Volunteer

 

 

We’re always looking for volunteers at the BIZ to help with our numerous programs and events. It’s a fun way to meet people, acquire new skills and have fun while you’re at it!

Volunteer Watch Ambassador

Watch Ambassadors are responsible for promoting a safer and friendlier downtown by patrolling the streets and skywalk systems, serving as extra “eyes and ears” to assist the Winnipeg Police Service.

This position is an excellent opportunity for those individuals who are studying in the field of criminology, criminal justice and other related social sciences. This position is ideal for individuals interested in volunteering in a dynamic and challenging environment, helping to keep the downtown safe for everyone. Full description

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the downtown community.

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is not accepting applications at this time. However if you are interested in applying, you are welcome to submit an application form and resume to volunteer@downtownwinnipegbiz. Applications received will be kept on file and will be reviewed for our next intake.

For more information, please check back here for updates.

Volunteer Host Ambassador

Downtown Host Ambassadors are responsible for promoting a friendly and welcoming downtown by participating in events, liasing between businesses and the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, and providing excellent customer service for those who live, work, and visit downtown.

This position is ideal for individuals with excellent interpersonal skills that are interested in volunteering in a dynamic environment. Full description

Volunteer CHAT Outreach Worker

Reporting to the Outreach Coordinator, C.H.A.T.  Volunteer Outreach Workers are expected to perform preventative intervention service support to individuals experiencing chronic or episodic homelessness through trust and relationship building based on a client- centered, strengths based approach in order to facilitate appropriate referrals that lead to the obtainment of housing permanency.

The CHAT team seeks to establish and foster positive and trusting relationships in a non-judgmental with individuals at a grass root (street) level recognizing that every person’s needs and experiences are unique. This is also performed through a harm reduction approach/model. The C.H.A.T. program prides itself on being flexible; there is no formal referral or assessment of need for an individual to participate in the C.H.A.T.  program.  C.H.A.T. provides accommodating intervention and service delivery towards structuring a rehabilitative recovery model based on the individual’s needs.

This position is an excellent opportunity for those individuals who are studying in the field of social work. Full description

Volunteer Process:

Interested in volunteering with us?

  1. Fill out the online application form
  2. Send your current resume to volunteer@downtownwinnipegbiz.com

Basic Volunteer Requirements

  • Grade 12 Diploma
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Child Abuse Registry Check
  • 12 Volunteer Hours Per Month