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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer at an MCC Fundraising Event!

MCC Manitoba holds a variety of events across Manitoba throughout the year and are always looking for more volunteers!  Whether you are available for 2 hours, 4 hours, or a full day or weekend, we would love to hear from you.  For more details on specific events, go to:, or contact Christina Van Niekerk at / (204)261-6381

We are currently looking for volunteers for:

SpringFest 2014: May 23-25
Plant Sale - May 23-24 (also looking for set-up volunteers on May 22)
Quilt Show & Sale - May 23 - 25
Walkathon - May 24
Sunday faspa-style lunch - May 25

Relief Sales: September 2014
Morris Relief Sale - September 13
Brandon Relief Sale - September 20

The International Volunteer Exchange Program, a vocational and cultural exchange program that connects international young adults with host families and volunteer placements in Canada and U.S., is always looking for host families for IVEP participants. The program is also looking for individuals to report on IVEP events. For more information, please contact Ionka Hristozova by emailor by phoning (204) 925-1919 (866-530-4450 toll-free).





MCC Low German Mennonite Services works with Low German speaking Mennonite newcomers from Latin America. The program office located in Winkler is looking for a volunteer whose duties may include assisting the program coordinator with newcomer’s documentation and interpretation needs, assisting in a follow-up program for newcomers, assisting in developing and maintaining a garden project for newcomers, and data entry. If interested, please contact Tina Fehr Kehler by email or by phoning (204) 325-7907.




Whether you're part of a school group, youth group, club, Bible Study group, women’s group, office group, or a family group, everyone is welcome at Material Resource Centres in Manitoba. The following are some examples of what an individual could be involved in as a volunteer:

  • - check and pack kits in boxes and load them onto pallets (boxes weigh between 8 and 25 kilograms).

  • - fold and carry blankets to prepare them for baling.

- tie knots in blankets to hold the layers together

- Infant Care kit gowns are cut using an industrial cutting machine, and prepared for sewers who complete them in their homes.

- soap is sorted and packed for shipment overseas.

- miscellaneous jobs related to the kits depending on what has been donated that day or week.

Contact Arthur Mann by email or by phoning (204) 261-6381 (888-622-6337 toll-free).

Every November, Meat Canning takes place in Winkler. Volunteers are needed to cut and stir heated meat, fill cans, wash cans, apply labels and box the finished product. For more information, please contact Gord Letkeman by email or by phoning (204) 829-3005.



MCC Thrift Shops are looking for volunteers who are interested in customer service, sorting & pricing, display, shop operations and being part of a wonderful community. Contact a store today and become part of something bigger.




SALT (Serving and Learning Together) is a year-long cross-cultural service experience for Christian young adults from the United States and Canada. Applications are due in mid-February, with placements starting in August. Check regularly for upcoming SALT assignments.









Sam's Place is a used bookstore, cafe, and music venue located in the Elmwood neighbourhood in Winnipeg. Every day Sam's Place needs volunteers to take orders, serve coffee, greet customers, run the till,  and wash dishes. Taking one shift per week is typical, but volunteers can work as much or as little as they choose. Interested? Contact Sam's Place by email or find more details here.