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

Free training: Suicide and non-suicidal self-injury in young people

Free training: Suicide and non-suicidal self-injury in young people

Teachers and youth workers are reporting an increase in the number of young people who are self-injuring or voicing thoughts of suicide. Mental Health First Aid Wales is delivering a course that aims to give them the skills to recognise warning signs and give them...

Volunteer at the Penparcau Community Forum!

Penparcau Community Forum is looking for more volunteers! Watch their volunteers in action and hear about why they volunteer. For more information email contact@penparcau.cymru https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOMD1dnkilo

How to ensure volunteer safety during lockdown

How to ensure volunteer safety during lockdown

Volunteering efforts both formally and informally have made a huge difference to individuals and communities in Wales since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. This type of support enables people to self-isolate where needed and to stay connected. Now as the...

Free training courses now available on the Knowledge Hub!

Free training courses now available on the Knowledge Hub!

There are a range of free courses available on the knowledge hub for free! Check them out here:  thirdsectorsupport.wales/courses Courses include: Management and support for volunteering  In this session we will be covering: Tools for recruiting and...

Finding the right voluntary role for you

Finding the right voluntary role for you

Are you thinking about volunteering but just don’t know where to start? Have a look at www.volunteering-wales.net for a list of voluntary roles available to you. If you see something that interests you click ‘enquire now’ to receive the relevant contact...

Volunteering Wales: Have your say – Survey for young people

Volunteering Wales want to hear what young people ages 13-25 have to say about their website/app. Complete this short survey whether you’ve got experience of using the website before or have never heard of it, to be in with a chance of winning 1 of 5 £20...

Celebrate Volunteers’ Week 2020

Celebrate Volunteers’ Week 2020

Volunteers’ Week is a ‘time to celebrate’! It’s an annual UK wide celebration of volunteers taking place each year between 1-7 June and the perfect time to say a big ‘thank you’ to your volunteers.   It is also a chance to highlight the variety of volunteer roles...

Volunteering for Health – celebrating 10 years

Volunteering for Health – celebrating 10 years

Hywel Dda University Health Board’s flagship Volunteering for Health programme was ten years old in October. Volunteers, staff, partners and supporters came together to celebrate with stories, balloons and cake. Today all Health Boards in Wales have their volunteering...