Maintenance Assistant

Opening date
Ideal for
Time Details
  • Minimum six-month commitment
  • Hours will vary depending on needs

CNIB, 1080 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB

Location Details
Position Description

Volunteers do not have direct contact with clients within this role although you may interact with volunteers, participants and staff who are clients.

Tasks may vary widely depending on requirements; however, position will include:

  • Attendance as agreed upon
  • Sign in and receive your task/supplies
  • Performing routine building maintenance duties including painting (touch-ups), minor repairs, moving of furniture and other materials, ensuring exterior of building and grounds is clean
  • Return all materials and sign out at end of shift
  • Track and report volunteer hours as directed
Benefit of position
Qualities, Skills and Training
  • Physically able to do the required tasks including the ability to bend, kneel, stoop or move and lift heavy items; ability to stand or work for extended periods of time
  • Ability to read and interpret safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and other documents as required
  • Knowledge of basic maintenance functions
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn about job specifics
  • Willingness to learn and work with people with sight loss
  • Orientation, including: About CNIB, About the people we help, About sight loss, and About volunteering at CNIB
  • Training specific to the position
  • Minimum 21 years old

Preliminary Screening:

Level 2: application form, interview, character-reference. Completion of declaration forms: Code of Conduct

Supervision and Ongoing Screening:

One-month probation period. Supervisor is available for ongoing training and support.

Position Commitment
Long Term
Application and contact information

If you are interested in this position, you can apply to join our team today by using our online application form.

For more information, please contact Kayla DeBaets, Administrative Assistant, or 204-789-0962.