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 Manitoba Children’s Museum needs a bartender for its Serious(ly) Adult Comedy Night this Friday, from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Volunteers must be 18 or older and have a valid Serving it Safe certificate or equivalent. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 204-924-4002.
Caregiving with Confidence is looking for volunteers for its Time-out for Caregivers Program to provide a friendly visit with an older adult and give his or her family caregiver a break. Training and support is provided. For more information, call 204-452-9491 or email email@example.com.
Language partner volunteers are needed for the spring/summer term (May to August) at the University of Winnipeg. It's a great opportunity to meet other people from different cultures. For more information, visit http://wfp.to/EGu, call 204-982-1151 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba requires one-on-one literacy tutors for a six-month commitment to its adult women’s literacy program, which runs Tuesday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon. Email email@example.com or phone 204-589-7335, ext. 224.
The Geopolitical Economic Research Group at the University of Manitoba is seeking volunteers for its conference on revolutions around the world, from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. Positions available: registration, publicity/communications/website, catering, facilities management, travel, culture, videos. Visit http://wfp.to/EGY for more information.
Sam’s Place is looking for mentor volunteers to help with training and skills development at its facility. Day, evening or weekends. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.