Volunteer FAQs

Who can volunteer at Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg?

  • Youth (Ages 16-17)
  • Adults
  • Students
  • Parents
  • Groups (Corporations, Associations, Church Groups, Service Clubs, Families, etc.)

What steps do I take to volunteer?

  • Fill out the Volunteer Application Form
  • Complete a Child Abuse Registry Check Form
  • Complete a Criminal Record Check Form (Police Services or your local RCMP detachment can process these forms)
  • Provide two (2) references
  • Attend an Agency Orientation Session
  • Read and sign a Declaration of Code of Conduct Policy
  • Call the Volunteer Administrator to determine your start date
  • Start having fun!

How often do individual volunteers have to work?

  • We usually ask volunteers to make a commitment of once or twice a week. Each scheduled shift would be about 2 to 3 hours.

What duration do volunteers work?

  • Volunteers can commit anywhere from 3 months up to a complete school year (September to June)
  • Our summer program CSI: Community School Investigators is a five week duration

If I am a leader representing a group of volunteers who want to volunteer once, do I have to go through the same screening process as an individual volunteer?

  • No. Group Volunteers should fill out a Group Application Form online or they can call the Director of Community Engagement at (204) 982-4944.

Volunteer Fa Qs

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