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We’re currently recruting volunteers for Actionmarguerite. Join us today by clicking the Apply Now button!


Interested in volunteering but don’t know where to start?  Click here to leave us your contact information and we’ll be in touch.

Volunteering can be the most fulfilling work you will ever do! It’s also a great way to build towards your chosen career. You can test out working in your desired field, plus have the chance to build experience for your resume and gain references. Volunteer work allows you to express your values, increase your self-esteem, gain a sense of accomplishment, build relationships, and give back to your community.

To learn more about volunteer programs at a Réseau Compassion Network member organization, visit their websites below. Explore the organisations, get to know their offerings and see if they would be a good fit!

Not sure if volunteering is for you or you have questions about getting involved? Check out the FAQs for more information.

Réseau Compassion Network Member Organizations who have a volunteering program

Hidden Accordion

St.Amant is a comprehensive resource for Manitobans with developmental disabilities, and autism. We are a not-for-profit organization that offers a wide range of programs and services to support individuals and their families.

St.Amant has a vibrant volunteer program where people of all ages come together to support people with developmental disabilities and build lasting friendships. St.Amant welcomes anyone 12 years and older to volunteer in our organization, and families with younger children can volunteer together.

The range of volunteer opportunities is vast. Some examples include supporting virtual activities, being a pen pal, helping with administrative tasks and supporting people to swim, bike and do the things they love. The sky is the limit for our volunteer community. No matter where you volunteer within the organization, you are making a difference in the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities and autism and having fun!

Volunteer opportunities are available during the day, evenings and weekends.

Adult opportunities are available here.

Youth opportunities are available here.


Actionmarguerite is a leading provider of long term care and exceptional health services in French and in English.

Do you have a special talent or extra time that you would like to share with us? The invaluable contribution of many volunteers helps us to provide excellent long-term care and exceptional health services. If you share our values of generosity, human kindness and solidarity, we invite you to offer a little of your time and talents as a volunteer.

What are the benefits of volunteering?

  • Experience personal growth in a caring environment
  • Enrich the lives of others by contributing to patient care
  • Explore a potential career in a health care setting
  • Use your unique skills and learn new ones
  • Meet, work and interact with people from different walks of life and make new friends
  • Volunteer work is highly valued by employers and a good addition to your résumé
  • Support your community and gain a unique sense of fulfillment

Volunteer opportunities are available at our personal care facilities, our supportive housing complexes and our Day Centre.

To learn more about Actionmarguerite, please click here.
To apply to volunteer at Actionmarguerite, please click here.

Résidence Despins/Villa Aulneau

The residents of Villa Aulneau and Résidence Despins have a wide array of interests, and we’re looking for people like you to help co-create living environments where life is good.

From enjoying conversations and walks to sharing in hobbies and pastimes, as a volunteer, there is a wide range of opportunities for you. No matter where you volunteer within the organization, you add meaning and joy to the lives of the people who live and work here. Whether you enjoy connecting directly with residents or prefer to be behind the scene supporting staff, we believe there is an opportunity for you.

 Our lives are enriched by a tapestry of human connections; people we can share joys, comforts and struggles with.

We look forward to weaving that tapestry with you!

We are taking applications now for activities starting in January 2024.

To learn more about Résidence Despins and Villa Aulneau, please click here.
To apply to become a volunteer, please click here.

St. Boniface Hospital

St. Boniface Hospital mission focuses on quality patient care, education and research for the improvement of patient care. It is accomplished through teamwork, innovation, strong financial management and continual striving for compassionate care to those in need.

The second largest hospital in Manitoba, it provides community outreach programs, ambulatory care programs and inpatient services. The Hospital has demonstrated provincial leadership and significant expertise in the areas of cardiac sciences, emergency medicine, gastrointestinal disease, neurosciences, oncology, palliative care, perinatal care, geriatric medicine, family medicine.

St. Boniface employs 3,500 staff in a variety of support capacities. In addition, some 340 doctors have admitting privileges at SBH.

To learn more about volunteering at St. Boniface Hospital, please click here.

Centre Flavie

Centre Flavie strives to be an effective ally in the battle against poverty so that the most vulnerable may live in a dignified manner. Centre Flavie embraces the values of social justice, respect for all people, compassion for others, environmental stewardship, as well as support to the impoverished and the vulnerable by providing comfort through the distribution of material goods at no cost.

To find more about volunteering at Centre Flavie, please click here.

Sara Riel

Sara Riel’s mission is to provide those individuals with mental health and substance use/addiction challenges a safe, inclusive and engaging environment where self-determined needs are valued, and all are assisted on their path to reaching their goals.

Our Vision is for people with mental health and substance use/addiction challenges to reach their full potential mentally, physically, socially and spiritually.

To learn more about volunteering at Sara Riel, please click here.

Youville St. Vital Community Health Centre

Youville St. Vital Community Health Centre is a place where people are heard and can work in their health concerns with a knowledgeable team of health professionals. Youville Centre believe that health includes the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of life. Factors such as shelter, education, food and income impact on your health. Whether the person need health care, wellness education, or counselling and support, Youville Centre can help all individual to become a healthier person.

The goal of Youville’s Volunteer program is to connect community members with opportunities to enrich the programs, services and client experiences at Youville Centre. Whether on the front lines or working behind the scenes, volunteer can help build a stronger, healthier St. Vital.

To learn more about volunteering with Youville, please click here.

St.Amant has a vibrant volunteer program where people of all ages come together to support people with disabilities and build lasting friendships.