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The PAVS Guide to Volunteering for…

Young People Aged 14-25

Need a community placement for Welsh Baccalaureate?

Like to help your local community?
Want to enhance your CV/UCAS application?

PAVS can help!

PAVS’ experienced advisors can discuss your needs and match you with a suitable volunteering opportunity.

Young people volunteer to:

  • Gain work experience for UCAS applications
  • Learn new skills
  • Meet new people
  • Feel useful
  • Increase your confidence
  • Help other people
  • Receive training
  • Add to your C.V.
  • Gain Qualifications

There are many types of volunteering opportunities including:

  • Working with people
  • Working with children
  • Environment and conservation
  • Sport
  • Office and IT
  • Volunteer driving
  • Arts, media and music
  • Retail shops
  • Culture and heritage

The Millennium Volunteer Scheme is ...

  • A UK-wide scheme, administered in Wales by the Welsh Assembly Government
  • Gives recognition to young people aged 14-25 for their volunteering activities
  • Certificates awarded for 50, 100 and 200 hours of volunteering
  • 200 hours certificate signed by Welsh Assembly Government First Minister Carwyn Jones
  • Incurred out of pocket expenses may be paid (subject to agreement)

Why become a Millennium Volunteer ...

  • MV is a scheme which ‘adds value’ to volunteering by young people
  • It can help develop your skills and qualifications
  • Improve your job prospects
  • Experience important for your UCAS application
  • If you’re already volunteering up to 50 hours can be backdated for MV
  • If you’re volunteering anyway (e.g. D of E) it’s really easy to become a MV as well
  • To get certificates for your Progress File and to list on your CV
  • To have fun!!

To find out more contact us on the details below.



To sign up as a Millennium Volunteer, or to find out more about the scheme, contact Jean at PAVS on 01437 769422

If you are a registered Millennium Volunteer, please click the link for a Record of Hours Form . Send your completed record of hours form to:

Jean Morris


36-38 High Street



Think you might already be volunteering but not sure?

Visit the GwirVol Website for some useful information What is Volunteering? (Opens new window)



If you are a member of Facebook, please come and visit our youth volunteering site. Just log in and search for a new friend called 'Volunteering Pembrokeshire'.



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


Last updated 03/03/2016



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