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How to Volunteer

Drop-in Service

Potential volunteers can drop-in to the PAVS Volunteering Information Centre based at the PAVS Office to browse through the various volunteering opportunities on display. An advisor may be free on the spot to register you and carry out a referral.

Adult Guidance

Potential volunteers can make an appointment (01437 769422) to see an advisor at the PAVS Volunteering Information Centre, or at one of a number of outreach bases, to have a one to one Adult Guidance interview to discuss personal development options including volunteering, training and careers.

Internet

Volunteering information is available on the Volunteering Wales web site. Enquiries are sent via email direct from the web site to an advisor at PAVS who will send the requested information.

Referral

PAVS Volunteering Pembrokeshire refers volunteers in the following ways:

  • Self referral - Potential volunteers are given a list of suitable volunteering opportunities including organisations contact details to self-refer
  • PAVS referral - An advisor will refer suitable volunteers to organsiations by letter, email or telephone during the interview
  • PAVS Volunteering Pembrokeshire provides extra support to volunteers if needed through an advisor

Recognition for your volunteering

If you are aged 14-25 click here

Volunteering Recognition for 25+

25+V is a new volunteering recognition scheme being piloted by PAVS in Pembrokeshire which gives recognition to people aged over 25 for their volunteering activities.

Certificates are awarded for 50, 100 and 200 hours of volunteering (up to 50 hours can be backdated).

  • Do you want to enhance and build your CV if you are unemployed?
  • Do you want to gain work experience?
  • Do you want to develop your skills, gain qualifications and increase your job prospects?
  • Do you want to evidence your volunteering?
  • Do you want to help your local community?
  • Or simply want something to do and meet new people?

PAVS Volunteering Pembrokeshire can help!

Click here to view all of our registered volunteering opportunities on the Volunteering Wales web site.

For more information contact PAVS Volunteering Pembrokeshire on 01437 769422 or email volunteering@pavs.org.uk

 


 

An online version of the Volunteer Bulletin is available

Read the latest volunteering news, volunteering opportunities, events and much more .....

 

To register with PAVS Volunteering Pembrokeshire download the Volunteering Registration Form and email to: volunteering@pavs.org.uk

or print it out and post it to:

PAVS Office

36/38 High Street

Haverfordwest

Pembrokeshire

SA61 2DA

Need a timesheet for Millennium Volunteers Scheme or 25+V?

Word document click here

PDF click here

   
 

Latest Volunteering Opportunities here......

Sign and Share Club
Committee member

To work with other committee members to ensure the smooth running of the club.


To decide on activities, seek ways to raise funds, ensure funds are used effectively, plan new services, seek to raise awareness of the club and monitor health and safety. This is a small club and committee members are usually also involved in the activities undertaken such as art, craft, drama, trips to tourist venues etc.


View this opportunity on the Volunteering Wales Website (opens new window)
http://www.volunteering-wales.net/opportunity/21988/


Communication Support Volunteer
To provide communication support to people who are deaf, hard of hearing, deafened or Deafblind through note taking, working one to one with a lip reader, using British Sign Language, or using Sign Supported English (depending on your experience and skills). To provide practical support during group activities such as
art, craft, trips to local tourist sites, bingo, games and presentations by speakers.


Opportunity to learn basic British Sign Language available if desired.


View this opportunity on the Volunteering Wales Website (opens new window)
http://www.volunteering-wales.net/opportunity/21987/


Fishguard and Goodwick Chamber of Trade and Tourism - Welcomer to holiday coaches
Fishguard now has a coach drop off point in the centre of town. Volunteers are wanted to open the locked gate giving access to the coach to the drop off point, greet the passengers, direct them to key facilities and re-lock the gate once the coach has left. Volunteers will be on a list and will be called by the project coordinator with hopefully a day's notice or more. Coaches have to book in to be
able to use this facility. Training will be given to volunteers.


View this opportunity on the Volunteering Wales Website (opens new window)
http://www.volunteering-wales.net/opportunity/22255/


Volunteer admin assistant for Pembrokeshire Talking Newspaper
The Pembrokeshire Talking Newspaper records, and distributes, the Western Telegraph to the blind and partially sighted within Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion. This role involves providing general administration support in the Talking Newspaper office and updating the Talking Newspaper records.


View this opportunity on the Volunteering Wales Website (opens new window)
http://www.volunteering-wales.net/opportunity/22437/

Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust - Volunteer Car Driver
Ambulance Car Service Drivers (ACS) are volunteers who use their own vehicles to help with the transportation of patients to and from hospitals and clinics, thereby leaving ambulances free for mergencies and for patients too ill to travel by car.


Volunteers are not paid for their time, however they do receive out of pocket expenses for their mileage. The current rate for mileage is 38p/mile.


View this opportunity on the Volunteering Wales Website (opens new window)
http://www.volunteering-wales.net/opportunity/22455/


Pembroke 21C Community Interest Company - rural skills and crafts
Coppicing, hedge laying, willow products, horticultural products, charcoal making.


These rotate throughout the year - depending on the season.


View this opportunity on the Volunteering Wales Website (opens new window)
http://www.volunteering-wales.net/opportunity/21974/


Cancer Research UK - Race for Life Volunteer

Volunteers play a vital role at all our Race for Life 5k, 10k, Pretty Muddy® and Marathon events across the country, so whatever time and skills you have – we’ve got a role for you!


Local Promotions Volunteer Help with promoting Race for Life in your local area, supporting local promotional activities before the event


Enquiries and Administration Volunteer Set up the administration marquee and help assist participants and spectators with any queries

Event Day Volunteer Support the event logistics, such as start/finish activities, to ensure everything runs smoothly


Course Marshal Volunteer Inspire, cheer and motivate participants at marshalling points across the course

Without volunteers, our events simply couldn’t happen –
your support helps us put on the best events possible to raise life saving funds, and ultimately help beat cancer sooner.


View this opportunity on the Volunteering Wales Website (opens new window)
http://www.volunteering-wales.net/opportunity/22631/


Talking Books Volunteer Co-ordinator (Fundraising) RNIB:Royal National Institute of Blind People
Could you support us to source a range of talks to promote our talking books service? The campaign aims to raise £1 million to fund 400 new books. You will help us to research potential groups, coordinate the planning, speaker allocation and carry out follow up on talks. Your support will help us to end isolation for blind and partially sighted people, giving them the freedom to read again? What Will You Be Doing? Being the face of RNIB Group; Build relationships; Raising Awareness of RNIB Group Promoting the Talking Books service; Researching potential groups, organisations & companies; Updating spreadsheets & our database; Liaising with speakers & confirming their availability; Carrying out follow up calls & thanking
those who received talks When will you be needed? Flexible Location: From home or in one of our local offices.


View this opportunity on the Volunteering Wales Website (opens new window)
https://www.volunteering-wales.net/opportunity/22847/

 

Also check out volunteering opportunities advertised on our Twitter @volpembs and FaceBook at ‘PAVS Volunteering Pembrokeshire’ (links open new window).

To find out about all of the volunteering opportunities, just visit www.volunteering-wales.net  

For more information on a specific opportunity then contact PAVS on 01437 769422.

 
 

Last updated: 26/08/2016

 
 
 
 

 
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