Volunteering

 

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Volunteering Local

www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/about-us/wales.aspx - (RNID) Make a real difference to the lives of people who are deaf or have a hearing loss in Wales.
Age UK/Age Cymru
- Volunteer opportunities supporting older people in the community.
www.advocacymatterswales.co.uk/ - Supporting adults with learning disabilities.
The Amber Project - Supporting young people (aged 14-25) in Cardiff and surrounding areas that may have experienced of self-harm.
www.bulliesout.com/ - Working with young people to positively address the effects of bullying.
www.cardiffpedalpower.org/ - Pedal Power aims to make cycling accessible to all regardless of disability or any other barrier, range of interesting volunteer roles.
www.cardiffwomensaid.org.uk/ - Working to end violence against women and children.
www.cathays.org.uk/ - Work in the community with young people, developing arts based projects.
www.deafblind.org.uk/ – UK based charity with many opportunities in Wales.
https://sites.google.com/site/homestartcardiffeast/home - supports struggling families, with at least 1 child under 8, living in the communities of Cardiff East.
www.huggard.org.uk - The Huggard provides frontline services for homeless people in Cardiff. Offering several volunteering opportunities.
www.innovate-trust.org.uk/ - Cardiff based charity to support people with learning disabilities.
www.llamau.org.uk/ - Llamau is Wales’ leading homeless charity, working with homeless and potentially homeless young people across Wales.
www.newlinkwales.org.uk/ - An independent substance misuse organisation, linking volunteers to agencies.
www.nspcc.org.uk/ - NSPCC and ChildLine offer a range of volunteering opportunities.
Pyramid Club - Pyramid club is a short term therapeutic activity club for primary school children aged 7-10 who have social and emotional needs. The project operates after school for 1.5 hours on school premises for a duration of 10 weeks; involving fun games, snack time, circle time discussion and art & craft activities.
Contact 029 2087 2750 or e-mail pyramidprojectcardiff@cardiff.gov.uk
www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk - Volunteering opportunities working with older people in Cardiff and surrounding area.
www.solas-cymru.co.uk/ - Providing a broad range of services for vulnerable people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
www.snapcymru.org/ - Supporting families and carers working with children with additional learning needs or disabilities.
www.sova.org.uk/ - SOVA trains and mentors volunteers working with local and U.K. communities.
www.sport-cardiff.com/ - A range of volunteering opportunities.
www.tenovus.org.uk/ - Tenovus dedicated to support people affected by cancer.
www.trosgynnal.org.uk/ - Supporting vulnerable children and young people in Wales.
www.tyhafan.org/ - Tŷ Hafan aims to meet the needs of life-limited children, young people and their families, offering several volunteering opportunities.
www.unaexchange.org/ - Offering a diverse selection of volunteer opportunities locally and worldwide.
www.vision-twentyone.com/ - Supporting people with learning disabilities as they undertake vocational training with a view to employment.
www.vcscardiff.org.uk/ - Voluntary Community Service - Cardiff Volunteering Bureau.
www.vvb.org.uk/ – Vale Volunteering Bureau.

Volunteering UK

Action for Children - Supports the most vulnerable and neglected children and young people throughout the UK.
www.autism.org.uk/ - Could you befriend someone with Autism? A very challenging, worthwhile and fun experience.
www.barnardos.org.uk/get_involved/volunteering.htm- Offer a range of opportunities, including volunteer internships.
www.csv.org.uk/ - Community Service Volunteers.
https://do-it.org/ - Thousands of opportunities and everything there is to know about 'giving time'.
www.goodmoves.org.uk/ - Jobs in the Charity and Voluntary sector.
www.larche.org.uk/ - Volunteering opportunities with this support organisation.
www.mencap.org.uk/ - Assist at events, speak to local groups, PR and media support.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-trust/w-volunteering.htm - Conserve the environment and Britain's heritage.
www.oxfam.org.uk/get_involved/volunteer/index.html - Opportunities with OXFAM, UK and Overseas.
www.princes-trust.org.uk/ - Become a volunteer trainer for the Prince's Trust.
www.rspb.org.uk/volunteering/ - Conservation work and the environment.
www.redcross.org.uk/Get-involved/Volunteer - Search for opportunities in your area.
www.rspca.org.uk/ - Animal Welfare.
www.treloar.org.uk/- Education and fun for people with physical difficulties.
www.wrg.org.uk/- Restore derelict canals in Britain.

