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
- 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.