Volunteering

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

Tempo Time credits Ceredigion Network event

Tempo Time credits Ceredigion Network event

Join us to see the latest developments within Tempo Cymru, chat to organisations that have involved time credits in their organisations and learn more how it could work for your organisation.

CAVO VOLUNTEERING INFORMATION SESSION

Job centre plus, Aberystwyth Wednesday 4th May 10am- 2pm and Tuesday 31st May 10am - 2pm Book an appointment to see how volunteering can help you: Develop your skillsGain new experiencesAdd to your C.V.Meet new people To book an appointment contact CAVO on 01570...

Are you interested becoming a member of the ‘Dewis’ youth panel?

Are you interested becoming a member of the ‘Dewis’ youth panel?

The ‘Dewis’ Youth Panel, coordinated by Ceredigion Youth Service, is a panel of local young people who are responsible for choosing which young people and youth projects in Ceredigion receive financial support by allocating the Ceredigion Young People’s Bursary and...

Free courses to help community groups act on the nature crisis!

Free courses to help community groups act on the nature crisis!

Are you a member of a community group or voluntary organisation?Would you like to take part in a free new scheme to help protect and restore nature?Then this course could be for you! Nabod Natur – Nature Wise is an online training programme which teaches you...

Living with COVID-19: risks, rights and volunteers

Living with COVID-19: risks, rights and volunteers

As restrictions ease, Fiona Liddell, Helpforce Cymru manager addresses questions of risk management for volunteering. As I write, the number of cases of COVID-19 in Wales are falling, encouragingly, after  the sharp peak we saw at the beginning of the year. More...

Will volunteering affect my benefits?

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has provided a policy statement, "Volunteering and Work Capability Assessments" to answer questions from volunteers and welfare benefit claimants which the published...

DesYIgning Digital Youth Services Course

ProMo is running a free 8 week course for youth involving organisations in the third sector. We'll help you to design, test and develop new digital/hybrid services or rethink existing ones. Find out more here:...

Volunteers and the law

Volunteers and the law

with Eileen Murphy This free workshop offers a chance to update your knowledge, network with colleagues and build your confidence in managing volunteers. Open to Volunteer co-ordinators working in Ceredigion Location : Aberaeron Or Online - 08.3.2022 - 9:30 to 1:30 By...

The Wales Resilient Ecological Network (WaREN)

The Wales Resilient Ecological Network (WaREN)

The Wales Resilient Ecological Network (WaREN) project is developing a sustainable approach to tackling invasive species across Wales through collaboration and engagement! To find out more, including a summary of the WaREN I pilot project, and what’s next for WaREN...

Winter Pressures – A Call to Action

Winter Pressures – A Call to Action

What are we doing to make a difference?Join us to discuss the challenges, explore solutions and funding opportunities.Also including;Ceredigion Public Services Board - update on the draft Assessment of Local Wellbeing which will influence the PSBs future work...