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.
Prairie Places Inc., a not-for-profit agency that supports 26 adults with intellectual disabilities in the community, has an opening for a board member this fall. The board meets monthly from September through June. Accounting or legal experience is an asset. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 204-783-8682.
The Simkin Centre is seeking help for the Simkin Stroll fundraiser in support of therapeutic recreation programs, which help enrich the lives of residents. If you can volunteer on June 12, contact Jackie at 204-589-9008 or email@example.com.
The Creative Foundation, a not-for-profit community-based organization, is seeking a photographer/videographer and an IT technician. Email Yisa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Canadian Red Cross is seeking volunteers. For more information, go to redcross.ca/volunteer or call 1-844-818-2155.
The Assiniboine Park Conservancy is seeking 150 volunteers to fill a variety of roles in the park and zoo as the summer season approaches. For more information, or to apply, go to assiniboinepark.ca/volunteers or email email@example.com.
Disability Matters Vote 2020 is seeking a communications assistant who will help engage the disabilities sector in a public-facing campaign focused on advancing disability advocacy priorities. Contact Toby McCrae at 204-256-4301, ext. 2356.
The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s is happening June 13 at Assiniboine Park, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Volunteers are needed to provide direction along the route and to cheer walkers. Contact Nerriza Bautista at 204-943-6622 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Misericordia Health Centre is looking for volunteers to deliver newspapers to rooms. Openings are Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings. Contact Lynn at 204-788-8131 or email@example.com.
The Walk for Arthritis is seeking 50 volunteers for its 10th annual event on June 2 at Assiniboine Park. Contact Cheryl Serpanchy at firstname.lastname@example.org or register at bit.ly/2LhCWxM.
Age & Opportunity: Support Services for Older Adults is seeking volunteer board members. Send your resumé and letter of intent to email@example.com.
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is seeking members for its local health involvement groups. Community members from the following neighbourhoods are needed: Brooklands, Centennial, Elmwood, Inkster, Mayfair, the North End, Point Douglas, St. Boniface, St. James and Tyndall. For more information, contact Colleen Schneider at 204-803-7294 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is May 24.
Youth ages 14 to 19 are encouraged to sign up to be volunteer summer camp counsellors at FortWhyte Alive. Counsellors guide children in outdoor adventures such as swimming, nature hikes and games, canoeing, fishing, archery and crafts. Go to fortwhyte.org for more information.
Trees Winnipeg, a non-profit organization with a mandate to protect, preserve and promote the forest in our urban environment, is looking for a volunteer treasurer. Email email@example.com.