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Be a Volunteer

Volunteering is a great way to give back and get involved with your community. Volunteering can help you meet new people, try new things, build your skills and improve your confidence. It can help you decide what you enjoy, and what career you might like to pursue in the future. Volunteering can also help improve your CV and make you more employable. There are lots of local volunteering opportunities available in Cardiff:

VOLUNTEER FOR PAPYRUS

PAPYRUS believes that young suicide is preventable and that many young lives can be saved by building suicide-safer communities across the UK. We need passionate and committed volunteers to help us do this.

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Volunteers Needed

Could you volunteer to befriend a local child or young person? Could you volunteer some of your time to befriend a local child or young person? Perhaps you’re looking for some experience working with children and young people who are involved with Cardiff Children’s Services?

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Food Cycle Cardiff

FoodCycle Cardiff has its second project launching and looking for volunteers in Cooking, Hosting, Surplus Food Coordinator and Cooking Project Leaders! Get in touch to find out more.

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Dementia Friendly Ambassador Volunteers

Dementia Friendly Cardiff are looking for volunteers to help support local shops, businesses, and organisations to: Pledge to become Dementia Friendly, Make changes to be more welcoming and accessible for people living with dementia and achieve official recognition from Alzheimer’s Society

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Together for Cardiff

Time is the most precious thing we have. Can you spare a little to help older people within your local community.

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Maggie's Charity School Ambassador

A fantastic volunteering opportunity with Maggie's Charity. Become a School Ambassador and help out with things like fundraising, spreading awarness aof the charity, helping out at events and more!

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All Stars Gymnastics Club

Do you enjoy working with children, have a passion for sport and exercise and want to be involved with a growing gymnastics club? If so, we have a number of volunteer roles available.

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Volunteer with Huggard Opportunities

Huggard are looking for volunteers to join the team at the Centre to support fun activities for those experiencing homelessness.

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Volunteer Wahehouse Assistant

At Tenovus Cancer Care we receive many donated goods and no matter how big or small, these help us raise funds to continue to provide essential care and support for cancer patients and their families, wherever and whenever they need us most. Applications ongoing

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Pride Cymru Opportunties

Pride Cymru is a volunteer-led charity that works to promote the elimination of discrimination be it on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender, race, religion or ability. We have both paid and volunteer opportunities available currently. Join us, we'd love to have you! ❤️

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The Meadows Farm Village

The Meadow Farm Village would love your help! 🙏❤️ Roles Include: Petting Volunteer, Much Out Volunteer, Lunchtime Feeding & Animal Care. Benefits invlude: Hand-on experiance, Skill Development, Potential for future, Building Relationships and much more! Join the team and make a difference! 💴

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Volunteer with BHF

Volunteering with us is easy, flexible, and inclusive. If you can spare a few hours a week, or a couple of hours occasionally, we’d love you to join our volunteer team.

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International Youth Volunteer Lille France

Do you live in Wales and want to gain valuable skills, have new experiences, and support vulnerable people? We are offering 1 young person aged 18-25 the opportunity to volunteer for up to 11 months with the French Red Cross in Lille. The programme will run from September 2024 – August 2025.

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International Youth Volunteer - Crisis Management and Collaboration Analyst

Live in Wales? Volunteer with the Swedish Red Cross in Stockholm for up to 11 months, from September 2024 to August 2025. Ages 18-25. Gain skills, new experiences, and support vulnerable people. Work on diverse projects, exploring various social actions undertaken by the Red Cross in Stockholm.

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Volunteer Cardiff

Volunteer Cardiff signposts Cardiff residents to opportunities, organisations and support available to enable volunteering in the city.

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Volunteering Wales

Find volunteering opportunities across Wales. Register as a new volunteer online.

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FareShare Cymru

Find out about volunteering with FareShare Cymru. How to sign up and volunteering opportunities available.

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Cardiff Youth Service Volunteering

Find out about volunteering with Cardiff Youth Services, opportunities available and how to get involved.

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Outdoor Cardiff

Conservation activities and volunteering opportunities with Outdoor Cardiff.

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Bute Park

Find out about projects and volunteering opportunities you can get involved in at Bute Park.

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Volunteer at Cardiff Dogs Home

Sign up to be a dog walking volunteer. Apply to work in the kennels. Help transport dogs to the vet. Volunteer to collect donations...

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Volunteer at Amelia Trust Farm

Find out about volunteering opportunities at the Amelia Trust Farm...​

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Volunteer at Cardiff Mind

Find out about volunteering opportunities with Cardiff Mind...

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Volunteer at Cardiff Conservation

Find out about conservation opportunities with Cardiff Conservation.​..

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Volunteer at Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale

Find out about volunteering opportunities with Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale...

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The Cardiff Volunteer Centre

The Cardiff Volunteer Centre, operated by C3SC (Cardiff Third Sector Council), is a community-run hub connecting volunteers and organizations in Cardiff. Discover volunteering opportunities and find the right fit for you or your organization.

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Bullies Out

Find out more about volunteering with BulliesOut... Discover the volunteering opportunities available and how you can apply to join our team.

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Skills and Volunteering Cymru (SVC)

SVC is an independent, volunteer-led charity based in Cardiff. They work with the homeless, children ​and young people, those with disabilities, and the environment. Find out how to volunteer with SVC...

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Voluntary Services

Anyone from the age or 16 and above can volunteer alongside patients/public in a variety of roles. Many opportunities and roles available!

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Volunteer Retail Assistant

Community is at the heart of everything we do at Tenovus Cancer Care and our shops in communities across Wales and England help raise money so that we can fund vital research and support cancer patients when they need it most.

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Volunteer Warehouse Assistant

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Police Cyber Volunteer

Police Cyber Volunteers work primarily with our Engagement Team to deliver inputs to a wide variety of audiences. These can range from giving a presentation to a board of executives on the key cyber threats facing their organisation, through to running a coding challenge with primary school pupils.

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