Top Volunteering Opportunities

Here is a list of our top volunteering opportunities. Please Do NOT complete the form with each opportunity, we are experiencing problems with this and are not receiving the enquiries. Please email your volunteering enquiries to janine@gvs.wales

Archive 2020

Volunteer Outdoors helping to walk and clear

Volunteers aged 16+ are required to go out with a qualified walk leader to walk along a designated footpath clearing any reported low level blockages enroute; with the use of small hand tools (shears, loppers etc.) All tools and safety equipment is provided.

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Volunteer to help in Adverse Weather Conditions

Volunteers aged 18+ are required to assist the Emergency Services. You would assist in flood and also Swift Water Rescues as well as providing assistance during adverse weather (Storms, Floods, Snow, etc.) and Civil Contingencies. Volunteers must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle.

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Give Some Time as a Volunteer Trustee

We would be interested to hear from individuals aged 18+ who have experience in running or supporting charitable or business organisations. Our organisation aims to: promote countryside access for all promote walking for all in the vale of Glamorgan promote for health & Walking Tourism

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If Giving is in Your Blood, Please Give Now

In under 1hour, you could save up to 3 lives by giving blood at Welsh Blood! This is not one of our usual volunteering opportunity, but it is important to reach as many people as possible with their new ways of working during the Pandemic.

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Volunteer – Something Different For You

The Rebuild team have been supporting our volunteers to take the lead in running group sessions. Before March this was in the physical, but since then we have been running online sessions, with the long-term aim, to come back to face-to-face sessions when it is safe to do so.

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Are You Thinking about Volunteering?

Want to volunteer but unsure what opportunity is right for you? Contact us and we can help! There is now a range of NON Covid-19 opportunity available for ages 18+ (some for 16+) which can include, charity shops, telephone and face to face befriending, driving, some outdoor volunteering, fundraising, remote support, shopping, sports chats, to name a few.

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Volunteer at our Youth Clubs in Wick and Colwinston

Colwinston Youth Club has provided activities for young people aged 11 and over for almost 40 years. We are an entirely voluntary group and rely on volunteers to deliver all aspects of our service. Without volunteers our club cannot function. To ensure that this vibrant club remains open Volunteer Helpers aged 14+ are required for general supervision, arts and craft and sporting activities and running a small tuck shop.

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Volunteer Supporting Victims of Crime

As a Victim Support Telephone volunteer aged 18+, we will train you to support victims from the first time you meet them until they feel strong enough to move forward on their own. You will listen to their concerns and make sure that their needs are met.

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Telephone Recovery Support Volunteers

Volunteers aged 18+ are required to support our members and volunteers over the phone when, for whatever reason they cannot attend the centre or they need additional support.

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Can you help as a Volunteer Driver?

The Greenlinks Community Transport Service is a friendly professional community travel service, providing low cost travel to individuals and community groups in the Vale of Glamorgan.

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Volunteer as a Telephone Befriender

We have a variety of organisations looking for Volunteer Telephone Befrienders aged 18+. There are lots of older people and people with disabilities within our communities who would love some social interaction but are unable to go out.

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Are You Thinking about Volunteering?

Want to volunteer but unsure what opportunity is right for you? Contact us and we can help! There is now a range of NON Covid-19 opportunity available for ages 18+ (some for 16+) which can include, charity shops, telephone befriending, driving, some outdoor volunteering, fundraising, remote support, shopping, sports chats, to name a few.

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Deafblind UK are looking for Virtual Group Volunteers

Come and join the fun …. We need friendly, outgoing and welcoming volunteers to assist at our regular online group meet ups. We are looking for volunteers to support in facilitating small groups to enable our members to make the most of their time together, encouraging chat and opening up discussions so everyone gets a chance to participate. If you have BSL (British Sign Language) skills, we would love you to get involved with our online virtual groups for our BSL using members.

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Can you help as a Volunteer Driver?

The Greenlinks Community Transport Service is a friendly professional community travel service, providing low cost travel to individuals and community groups in the Vale of Glamorgan.

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Volunteer Gardeners to help with our beautiful large gardens

We are looking for volunteers who have an interest in gardening, gardening skills, listening, good communication, commitment and a supportive and non-judgemental attitude to people who have experienced dependencies to alcohol and drugs. We are based in Llanharan and reimburse travel expenses.

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