THE following is a list of volunteer opportunities for Winnipeg and surrounding areas. For more information, 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.
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 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.
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.
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 email@example.com 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.
AllStar Jam-uary is a musical evening in support of True North Youth Foundation’s Project 11 and the Bruce Oake Recovery Centre, happening Jan. 25 at the Met. Volunteers are needed for the silent auction, and a videographer is also needed. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.