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.
The Winnipeg Central Global Market needs volunteers to help with market setup or take-down (must be able to lift some weight, including upstairs and downstairs). The market takes place in Central Park on Saturdays. Setup duties: help vendors move tables, chairs and canopies from Knox United Church to Central Park, and help set up canopies. Take-down duties: help vendors move equipment from the park to church basement. Any Saturday until Sept. 14. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 204-999-2840.
The Canadian Cancer Society is seeking volunteers for its planning committee organizing CIBC’s Run for the Cure on Oct. 6. There are openings for volunteer engagement, registration and stage management. To apply, email Vanessa at email@example.com or go to wfp.to/dtN.
Misericordia Health Centre is seeking volunteers to help residents attend spiritual health services within the centre. Shifts are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, 10-11:30 a.m. A detailed orientation is provided. Apply online at misericordia.mb.ca, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 204-788-8132 for more information.
The Costume Museum of Canada houses more than 35,000 items of historical clothing and accessories. It is in need of volunteers to help with data entry, costume-collection maintenance, and evaluation/use of donations. Call 204-989-7200.
STARS air ambulance is looking for volunteers to help at a variety of events across Manitoba. Events might range from booths to golf tournaments, and all help raise funds to support STARS in providing care to patients across the Prairies. For more information, email email@example.com.
The Canadian Red Cross is seeking volunteers. For more information, go to redcross.ca/ volunteer or call 1-844-818-2155.
The Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival is seeking another 150 volunteers to help patrons and performers, making sure everyone has an enjoyable experience. Volunteering with the Fringe has benefits, including complimentary tickets. Volunteers age 12 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Apply at winnipegfringe.com.