Covid-19 Update: In-person programming has been put on hold until further notice.

We are currently seeking volunteer drivers to deliver food hampers to individuals and families from Monday to Saturday. Hampers are prepared at 575 Larsen Ave. with deliveries needed throughout Winnipeg. Volunteers must have a driver’s license and access to their own vehicles.

Our hours are 12:00 – 2:00 pm Monday to Friday.
Please contact for more information.

Volunteer with Us

Contact Us for more information of how to become a volunteer with Ma Mawi.

Volunteer Program

In keeping with the philosophy of the Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, which is “We All Work Together To Help One Another”

Vision: To always be there to support our families in our community, and to give volunteers the opportunity to strengthen and support themselves in order for them to have a vision for their future.

Mission: To provide and promote volunteer opportunities to our community members in terms of empowering their gifts and strengths in order to gain a sense of belonging and involvement in their own community.


  • Greeting
  • Cooking
  • Kitchen Helper
  • Cleaning/Maintenance
  • Computer Monitors
  • Lawn Care/Yard Work
  • Arts and Crafts/Sewing
  • Community Event/Outings
  • Volunteer Committees
  • Cultural Ceremonies

What Volunteering Offers:

  • First Aid/CPR Training
  • Food Handlers Certificate Training
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention
  • Code Of Honour Training

What Our Volunteers Say:

“It only takes one minute of your day to help someone “

“It makes you feel needed and appreciated”

“It takes away the feeling of isolation”

“It makes you more self-assured and leads to building your self-esteem”

“There is support here and you know you are being listened to”

“Didn’t know anyone could volunteer, once I knew I could, it made me feel needed.”

“It gives you a good feeling”

Who Can Be A Volunteer:

Anyone 18 years and older, and all volunteer applicants require: two pieces of VALID IDENTIFICATION to complete an Application, Child Abuse Registry Check and Prior Contact Check.