Community Engagement Ambassador

Organization Details
Organization Name: Volunteer Manitoba
Address: Suite 511, 428 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3C 0E2
Organizational Description: Volunteer Manitoba is proud to be a leader in community engagement by promoting and recognizing volunteerism across the province. We provide information, training and resources on all aspects of the voluntary sector and we build strong communities by working with our partners in government, business and the not-for-profit and charitable sector.

Volunteer Manitoba is committed to providing a barrier-free recruitment and selection process, building diversity and inclusive teams, and creating an equitable working environment for all volunteers. We provide equal volunteer opportunities to all applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, which includes, but is not limited to, race, colour, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability age, genetic factors, or any other protected status. Please indicate any accommodation required to facilitate a successful application and interview process when applying.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5324
Description of Duties:

Joining as a Community Engagement Ambassador, you will become the face of Volunteer Manitoba at community events, career fairs and volunteer fairs. Your responsibilities will include setting up and working at an information booth interacting with event attendees.

• Attend community events, career fairs and volunteer fairs that Volunteer Manitoba has been invited to participate by having a booth.
• Create awareness of the services we offer at Volunteer Manitoba.
• Encourage various audiences including youth, newcomers, seniors and corporate audiences to volunteer by frequently speaking at a booth.
• Be well-informed about the various volunteer opportunities available on Volunteer Manitoba's website.
• Setup and take down setup at fairs.
• Collate statistics from each outreach event that will be used to support the documentation of project activities in the annual report.

Skills Required:

• Preference will be given to applicants who are comfortable connecting with people face-to-face and answering questions.
• Has English or French verbal and written communication skills
• Friendly and passionate about helping people.
• Working knowledge in Microsoft Office tools

Asset Required:

• Access to a reliable vehicle and 5F driver's licence

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

• Make connections with various non-profits and charities in Manitoba.
• Gain experience providing support to others in a professional setting.
• Improve your networking skills.
• Community outreach worker, volunteer coordinator, event coordinator, teacher, social worker, communications specialist, public speaking, or public relations.

Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

Daytime, weekdays, some weekends, some evenings

* Volunteers are requested to attend regular check-in meetings.
* This position has a very flexible schedule.
* Location of volunteer opportunity: various locations across Winnipeg

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
- Assiniboine South
- Downtown
- Elmwood
- Fort Garry
- Inkster
- Point Douglas
- River East
- River Heights
- Seven Oaks
- St. Boniface
- St. James-Assiniboia
- St. Vital
- Transcona
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Dec 13, 2024