05/05/2020

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Health Minister has today (Tuesday 5th May) announced new arrangements to ensure people who are shielding or self-isolating can continue to get their prescription medicines in partnership with the National Pharmacy Association, Wales’ third sector organisations and Royal Mail. The arrangements will support community pharmacies and dispensing doctors to allocate deliveries to volunteer drivers where people do not have family, friends or neighbours who can collect their prescriptions for them.  Working with the National…

11/04/2019

LOVE LIVE music? Love the 80s? Then why not volunteer at Let’s Rock retro festival this summer and enjoy the event for free? By signing up to do a four-hour shift with festival charity partner, Child Bereavement UK, selling wristbands and raffle tickets on the day, you will be able to not only help a great cause, but also enjoy the festival free of charge. Let’s Rock Wales will take place at Tredegar Park, Newport on June 1st and will…

05/06/2018

Can you help put a smile on the faces of our patients?   Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) Volunteer Services is currently looking for volunteers to support at University Hospital of Wales, University Hospital Llandough, St. David’s Hospital and Barry Hospital.   The Health Board welcomes volunteering applications from all walks of life, whether you can spare a few hours once a week, fortnight or can give a couple of days each month, there are opportunities to suit…

13/02/2017

Do you enjoy reading? Can you spare 2 hours a week to do something extraordinary and share the joy of literacy, numeracy or creativity? If so, you could be just the person Volunteering Matters is looking for! Volunteering Matters has joined with Save the Children to promote and enhance basic skills, on a one-to-one basis, in schools. If you like time with children and enjoy reading, maths, board games, music or crafts, please consider becoming a valued learning volunteer with…

24/05/2016

Britain Has Spirit launched by TV favourite Gabby Logan will award two national winners with £25,000 Britain Has Spirit, a new initiative searching for Britain’s best volunteers has today announced Wales’ shortlist for group nominations now ready for the public vote. This crucial next stage in the campaign will rely on the public to choose their most deserving volunteer heroes and cast their vote across 10 British regions. Wales’ winner of ‘Regional Community Initiative of the Year’ will be awarded…

14/05/2015

Become a volunteer for Heart Research UK and help m ake your community live healthier, happier, longer lives. With June bringing National Volunteer Week, Heart R esearch UK are seeking out the help of local volunteers all over the country to help th em beat the country’s biggest killer, heart disease. Any time you can give takes them one step closer to winning the battle and with one person dying in the UK every seven minutes, it’ s a battle…

20/02/2015

Wales’ largest sight loss charity is making a plea for volunteers in Wales.  The charity is looking for volunteers to support local blind and partially sighted people to be digitally connected and enjoy the benefits of being online.  This includes devices such as tablets, e-readers and smart phones.  Helping people to get online can open up a whole new world and increase independence. Sharon Jones, RNIB Cymru’s Volunteering Development Advisor, said: “We’re going to make everyday digital skills available to…