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.
Welcome Place is looking for families or individuals who can help newcomer refugee families integrate into Canadian society through its volunteer-matching program. The program has been changing many lives for the past three years. Apply at miic.ca, email email@example.com or call 204-285-3391.
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is seeking volunteers for its Friendly Phone Call program, which matches volunteers with WRHA clients in community health programs who have expressed feelings of loneliness and/or isolation. Volunteers call clients at least once a week. Calls can be made from the comfort of your own home. For more information, contact Suzie at 204-787-7247 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer Manitoba needs people to join its fundraising committee for the 37th annual Volunteer Manitoba Awards dinner. Volunteers are needed for approximately 30 hours until April 30. Email your resumé to email@example.com.
The Block Parent Program of Winnipeg has an open volunteer position on its board of directors. You will advise the program on media opportunities, social-media platforms and website management. Must attend one meeting per month, except in December, July and August. The board comprises 10 community members from across the city and one part-time office manager. Police record and child abuse registry check are required (at no charge). Contact the office at 204-284-7562 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Swimmingly is seeking volunteers with a background in aquatics to make a difference in the lives of children with special needs. Contact Sam at email@example.com or go online to swimminglymb.org.
Caregiving with Confidence needs volunteers to drive older adults to and from appointments. Flexible schedules, driver orientation and honorariums are provided. For more information, contact Julie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 204-452-9491.
The Canadian Red Cross is seeking volunteers. For more information, go to redcross.ca/volunteer or call 1-844-818-2155.