Volunteer Opportunities

Warehouse Assistant Volunteers

British Heart Foundation, Furniture and Electrical Store are looking to recruit Warehouse Assistant Volunteers based at their Warehouse in Mochdre. The role involves loading and unloading furniture, checking donated items and putting together flat pack furniture. You ideally need to be fit and healthy due to the manual handling aspects of this role. Previous experience in a warehouse role would be beneficial too, but not essential.

For more information on other roles within the store, e.g., PAT testing for electrical items, Telephone Operator and Shop Floor Volunteer Assistant, please contact CVSC.


Retail Assistant

St.Davids’ Hospice, sell good quality second hand clothing, bric a brac and furniture. Although they are a charity, they run their shops like the small businesses they are. The success of their shops is a result of the invaluable help and support they get from their volunteers. What will you be doing? You will be greeting and serving customers in a welcoming manner; assisting in stock management; manning the till and processing sales; displaying items on the shop floor and replenishing stock. How much time will you need to commit? Morning or afternoon 10am -1pm / 1pm – 4pm (Monday – Saturday). Local shops are located in Colwyn Bay, Rhos-on-Sea and Craig-y-Don.


Volunteer Collection Drivers

British Heart Foundation, Charity Shop, Llandudno wish to recruit Volunteer Collection Drivers. Use of your own car is required, and expenses of 45p a mile will be reimbursed. The main activity will be the collection of donated goods from local destinations to be returned to the Llandudno shop.

 


Charity Shop Assistant

Tenovus, located both in Llandudno and Conwy have numerous roles to offer, manning the till, donation sorting, price tagging donation items and manning the doorway to ensure Covid-19 regulations are adhered to, in allowing limited customers into the shop.

 


Retail Volunteer

Sense UK are there for every person living with complex difficulties that can make it a challenge to communicate, access information and take part in life. They are in need of Retail Volunteers for the reopening of their Llandudno based Charity Shop. The success of their Sense Shops is down to people like you – volunteers who come together to share a huge range of interests, backgrounds, skills and passions. Putting those talents into action, their shop teams take roles which suit their interests and experience and together make a big difference to the people they support. Together, you can make sure that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, is isolated, left out or unable to fulfil their potential.


Youth Led Grant Panel

CVSC Volunteering Team are on the lookout for new young people aged 14 – 25 years old, to volunteer and become part of our Youth Led Grant Panel, as the decision makers for administering this grant. Could this be you? Are you interested in developing youth volunteering opportunities in your local community?

You don’t need any qualifications, just an interest in making sure that projects meet local needs, be part of a team, have good communication skills, and the ability to make sound independent judgements. Our Panel typically meets about 3 times a year to make decisions, but currently meetings are virtual over Zoom. When restrictions allow, you may also wish to visit the funded projects for us and conduct interviews/write case studies or blogs.


Appropriate Adult Volunteer

 

CAIS are recruiting on behalf of Hafal an Appropriate Adult Volunteer to offer support to vulnerable adults who find themselves detained in Police custody. Being an Appropriate Adult is a challenging, fulfilling and often rewarding role. Volunteers must be over 18 but don't need previous knowledge of legal procedures or social work. The role of the Appropriate Adult is not to provide legal advice but to offer impartial support and be a friendly face in the absence of a family member or carer to people who may be feeling frightened, bewildered, and confused in an unfamiliar situation. All Appropriate Adults will receive 2 day Agored Cymru accredited training, regular  support and supervision with a senior member of Hafal staff.


Shedder Help and HandyMan Volunteer

Shedder Help and HandyMan Volunteer needed for Youth Shedz Cymru.

Many of the people supported by Youth Shedz struggle with social situations for a variety of reasons and are at risk of isolation. Youth Shedz want to help young people to regain social confidence and encourage positive, interesting and fun interaction with others. Your role will support them to provide a varied and full experience to young people, enabling to encourage and promote learning, skills development and overall impact their well-being. Most Shed spaces offer practical projects, such as bike safety, building garden planters, painting or upcycling. They need someone who can help young people with the various projects. In addition, there are always jobs to do – touching up a shed with paint or varnish, creating fences outside, changing a plug, fixing a shelf and general DIY. If you are able to listen and chat with young people whilst helping in the Shed, or can share your own life experiences too, we would be glad to hear from you. Qualified in any area of maintenance or DIY is advantageous, but general experience is required.


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