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Volunteering with Community Services

Current Opportunities

Please note:
Volunteer positions are not available for Fine Option program.

Winnipeg Public Library

Winnipeg Public Library's volunteer needs fluctuate and placements may not be immediately available.

For more information on openings and areas of need, please visit Winnipeg Public Library's website.

How to Apply for a Volunteer Position

1. Fill out the Volunteer Application Forms

Interested applicants are asked to fill out the following documents:

2. Submit Your Completed Application Forms

Submit your applications forms, including the Volunteer Application and Parental Consent Form (for youth 14-17 years) by:

Mail or Drop-off:
City of Winnipeg
Community Services Department
2-395 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R3B 3N8


Fax your completed form to 204-986-3706.

After You Apply for a Volunteer Position

After you apply for a volunteer position with the City of Winnipeg's Community Services Department, your application will be sent to the appropriate Divisional Program Lead.

Volunteer applicants will be interviewed and assessed when there is a position available. Please note that the Volunteer Screening process and Criminal Record Check may take up to 6 weeks to complete.

1. Screening Interview

Applicants will be called for a screening interview upon receipt of a completed volunteer application, and when there is a position available.

2. Criminal Record Check

Following a successful screening interview, a Criminal Record Check (with a Vulnerable Sector Screening request) satisfactory to the City of Winnipeg will be required. View details on the Criminal Record Check process.

Please Note:
All applicants must provide the Community Services Department with a copy of their Criminal Record Check Certificate. Applicants must bring the original copy of the Criminal Record Check Certificate to the Community Services Department; a copy of the Criminal Record Check Certificate will be made and the original returned to the applicant. Criminal Record Checks cannot be more than three months old.

3. Volunteer Placement

Once the screening interview and Criminal Record Check is complete, the applicant will be provided with information from the Program Lead concerning their placement, orientation, supervision, evaluation and scheduled hours.

For More Information

Email us or call 311.

Last update: June 13, 2019