Thank you for your interest in volunteering at NorWest
We have a vibrant and active volunteer community that supports our many programs and services. Take a look at our current volunteer opportunities below.
If you are interested in volunteering with us, please download an application form. Forms are also available in the front reception area at Access NorWest, 785 Keewatin Avenue and the Community Food Centre, 103-61 Tyndall Avenue.
Return completed volunteer application forms to:
ATTN: Charlene Lipka
785 Keewatin Street
Winnipeg, MB R2X 3B9
For more information, please contact Charlene Lipka at email@example.com or phone 204.938.5957.
Volunteer Opportunities Fall 2019
Give back to your community, gain employment skills and have fun…
- Gain excellent experience in health services, social services, education, community development and customer service.
- Most volunteer opportunities are during the day, once per week, at the same time each week.
- Some volunteer roles require strong English language skills, social service experience or editing skills.
- Process includes application, interview, screening, reference checks, placement options, orientation and training.
- Volunteer opportunities are in various locations of the Inkster area (north-west Winnipeg).
- All volunteer opportunities have limited space.
Access NorWest Visitor Guide
Details: Greet community, help to direct visitors, information services, program referral
Time: Weekdays, 3 hours, during the day, various times, once or twice per week
Chef Assistants – 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 3:30 – 7:15
Greeter/Servers – Community Food Centre
Details: Help serve guests, greet community and help with clean up
Time: Monday, Wednesday or Friday 11:30 – 2:15 Thursdays 4:30 – 7:15
Parent-child drop in programs
Details: Interact with families, program organization, equipment set up, clean up, snack preparation
Time: Tuesdays 1:00 – 4:00 Thursdays 9:00 – 12:00 Fridays 9:00 – 12:00
Cooking Group Assistants / Smoothie Program / Youth Food Justice
Details: Interact with community, support staff with program organization, set up, clean up
Time: Tues 3:00 – 5:00 Wed 4:00 – 7:00 Fri 1:30–4:30 Thurs 10:00 – 1:00 Sat 10:30-1:30
Resource Centre Navigator Volunteers
Details: Provide social support; interact with community, build relationships, mentoring, and program referrals
Time: Day time hours, once per week, especially Mondays or Tuesdays, other times also available
Note: Social service experience and/or education required, training, minimum 6 month commitment
After school youth program assistants
Details: Cooking, homework clubs, physical activities, games, crafts, knitting
Time: 3:30 – 6:00, week days, various days
Traditional Beading Program Assistants
Details: Teach traditional beading, create a fun learning environment, set up supplies and clean up
Time: Tuesdays 1:15 – 3:45
Income Tax Volunteers
Details: Be available for training in January and February. Prepare income tax in March and April.
Time: Application, interviews, screening to take place Sept-Nov
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 204.938.5957