Volunteering

Volunteering can be a gateway to lots of jobs – the experience and contacts you make could serve you really well in your future! Not to mention that it’s handy for making friends and is more constructive than spending 6 hours a night on the Xbox…

If you’re interested in voluntary work, check out this info page:

Advice in Cardiff

Volunteer Cardiff – Find opportunities for voluntary work in Cardiff.

Cardiff University Students Union: Volunteering – Cardiff Volunteering offers a wide variety projects to choose from which you can fit around your University schedule, as well as loads of one-off events.

Keep Cardiff Tidy – Volunteer to keep Cardiff tidy and a lovely place to live.

Skills & Volunteering Cymru (SVC) – Volunteer-led charity based in Cardiff with volunteering projects covering South Wales – work with the homeless, children and young people, those with disabilities, and the environment.

TheSprout: Volunteering – Articles on TheSprout tagged with volunteering.

Meic logo for Info section

National Services

Meic – An advocacy and helpline service to support you with anything. Contact Meic daily from 8AM – Midnight on: Freephone (080880 23456), Text (84001) or Instant Message.

Volunteering Wales – Search for volunteering opportunities. You can narrow down your search to include something a bit further afield, too. Their homepage allows you to search by postcode.

WCVA – Learn more about volunteering and how you can get involved.

VInspired – Check out voluntary opportunities across the UK.

The Mix: Volunteering – Info, articles and support for volunteering for young people.

Useful Apps

OnHand – App that provides opportunities to help people and organisations in your community.

Blogs and Guides

5 Benefits to Volunteering For Students – TheSprout

I Want To Volunteer – The Mix

Get Funding For A Community Project – The Mix

“Volunteering gave me the courage to speak up about my own mental health issues.” – The Mix

Videos

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Funding Partners

families first
cardiff partnership
promo cymru
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