Youth Volunteers

Organization Details
Organization Name: Henteleff Park Foundation
Address: 1964 St. Mary's Road
Winnipeg MB  R2N 4M7
Website: http://henteleffpark.org
Organizational Description: Henteleff Park is 50 acres of natural beauty located at 1964 St. Mary's Road, Winnipeg. The primary goal of the Henteleff Park Foundation is the preservation and enhancement of the unique landscape of the Park by planting indigenous trees and shrubs and removing invasive species of plants. The Foundation also maintains trails and provides both historical and natural history interpretation. The Park is a space where people can experience birds and other wildlife, enjoy the riparian forest, appreciate the history of the land, and participate in park re-naturalization through a variety of volunteer opportunities.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Youth aged 14 and 15 are welcome to volunteer at Henteleff Park. Youth volunteers must complete the Manitoba Young Workers Readiness Certificate course https://ywrcc.safemanitoba.com/. This course focuses on the rights of young workers and safety in the workplace. A signed consent of a parent or legal guardian is also required. Volunteers will weed around trees and shrubs and help with other Park maintenance.
Skills Required: No special skills required
Skills Gained/Related Careers: gardening, knowledge about nature and environmental sustainability
Age: 17 and under
Time Commitment:
Volunteer at a time of day convenient for you, as often as you like, for as long as you like each time.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? 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: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email: terri.ashcroft@henteleffpark.org
Closing Date: Oct 17, 2021
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