Volunteering Overseas

www.concordiavolunteers.org.uk/ - Short term and long term volunteering opportunities.
European Voluntary Service
- British Council - supported volunteering opportunities in Europe.
www.goabroad.com/ - Signposting to a range of countries and projects.
www.lattitude.org.uk/- Worldwide projects and a number of bursary scheme are offered.
www.madagascar.co.uk/ - Azafady projects alleviating poverty and protecting the environment in Madagascar.
www.madventurer.com/ - Projects and adventures worldwide.
www.onlinevolunteering.org/ - Wide selection of opportunities within the UN.
www.outreachinternational.co.uk/- Wide choice of projects, ranging from 1 month and longer. Excellent site and easy to navigate.
www.podvolunteer.org/ -   Ethical, inspiring and supported volunteering opportunities around the world.
www.projects-abroad.co.uk/ - Global volunteering organisation, great website, interesting information and guidance.
www.raleighinternational.org/ - Challenging programmes contributing to sustainable development projects.
www.travellersworldwide.com/ - 300 projects in 21 countries.
www.unaexchange.org/ - Volunteering projects abroad and Explore UNA Exchange's online database of international volunteer projects.
www.volunteerics.org/ - UK government-funded development programme to fight poverty overseas.
www.vso.org.uk/volunteering/- Fighting poverty, mostly in Africa and Asia.
www.wse.org.uk/ - Working or volunteering overseas this website is an excellent place to research and gather information on relevant organisations.
www.wwv.org.uk/ - Links to numerous volunteering opportunities in a range of countries.

Charities

www.bond.org.uk/ - Bond is the UK membership body for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working in international development.
www.cancerresearchuk.org/ - UK's leading cancer charity.
www.c3sc.org.uk/vacancies - Opportunities in voluntary and community organisations in Cardiff.
www.charityjobs.co.uk/ - Charity jobs and voluntary sector jobs.
www.charitypeople.co.uk/ - Recruitment solutions business that works with all types of civil society organisations.
www.harrishill.co.uk/ - Well established UK charity recruitment specialist.
www.helpforheroes.org.uk/ - Supporting those wounded in current conflicts.
www.jobsincharities.co.uk/ - Jobs for the not for profit and charity sectors.
www.oxfam.org.uk/ - The charity that helps people around the world.
www.redcross.org.uk/ - Helps people in crisis.
www.rnli.org.uk/ - The charity that saves lives at sea.
www.thirdsector.co.uk/ - Information on what is going on in the voluntary and not-for-profit sector.
This is just a snapshot of what is currently available. If you would like to work for a specific organisation please conduct further research.

Ethical Careers

http://acre.com/ - Connects companies and people in corporate responsibility, sustainability, environment, health & safety and energy.
www.dfid.gov.uk/ - UK Government department working to promote sustainable development and eliminate world poverty.
www.environmentjob.co.uk/
- Environmental jobs site covers environmental, conservation and more.
www.ethicalcareers.org/ - Featuring links to ethical jobs and employers.
www.ethical-jobs.co.uk/ - Signposting to ethical careers, volunteering and gap year opportunities.
www.greenjobs.co.uk/ - Specialist job board that focuses on finding a 'Green Job' in the United Kingdom and globally. Register for job alerts.
http://governancejobs.com/ - Jobs in Corporate Social Responsibility.
Green Business Jobs in Science, Engineering and Management.
www.lowcarbon.com/ - Renewable energy, carbon and climate jobs in the UK and globally.
http://oneworldgroup.org/ - International opportunities with ethical employers.
http://peopleandplanet.org/ - Student network campaigning to end world poverty, defend human rights and protect the environment.
www.sgr.org.uk/ - Scientists for global responsibility, promoting ethical science, design and technology.
This is just a snapshot of what is currently available. If you would like to work for a specific organisation please conduct further research.