Volunteer Opportunities

Winnipeg Harvest is a food distribution and training centre that collects and shares surplus food with people that are hungry and offers training opportunities that help people step up and out of poverty. We work with a network of more than 400 agencies that consist of food banks, soup kitchens and community organizations.

Main Objective of VET:
Facilitating learning opportunities for youth around issues related to hunger and poverty while participating in current youth programming at Winnipeg Harvest. These programs include but are not limited to: Empty Bowls Program; Community Engagement Talks; Living on Less Workshop; and Partnership for Change Program.

wag Are you retired and looking for a fulfilling community commitment?  Learn about art and the exhibits at the Winnipeg Art Gallery as a Volunteer Tour Guide.
The WAG works with Volunteer Tour Guides in Learning & Programs for adults and school groups. If you have an interest in art and the will to learn, are able to serve 4 – 6 hours per week, and enjoy spending time with children, the WAG has many rewarding opportunities for you. Ability to speak French or an Indigenous language is an asset. Comprehensive training is provided.  For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. today. Training begins in September.


The Lake Winnipeg Foundation is looking for volunteers to give classroom presentations. You must be available during the morning or afternoon at least one day per week, and have the ability to arrive at the presentations yourself. Training will be provided and you will be able to present to the age group with which you feel most comfortable. Duties can include delivering a PowerPoint, leading hands-on activities, and encouraging discussion about the health of Lake Winnipeg and water conservation. Help us teach the next generation of lake-lovers!

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Teacher to Teacher – Sharing the Wisdom of Experience by Cynthia Prasow, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary and Debbie Bailey, Retired Administrator, Calgary Board of Education, surveyed over 700 retired teachers across Canada including Manitoba for their advice to practising teachers especially teachers new to the profession.  Click here for the whole report.

CLICK HERE to download the Teacher to Teacher Survey


Retirement is a time of transitions. Throughout your career you belonged to the Manitoba Teachers’ Society (MTS), but upon retirement you are no longer a member. The Retired Teachers’ Association of Manitoba (RTAM) exists to serve retired teachers. We invite you to join the growing number of RTAM members and enjoy the benefits of belonging.

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