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.
Volunteer Manitoba needs nominees for its 38th annual awards. Every year, thousands of volunteers across the province donate their time to non-profit and charitable organizations. Volunteers have continued to give back under the most challenging of circumstances this past year, and Volunteer Manitoba want to celebrate all they have done for our communities. The deadline for nominations is May 24. For more information, go to www.volunteermanitoba.ca/awards.
The Creative Foundation is seeking a fundraising co-ordinator and a grant writer. Must have experience and be competent and confident. Send letters of interest to the chairperson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Assiniboine Park Conservancy is seeking 200 volunteers to fill a variety of roles at the park and zoo for the busy summer season. Volunteers help staff members and engage with visitors. The application deadline is May 31. For more information, go to assiniboinepark.ca/volunteer.
Oyate Tipi Cumini Yape is recruiting a public relations associate responsible for building and maintaining a positive image. You will be in charge of establishing and maintaining relationships with clients, the community, employees and partner organizations by writing correspondence and other media communications, responding to requests for information and coaching client representatives in communicating. Send your resumé to email@example.com or call Jennifer at 204-589-2218 for more information.
Henteleff Park is 50 acres of natural beauty located at 1964 St. Mary’s Rd. Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks such as maintaining the tall grass prairie restoration and planter boxes, new tree and shrub plantings, and the interpretive centre. There are many opportunities to fit different interests, time commitments and activity levels. Your contributions will help maintain the unique nature of this special place. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg needs diverse leaders to serve on its board of directors. Volunteers should have recent board experience and talent or expertise in one or more of the following areas: governance, public relations, marketing, education/social services, business and community influencer and/or fund development. Send your resumé to email@example.com, or go to www.bigwinnipeg.com for more information.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-844-818-2155.