Coldest Night of the Year (one day event)

Opportunity ID: 3048

Organization Details
Organization Name: Main Street Project
Address: 75 Martha St.
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1A4
Website: http://www.mainstreetproject.ca/
Organizational Description: Main Street Project is a not for profit organization that provides a safe, respectful, accessible place for individuals at risk in the community. We have an emergency shelter, a drop-in centre, a detox unit and a transitional housing space for our patrons. We advocate for a more inclusive society and assist marginalized individuals to make real choices.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Various of Volunteering Opportunities:
- registration
- serving meals
- set up and take down
- support on routes
Skills Required: - Adaptability to changing roles and responsibilities
- Ability to work in a team setting
- Strong organizational skills and time management
- Demonstrate communication skills, both verbal and written
- Knowledge of the effects of mental health issues, poverty and Winnipeg's marginalized population is an asset
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
3:00 - 8:30 PM
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: https://www.mainstreetproject.ca/how-you-can-help/volunteer-at-main-street-project/
Closing Date: Feb 8, 2019