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

How has the pandemic affected your young volunteers?

We want to hear from you! We want to find out what impact the pandemic has had on youth volunteering in Ceredigion. If you have any feedback to the questions below, please email ruth.evans@cavo.org.uk Before the Pandemic were you thinking of including young volunteers...

Start Earning Tempo Time Credits

Start Earning Tempo Time Credits

Since launching in November 2020, Tempo Time Credits Cymru is growing across Wales. Funded by the Welsh Government, this new and exciting programme aims to tackle poverty and the effects of loneliness and isolation by working in partnership with the CVCs and we aim to...

Understanding Mental Health and Volunteering

Understanding Mental Health and Volunteering

An awareness of the mental health and well-being of all volunteers is important in providing a welcoming, safe and meaningful volunteering opportunity in which volunteers can thrive and support your organisation to make a difference. Good quality volunteering...

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...