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Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at NorWest
Give back to your community,
gain employment skills, have fun…

NorWest has a vibrant and active volunteer community that supports our many programs and services.

Most volunteer opportunities are during the day, once per week, at the same time each week. Some volunteer roles require strong English language, social service experience or education. Gain experience in: Food preparation, Health, Social Services,  Community Development, Customer Service and Education.

Process: application, interview, screening, reference checks, placement options, orientation, training. Volunteer opportunities are in various locations of the Inkster area (north-west Winnipeg).

We welcome your volunteer application.
Please use this link to submit a volunteer application form.

A list of current volunteer opportunities is below.  All volunteer opportunities have limited space. Volunteer opportunities continue to change as we adapt to Covid-19.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Food Preparation – Community Food Centre

Details:  Help prepare delicious food with a Chef and other volunteers, help with clean up
Time:  Monday, Wednesday or Friday 10:00 – 2:00   Thursdays 3:00 – 7:00

Greeter-Screener with Youth Hub

Details:  Welcome guests, health screening, promote programs, help with materials
Time:  Monday – Friday, 1:30 – 4:00 pm and Saturday 9:30 – 12:00

Program Assistants

Details: Interact with community, support staff with set up, clean up, snack preparation and health screening
Time: Day time, week days, various start dates, times and locations

Fruit and Vegetable Markets

Details: Interact with community, support staff with program set up, organization, clean up and lift heavy boxes
Time: Various times and locations

Resource Centre Navigator Volunteers

Details: Provide social support; interact with community, build relationships, mentoring, and program referrals
Time: Day time hours including Saturdays, once per week, 2-3 hour commitments
Note:  Social service experience and/or education required, training, minimum 6 month commitment

For more information, please contact:

Charlene Lipka
Community Facilitator
NorWest Co-op Community Health
785 Keewatin St., Winnipeg
Phone:  204-938-5957
Email:  clipka@norwestcoop.ca