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

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


Supports your organisation to create attractive volunteering opportunities.


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


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

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New framework for volunteering in health and social care

An interactive resource has been produced to enable volunteering to be sustained and better integrated in health and social care provision across Wales. It explores six key questions around volunteering, from the perspective of four different ‘audiences’:...

Do you want to make a difference, learn new skills and meet new people?

Do you want to make a difference, learn new skills and meet new people?

Community Health Councils (CHC) are the independent voice of people who live in Wales and use NHS services. We are made up of local volunteers who act as the eyes and ears of patients and the public. We are looking for enthusiastic people to encourage others to have...

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Change Makers Grant for Young People

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