Volunteer Opportunities - 01/10/2020
Crest Co-operative is seeking Support Volunteers to help adults with learning disabilities to perform different tasks within Crest, such as to sort and grade textiles, move sorted textiles to the storage area, generally help out in the department. You may also be asked to support the adult, in the retail area, with arts and crafts, to empower them to be the best they possibly can be. You need to be comfortable engaging with others, present good customer and communication skills, good communicator and be able to communicate slowly and clearly. This role will be a challenge for some but it will also be one of the most rewarding things that you could possibly do.
Tir Dewi is a charity operating across North Wales which offers support for farmers who are experiencing difficulties. They are currently seeking Volunteer Befrienders throughout the Conwy County. You don’t need any special skills, but ideally you will have a background in farming and an understanding and empathy towards farmers facing difficulties. Applicants should have good listening skills, be patient, friendly and non-judgemental. Car drivers are an asset, but not essential. Your tasks will include: providing a listening ear to farmers and support them to understand and unravel their problems; engaging with farmers and potentially other partners to identify solutions that may help them to cope; answering Freephone Helpline and Support Service; raising the profile of Tir Dewi through Social Media. All volunteers will be required to complete a membership application form, supply two references and have a DBS check. Travel expenses will be reimbursed.
Cats Protection Charity Shop are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist on the shop floor of our Flagship store based in Llandudno town centre. Opportunity available for volunteers age of 16 and above. No experience needed as you will be trained in every aspect, including running a professional state of the art till system. To operate the till you have to be 18+. Benefits include: operating a state of the art professional till and stock system, receiving full training in retail customer service, receiving a reference from them, becoming a member of Cats Protection (access to resources from Cats Protection such a subsidised pet treatment, access to counselling, paid opportunities when available), knowing you are helping to make a real difference in the life of abandoned and unwanted cats. Reimbursement of travel and parking expenses available; Also lunch cost can be reimbursed for full day volunteering (receipts will be required).