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 firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 204.938.5957.
Volunteer Opportunities Winter 2020
Give back to your community, gain employment skills and have fun…
- 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.
- Gain excellent experience in health services, social services, education, community development and customer service.
- 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, 2 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
Food Group Assistants
Details: Interact with community, support staff with program organization, set up, and clean up
Time: Tues 3:00 – 5:00 Wed 4:00 – 7:00 Fri 1:30–4:30 Thurs 10:00 – 1:00 Thurs 3:00 – 5:00 Sat 10:30-1:30
Details: Interact with community, support staff with program set up, organization, clean up and lift heavy boxs
Time: Thurs 10:00 – 12:00 Thurs 12:30 – 3:00 Thurs 3:00 – 5:00
Resource Centre Navigator Volunteers
Details: Provide social support; interact with community, build relationships, mentoring, and program referrals
Time: Day time hour including Saturdays, once per week, 2-3 hour commitments
Note: Social service experience and/or education required, training, minimum 6 month commitment
After school tutors
Details: High school level and elementary level homework clubs
Time: Wed 4:00 – 6:00 and other weekdays
After school recreation co-leaders and assistants
Details: physical activities, games, arts, crafts, cooking, knitting
Time: Tues 4:00 – 6:00, Wednesday 4:00 – 6:00
Contact: email@example.com or call (204) 938-5957
or reception area at NorWest Co-op Community Health, 785 Keewatin St.
or at the NorWest Co-op Community Food Centre, 103-61 Tyndall Ave
or Abby at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (204) 806-3972