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.
Thrive Thrift Shop is seeking a handyperson to help with tasks such as driving delivery trucks, testing and fixing electronics. For more information, call 204-783-9281 or email email@example.com.
St. Amant needs virtual volunteers to make someone’s day by telling a story, singing a song, or sending a happy message. Volunteering is flexible and open to all ages. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Sam’s Place is seeking volunteers to fill the following positions: kitchen helper (assisting in preparing food); café helper (serving customers, preparing drinks, cleaning the café space); and café baker (moderate baking experience required). Shifts are Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, or to apply, email email@example.com.
CancerCare Manitoba is seeking public advisers for a variety of projects. The volunteers will be asked to offer their feedback on cancer screening and prevention as a member of the community. Volunteers will share their personal experiences, ideas and thoughts in a meaningful way, and must have good communication and listening skills. Applications are being accepted for participation in May and/or June. Volunteers are participating by telephone or online because of the pandemic. To learn more, or to apply, go to www.volunteermanitoba.ca.
The Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities is seeking volunteers for its provincial council. Must be passionate about the MLPD’s mission and have knowledge or skills in one or more of these areas: board governance, advocacy, business, accounting, public relations, legal, fundraising and/or accessibility knowledge, and the ability to work within the community to build partnerships. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 204-943-6099.
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.
Camp Quality Manitoba provides a unique camp experience and year-round support to families affected by childhood cancer. The camp is seeking an energetic person to join its team of volunteers to facilitate fundraising opportunities. The fundraising co-ordinator collaborates with the camp director to establish the annual fundraising budget, plan and goals. Someone with experience in fundraising in the non-profit sector and event planning, and with leadership skills, is needed. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winnipeg Harvest is seeking volunteers to help sort donations in its warehouse. For more information, call 204-982-3663 or email email@example.com.
The CNIB Foundation needs a volunteer maintenance assistant for its local office. Tasks could include painting, minor repairs, moving of furniture and other materials, and other duties. Must be able to complete the required tasks, including the ability to bend and lift. One character reference is required, and a criminal record check is an asset. Apply at www.cnib.ca/volunteer or email firstname.lastname@example.org.