Courier Crew

Organization Details
Organization Name: Variety, the Children's Charity
Address: 440a Don Ave
Winnipeg MB  R3L 0S4
Website: http://www.varietymanitoba.com
Organizational Description: Variety, the Children's Charity of Manitoba steps in where government, healthcare and other funding ends to provide life-saving, life-changing and life-enriching equipment, supplies and services to children in Manitoba living with special needs and experiencing economic disadvantage.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Variety, the Children's Charity of Manitoba assists children living with a permanent disability by providing them with life-changing equipment and services to ensure all children have the same opportunity to grow and learn.

The assistance we provide relieves the significant financial burden our Variety families face, because it costs them 4 to 5 times more to raise their child than a child who is able-bodied.

We hold a few events a year and lots of businesses donate items/auction packages that need to be picked up.

We also offer delivery of the auction items to the purchasers after the events wrap up.

Variety is looking for volunteers who have a vehicle and are willing to pick up or drop off these items at different points throughout the year.

This will help Variety keep our costs low because we don't need to use a delivery service items or have them shipped to our offices.
Skills Required: - Volunteer must have a valid drivers license and/or be approved to drive in Manitoba
- Volunteer must have their own reliable vehicle
- Volunteer must be friendly and polite
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - Volunteer would get the opportunity to practice their driving skills
- They would also learn time management by mapping out their time based on where and how many places they need to go.
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Most businesses are open for pick ups and drop offs during regular business hours. However, there could be opportunities for the weekend.
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
Speaks French
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Evaluation
How to Apply: Email: atavares@varietymanitoba.com
Closing Date: Apr 15, 2023
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