A large group of students sort flour into bags at Winnipeg Harvest.

Overview

Do you want to learn more about the work of community organizations in Winnipeg? Are you curious about volunteering in the community but not sure how to get started? 

UM Community Volunteers is an introductory experience for students looking for opportunities to engage with local community organizations in a safe, supportive and manageable way. Volunteers can sign up for monthly community engagement opportunities throughout the academic year that fit their schedule and interests, as well as sign up for longer-term volunteer placements with partner organizations.

UM Community Volunteers will: 

  • Gain confidence, experience and skills to engage with community.
  • Build relationships with local community organizations.
  • Make connections with like-minded UM students.
  • Receive a volunteer notation on their Co-Curricular Record after 20 hours of volunteering.

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