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.
OCD Centre Manitoba is seeking an experienced accounting professional to fill the treasurer role on its board of directors. Working with the executive director, the treasurer is responsible for all financial matters and should be available about four to five hours per month, and to attend monthly board meetings and the annual general meeting in June. Please email a resumé and a brief letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the centre, go to www.ocdmanitoba.ca.
Results Canada, a global movement that strives for a world without extreme poverty, has a volunteer opportunity for a self-starter who wants to use their organizational skills in real-life settings. The volunteer will lead a group of committed volunteers. Other volunteers are also needed. Go online to http://wfp.to/3zN.
Good Times Running is seeking to raise $50,000 across Canada through its Isolation Run, which is open to nearly anyone able to run indoors or outdoors. Join a team of volunteers and runners who have turned their isolation into opportunity. More than $10,000 was raised in the first three weeks, with 42 hospitals participating in seven provinces. For more information, go to www.isolationrun.org.
Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen in Selkirk is seeking volunteers to help distribute meals. For more information or to volunteer, call 1-204-338-3361.
Age & Opportunity: Support Services for Older Adults is seeking volunteers for two of its programs. The Connect Program provides older adults at risk of social isolation and loneliness regular contact through weekly phone calls. The second, Senior Immigrant Settlement Services, is seeking volunteers to contact socially isolated clients in the client’s first language. For more information or to apply, call 204-956-6440 or email email@example.com.
The Shameless Circle is seeking volunteers to facilitate online sessions through Zoom on Sundays. Someone with experience facilitating programs in areas such as self-empowerment, self-defence, personal development and healing circles is needed. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
1JustCity needs a volunteer with leadership experience and a passion for social justice to help at its outreach centres. The commitment is two days a week, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Email email@example.com.
Winnipeg Harvest is seeking volunteers to help sort donations in its warehouse. For more information, call 204-982-3663 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com or call 1-844-818-2155.
Regional Connections immigrant services is seeking language buddy volunteers to help newcomers practice informal English. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Gwen Sector Creative Living Centre is seeking volunteers to help deliver meals for its no-contact isolated seniors meal program. Volunteers will deliver nutritious meals to clients’ doorsteps on a pre-established route Tuesdays and Fridays, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Volunteers should have access to a vehicle. Students who need volunteer hours for a program or internship are welcome. Contact email@example.com or call 204-339-1701.