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Volunteer Opportunities

Special Olympics

Interested in sports?  Mrs. Price will help students with the application process for Special Olympics support for a variety of sports.

Manitoba SwimAbility

SwimAbility is a volunteer run organization that teaches one on one swimming lessons to kids with disabilities. You don't have to be able to teach swimming lessons, just be comfortable in the water and working with children.

Westman Immigrant Services

Westman Immigrant Services depends on volunteers to enhance its services to newcomers. With your help, newcomers can take steps to successfully adapt and integrate into Canadian society.


Community Service Registered Participants

Bethel Christian AssemblyAssisting with events, celebrations, youth groups and Sunday School
Betty Gibson SchoolTeaching children
Big Brothers & Sisters of BrandonHaunted House event preparations beginning in Sept. (40-50 hours)
Brandon Aboriginal Youth Activity Centre (Bayac) BFC ProgramAboriginal youth activities
Brandon Career Symposium Event planning
Brandon Friendship CentreWorking with children, cooking, maintenance, office admin.
Brandon Gymnastics CentreGymnastics for children
Brandon Humane Society, TheWalking dogs, cleaning kennels, etc.
Brandon Jr. 10-pin Bowling Assoc.Knowledge of bowling
Brandon Literacy Council Inc.Educating youth and adults, office admin.
Brandon Minor BaseballGround maintenance and/or canteen (food prep, food handling, customer service)
Brandon Neighborhood Renewal CorpWide variety of community projects and events (Community Gardens, Energy Efficient Programs, Homelessness Partnerships/Strategies etc.)
Brandon Regional Health CentreWide variety of volunteer opportunities
Brandon University – Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)Great opportunity for students interested in ecology and assisting with school environment presentations and site presentations
Brandon Youth Soccer Assoc.Admin duties, assisting with registration, painting fields and much more
Building Re-Fit Store, CMHARetail/warehouse
Calvary TempleWorking with youth, Leadership/Training opportunities
Canadian Blood ServicesCanteen volunteer or special projects such as mobile clinics
Canadian Cancer SocietyOffice admin., research projects, fundraising events
Canadian Diabetes Assoc.Detailed volunteer job descriptions – see J. McNish
CNIB – West Service CentreOffice admin., fundraising, event planning
Career TrekJunior staff working with 10-11 yr. olds at BU and ACC (Oct.-Mar.)
Central United ChurchOffice admin., youth groups, events
Child & Family Services – West. MBWorking with children
Child & Family Service of Western Manitoba FoundationAssist with fundraising events (Santa Photos, BBq's)
Christian Congregation of Jehovah's WitnessesParticipate in Public Ministry, assist with care and maintenance of Kingdom Hall.
Christian Life CentreTeaching, tutoring youth

Circle Square Ranch

Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of Canada

Camp Counsellors, Leadership Training
City of Brandon (See Winter Festival) 
Crocus PlainsTutoring
Dinsdale Personal Care HomeSeniors' activities
Ethiopian Orthodox Church

*Only for Ethiopian Students

Teaching Amharic to youth age 7-12 yrs, some cleaning, maintenance tasks

Fairview Personal Care HomeSeniors' activities
First Presbyterian Church

Working with 3-5 year old age group

Forrest United ChurchVolunteering with children and adults assisting with Sunday School and the Worship team in a variety of tasks.

Funds for Furry Friends

Care of animals, some dog training
Hamiota District Health CentreMaintenance
Heart and Stroke Foundation

Office admin., projects, events

Helping Hands CentreAssisting with all aspects of noon meal.
Hillcrest Place PCHSeniors' activities
Hockey Brandon, Female ProgramMentoring younger female players (on and off ice)
Hockey Brandon Inc.Office admin., event planning
J. R. Reid SchoolAssisting with music classes
Learning Disabilities Assoc. of MB - Brandon DistrictResource Library tasks, office admin.
Linden Lanes SchoolRefereeing middle years sports
Multiple Sclerosis SocietyAssist with the MS Walk – end of April
Marquis Project, TheResearch, Office Admin, Global Citizenship Presentations, Planning annual youth conference
Neelin High SchoolTutoring related or "other"
New Era SchoolVolunteering in a K-8 classroom
Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba`Office admin., event planning, marketing
Richmond Park Midweek Community OutreachYouth activities/leadership opportunities
Rideau Park Personal Care HomeSeniors' activities
Riverheights TerraceSeniors' activities
Salvation Army
Samaritan House Resource CentreMust be 16 yrs. old; food bank, office admin, organizing donations; garden program (can be 15 yrs. if volunteering with a parent in the garden program)
Sexuality Education Resource Ctr.Focus groups, projects, developing resources, etc.
Shilo Military Family Resource Ctr.Children and youth related activities and events (Shilo)
SIFE (See Brandon University) 
Sioux Valley SchoolsWorking with children/teenagers
Skate BrandonAbility to skate, mentor and coach
Special Olympics Westman RegionSports/physical activities with special needs people ages 7-77 years
Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of Bdn. Inc., TheYouth groups, education
St. Augustine of Cantebury ChurchWorking with children, assisting with Catechism classes.  Prior knowledge of the Catholic faith required
St. John Ambulance BrigadeObtain certification, assist with training sessions, volunteer at community events
Ten Thousand VillagesRetail environment
26th Field Regiment RCA-XII Manitoba Dragoons MuseumCreating exhibits, learning about conservation, preservation of artifacts
Valleyview Care CentreSeniors' Activities
Victoria Landing Retirement Res.Seniors' activities
Vincent Massey High SchoolVariety of activities
Westman Communications GroupStudents interested in media communications, videotaping events
Westman Immigrant ServicesVariety of programs, activities including after school programs – must be 16 years
Westman Speed Skating ClubWorking with athletes ages 7-52 who are at different levels of physical and learning skills under the direction of the Head Coach of the Club.
Westman Youth FootballInterest in football, coaching
Winter FestivalAssisting with pavilions before, during, and after the Festival
Women's Resource Centre 
YMCAWorking with youth, office admin., event planning
Youth for ChristWorking with middle years youth re: literacy


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