Volunteering

CAVO works to support organisations with the practical aspects of working with volunteers successfully and promotes and highlights volunteering opportunities in Ceredigion.

The Ceredigion Volunteer Awards 2021 are open for nominations!

If you know a volunteer who has carried out exceptional work in their community which has made a real difference to others or themselves, then why not nominate them for this prestigious award?

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Provides information and support to your organisation on how to reach out to a diverse range of volunteers.  

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Supports your organisation to create attractive volunteering opportunities.

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Helps you to review your volunteering policy, safeguarding procedures and quality standards.

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Promotes volunteering opportunities to individuals through a range of sources.

I want to Volunteer

It’s brilliant to hear that you want to volunteer, we can help you with:-

  • Information on volunteering
  • Advice on the right opportunity for you
  • Help and support during your volunteering journey
  • Training and events including Volunteering Fairs

I missed a Volunteering Fair!

Volunteering Fairs are a great way to hear directly from local groups, organisations and charities that are looking for volunteers.

Our Volunteering Fairs have gone virtual so don’t worry if you missed one, you can watch the recordings here:

We need Volunteers!

It’s great to hear you are looking for volunteers. Here’s what you can do:-

I Manage Volunteers

If you work with volunteers, or would like to, we can help you with:-

  • Joining the Ceredigion Volunteer Organisers Network (CVON)
  • Developing policy and procedure
  • Help and support with volunteer recruitment
  • Training and events

Latest Volunteering News

Help create a volunteering platform that works for you

For Volunteers (scroll down for Volunteer Providers Section) The pandemic has seen a big increase in volunteers in Wales. Volunteering Wales aims to build on this and provide a volunteering platform that’s fit for the future. Did you help out during the pandemic?...

Change Makers Grant for Young People

The Burns Price Foundation has launched an initiative to give access to £100 starter grants to young people aged 11-19 to work on STEAM (science, tech, engineering, art, math) related projects that help them gain new skills and also create a positive benefit to their...

Understanding your experience of the Volunteering Wales website

Wavehill are conducting a survey on behalf of the WCVA to help them to better understand peoples’ experience of using the Volunteering Wales website, and how a central volunteering site can best support organisations across Wales. A really important part of this...

It’s Volunteers Week and we are saying THANK YOU

It’s Volunteers Week and we are saying THANK YOU

It's #VolunteersWeek and we are saying DIOLCH to all the fantastic volunteers in Ceredigion. Volunteers make such a vital difference to the lives of individuals and the vibrancy of our communities across Ceredigion. The importance of people giving their time for the...

Be part of the Global Innovation Challenge

Do you have an awesome idea to solve a social or environmental problem? Are you ready to take action, but don’t know where to start? You're not alone. The 2021 Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge will take you from idea to entrepreneur - helping...

Learning from the community response to COVID-19 in Wales

The Research and Evaluation Division at Public Health Wales, in partnership with University of Bristol and Wales Council for Voluntary Action, have launched a national survey to hear from volunteers and those who have informally given up their time to help...

Aged 9-24? Volunteer to help tackle climate change

Aged 9-24? Volunteer to help tackle climate change

The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW) are looking for young people (aged 9-24) to join our Living Seas team to help tackle climate change and protect our seas as part of the new Stand for Nature Wales project. Stand for Nature Wales is a youth climate...