, please visit volunteermanitoba.ca or call (204)477-5180.
Sarasvti Productions, an independent theatre company dedicated to promoting social change through theatre, is recruiting members for its board of directors. They will consider applications from those who have an interest in the arts and/or social change and can bring expertise in the areas of education, marketing, finance, governance and fundraising. Information: Hope 204-586-2236 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pregnancy and Family Support Services is accepting applications for summer term cashiers to volunteer in our thrift shop for one shift per week throughout July and August. Cash register and customer-service training is provided. Shifts are during the day on weekdays, and training is six shifts of on-the-job training in May and June. Information: email@example.com or 204-783-9281 (ask for Tara).
Manitoba Lung Association is seeking door-to-door canvassers and area co-ordinators for our Door to Door campaign, May 1-31. A typical canvassing route is about 30 homes and takes two to three hours; area co-ordinators manage five to 10 canvassers in their area. Information: Dan 204-774-5501 ext. 221.
Manitoba Mutts -- Run Your Heart Out 5k St. Vital Park, site 4, April 26. Start times are: 9 a.m.-- 5km Fun Run; 9:45 a.m. -- 5km or 2km Walk. After-race snack provided. Pet-friendly course. Register: $35, $15 children under 12, raceroster.com/events/2015/4735/run-your-heart-out-2015.
20th annual Gutsy Walk for Crohn's and Colitis Canadian Mennonite University, June 7. Show loved ones living with Crohn's and colitis they are not alone. Fundraise and walk as a team or as an individual in any of our 60 Gutsy Walk locations across Canada to help improve the lives of children and adults affected by crohn's and colitis. Information: gutsywalk.ca.