Kasia Kwiecien – My Volunteering Journey

My volunteering journey began, when after 8 years of working in hospitality, I started to crave a change. I wanted to gain some new skills, meet people from different backgrounds and walks of life and better understand the community I lived in.

Mark Albrow Success Story

I contacted Ceri Jones, Volunteering Development Officer at CVSC and discussed volunteering roles, and asked that she referred me to the role within Creating Enterprise. Ceri contacted me several times to ensure I was happy within my volunteer role.

ITACA Castle Clean-up project

Abergele Community Action, (ITACA) with the collaboration of some of their current young volunteers, proposed a Castle Clean-up project, at Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust and put forward an application to the Youth Led Grant Fund, to achieve this.

Nathania Minard – Volunteering Journey

Nathania first started her volunteering journey as a volunteer play assistant on a CVSC (Community & Voluntary Support Conwy) Summer playscheme.

Youth Shedz

Volunteers of Youth Shedz have supported Youth Shed with around 250 hours of volunteering, hosting quizzes and chats and checking in with the Youth Shedderz over Lockdown.


Volunteer Packer / Driver Volunteering In CAIS Coronavirus Hardship Fund Service. Steve contacted CVSC about taking up a volunteer position and was referred to CAIS as a minibus driver.

Ray Barnett Case Study

Existing volunteer with roles in various charitable and community  organisations including St John’s Ambulance, Scout Association and the National Trust prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, who reached out to CVSC to see if there were any other opportunities for him to assist the local community.

Rural Conwy Community Car Scheme - Car y Llan

Geraint Davies from CVSC in conjunction with our Rural Conwy Community Car Scheme - Car y Llan, was able to assist in the 'mass-vaccination' event event in Llandudno.

Sian Jenkinson @ Youth Shedz

I joined the team in 2020 through Covid, and whilst I had some experience around volunteer support, the role of compiling volunteer roles, registering on the volunteering platform and the work on volunteering policies was all very new – CVSC took me through step by step, advising and guiding me along the way. 

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