Volunteer Program

NorWest Volunteer Program

Thank you for your interest in our Volunteer Program.  Below is a brief description of some of our volunteer opportunities.  Please fill out a volunteer application.  To download an application, please click on this link:  Volunteer Application    Fill out the application and send to:  clipka@norwestcoop.ca . Volunteer applications are also available in the front reception area at Access NorWest, 785 Keewatin St.  Completed forms can also be left at the front desk. Please note that most volunteer opportunities are during the day, on week days.  For newcomers, an English language benchmark level 5 and sometimes level 7 is required.

For more information please contact Charlene Lipka: clipka@norwestcoop.ca or phone 204-938-5957.

Access NorWest Visitor Guide Volunteer (New!)
Weekday mornings and Saturday mornings from 8:30 – 11:30 AM (commit one morning per week)
• Greet and welcome visitors as they walk into Access NorWest
• Excellent experience in customer relations

After School Smoothie Drop-in Program (Community Food Centre)
Tuesdays from 3:00 – 5:00 PM
• Guide large groups of children at different food stations

Parent-Child Drop-in programs
Various locations and times including Tuesdays from 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Resource Centre Greeter / Community Outreach
Week days, during the day, various times and locations
• Provide assistance to staff during community drop in programs
• Excellent for social work students or people wanting social services experience
• Interact with community, provide resources and resume support

Cooking Group Assistant (Community Food Centre)
Various times and volunteer positions including:
Thursdays from 12:30 – 4:00 PM; Tuesdays from 5:00 – 8:00 PM and Saturdays from 1:00 – 4:00
• Support adults to read recipes, prepare food, help with set up and clean up

Greeter and Servers (Community Food Centre), limited volunteer positions
Monday, Wednesday or Friday 11:30 – 2:30

Chef Helper (Community Food Centre), limited volunteer positions
Monday, Wednesday or Friday 10:00 – 2:00

Office Helper, very limited volunteer positions
Weekdays, during the day, various times
• Photocopying, organize written materials, some data base entry, some customer relations