For information on current volunteer opportunities at Villa Rosa, please contact Villa Rosa's Co-ordinator of Volunteers at (204) 786-5741 extension 237 or .
"Most programs run September through June. All positions require a Child Abuse Registry check and Criminal Record search."
Emergency First Aid with Level B CPR (Daycare Providers and Teachers)
Volunteer opportunities that may be available include:
1. Parent Child Centre
Volunteers assist professional staff to care for infants and toddlers while their moms attend school. Staff and volunteers role model quality childcare as a way of teaching parenting skills to residents. Commitment is once a week, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon or 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Requires Emergency First Aid with Level B CPR.
Volunteers develop and lead an evening craft program for residents. Program time is negotiable. Emergency First Aid with Level B CPR is required.
Volunteer teaches crocheting and/or knitting on a one-to-one basis or with a small group after school or evenings.
4. Labour Companions
Volunteers with some experience and/or training provide support to young women during labour, delivery and with the birthing process.
Volunteers provide beginner level instruction in pottery and ceramics and must be comfortable working with adolescents.
6. Yoga Instructor
Volunteer provides pre-natal and post-natal yoga instruction to residents on a regular basis. Proof of Emergency First Aid with Level B CPR certification is required.