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Community Services

Community Centres

General Council of Winnipeg Community Centres (GCWCC)

Provision of support services to community centres through a cooperative partnership between GCWCC and the City of Winnipeg Community Services Department

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About GCWCC

Through its partnership with the City, GCWCC provides ongoing leadership support to Winnipeg’s community centre executives and volunteers. Support services include:

  • Board development
  • Program development
  • Financial accountability
  • Constitutional reviews
  • Policy issues
  • Yearly incorporation reviews
  • Employee/employer responsibilities
  • Screening of volunteers
  • Legal liabilities
  • Respectful workplace policies
  • Child abuse registry checks
  • Fair play
  • Leadership training seminars
  • Publications of training manual/booklet

Online Inclusivity and Cultural Sensitivity training video

A Winnipeg-made online cultural sensitivity video, developed for community centre volunteers, that captures Winnipeg's unique and rich cultural diversity to enhance awareness and help to build cultural bridges.


Community Centre Renovation Fund

The Community Centre Renovation Fund supports repairs, upgrades, retrofits, safety improvements and renovation projects at the City of Winnipeg Community Centre facilities.

Visit the Community Centre Renovation Fund page for more information.

Contact GCWCC

If you have questions or comments about the operation of community centre facilities and programs or if you are interested in volunteering, contact your local community centre directly or contact GCWCC:

  • 204.475.5008
  • Fax: 204.475.5812
  • Web: www.gcwcc.mb.ca
  • Address: 18-30 Fort Street, Winnipeg, MB R3C 4X3

Community Centre Volunteers

Community Centres provide recreation programs and services to area residents through a cooperative partnership between community centre volunteers and City administration. Throughout the year, dedicated volunteers commit their time and energy to the operation of community center facilities and programs. Volunteers provide enjoyable activities that are appropriate for people of all ages and interests and that often lead to the development of new skills and enduring friendships.

Last update: December 22, 2016