Volunteering News

Powys Volunteer of the Year Awards 2021

Did you miss the Powys Volunteer of the Year Awards 2021?

Watch the recording now on our YouTube channel!

Help shape volunteering in Wales

Did you help out during the pandemic?

Volunteers to take on more mental health support roles in Powys

Volunteers are going to play a bigger role in supporting patients with poor mental health in Powys, in the future.

Montgomeryshire Community Awards

The annual Montgomeryshire Community Awards celebrate and recognise remarkable individuals, community groups and businesses who have made significant contributions to our local communities.

BBC Children in Need is recruiting - Chair and Committee members for the Wales Voluntary Advisory Committ

BBC Children in Need is looking for a new Chair and new committee members for our Wales Advisory Committee. We would welcome applications from those who share our commitment to support children and young people across Wales to be safe, happy, secure, and...

Volunteering Opportunities - Mid and West Wales Independent Visitor Service

TGP Cymru are looking for volunteers to work with our look after children or young people who have no or little contact with their birth families

MASS VACCINATIONS - Volunteer Wayfinder Marshall Roles

This volunteering opportunity is temporarily CLOSED


Vaccination Heroes: PAVO Volunteers

"...the health board is extremely grateful to the support of the many volunteers who have helped out throughout the pandemic. "

Celebrating Powys's trustees

Trustees’ Week 2020 – 2nd to 6th November - is an opportunity to showcase the great work that trustees do and highlight opportunities for people from all walks of life to get involved and make a difference.

Investing in Volunteers (IiV) Essentials Launched

A new free tool to help ensure that volunteers have the best possible experience.

Treasurer wanted at WAMES!

WAMES, the Welsh charity representing & supporting people affected by the neurological condition of ME, or CFS are looking for a Treasurer

Young Panelists wanted for PAVO's Youth Led Grant scheme!

A great opportunity to get involved and have a say on what youth led projects are funded in your area

Friendly Boost for Builth Wells Library

The Friends of Builth Wells Library have used funding from the Powys Community Sector Response Team ( C-SERT) to set up a ‘ click and collect’ service to enable residents of Builth and surrounding areas to collect new library books close to home.

Builth's Lockdown Story

"Community means sticking together even when we have to be apart."

Llangors sticks together

"It’s good to see the community supporting each other, it’s been a ‘get to know folks' experience."

Abermule Reaches Out

Abermule Community Centre applied for a grant from the C-SERT emergency fund for an outreach project. Their Chair, Leon Shearer, tells us more.

Rhayader Community Support rises to the challenge

“I couldn’t have done without them at this time”

Volunteer Voices: Peaceful Schools Project

For Volunteers' Week, Andrew from Llanidloes tells us of the joy and satisfaction he gets from his volunteering in schools.

Volunteer Voices: Newtown Community Café

For Volunteers' Week, Andy from Newtown tells us about his experience of volunteering during lockdown.


One of the 2019/20 recipients of PAVO's Youth Led Grants describes how bringing their project to fruition has built their confidence.

A message from Fay Jones MP for Volunteers' Week

Brecon & Radnorshire MP Fay Jones has recorded a message of thanks to volunteers for Volunteers Week 2020.

Volunteer Voices: Dementia Matters in Powys

Viv Evans is a volunteer with Dementia Matters in Powys. For Volunteers' Week Viv tells us how she got involved and what her volunteering means to her.

Volunteering in times of crisis

When Knighton flooded earlier this year, a massive volunteer effort was co-ordinated to supported residents. Louise Hardwick tells the story for Volunteers' Week.

A message of thanks from PAVO's CEO for Volunteers' Week 2020

PAVO's Chief Executive Officer, Carl Cooper, has recorded a message of thanks to all volunteers for the start of Volunteer' Week 2020.

Volunteer roles adapting to a crisis

Beth Lowden from Blind Veterans UK explains how one of their regular volunteers has adapted to the Covid-19 situation.

Member of the Senedd for Brecon & Radnorshire thanks volunteers

Kirsty Williams MS has recorded a special message for the start of Volunteers' Week 2020

Volunteers deliver

A volunteer tells us about her experience as a Covid-19 Health and Care Volunteer in Powys.

Volunteers' Week is coming!

Volunteers’ Week is a UK wide and annual festival of volunteering which takes place from 1-7 June every year.

Welshpool RAF Air Cadets are looking for a Marching Band Master!

Are you musically minded? Can you keep a rhythm?

This may be the perfect volunteering opportunity for you!

JOBSENSE Volunteering Opportunities!

Information Volunteer

Purpose of role: To provide information delivery and promotional support to the JobSense team.

Location: Office based in Wrexham or homebased with travel to events across Powys, Wrexham and Flintshire


Volunteers are needed for the Brecon Beacons WAAT4 Challenge!

Some fantastic volunteering opportunities to help run this Ultimate Team Challenge!

Volunteer Car Drivers required for RVS Llandrindods' new transport service!

Can you volunteer your time, once a week for a couple of hours to help an older person access the shops, GP surgery or attend an appointment? RVS needs you now!

Dyfed Powys Police are recruiting volunteers!

A Police Support Volunteer is someone who gives their skills and time freely to perform tasks which are designed to enhance the work of the police and to provide additional support to local communities.

Welsh Charity Awards - the votes are IN!

After a long and difficult judging process, the votes are in...our esteemed panel have chosen 30 brilliant organisations and volunteers for the shortlist of the Welsh Charity Awards.

Tesco Christmas food banks appeal needs Powys volunteers!

Charities the Trussell Trust and FareShare are appealing to people in Powys to volunteer to help in the UK’s biggest food collection for people in need.

Nominate now for the 2020 Powys Volunteer of the Year Awards

Do you know someone who gives of their time freely to make others’ lives better? Do you know of an organisation that makes a valuable contribution to community life?

Over 1000 Powys volunteers on Volunteering Wales!

Well over one thousand volunteers in Powys have now registered on the Volunteering Wales online platform. Why not join them?

New opportunities for online volunteers in Powys!

Are you looking for a flexible volunteering opportunity that you can do from anywhere?

Join the Powys Online Volunteers group

Are you interested in volunteering from home? Volunteering over the internet offers you the opportunity to help organisations, both local and further afield, at flexible times to suit you and your life, without having to leave your sofa!

Powys Volunteer of the Year Awards 2019

A fantastic night was had by all who attended the Powys Volunteer of the Year 2019 awards ceremony in June!

1-7 June is Volunteers’ Week 2019

A chance for us to thank and celebrate volunteers in Powys!

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