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We work closely with local organisations to promote a wide range of exciting and rewarding volunteering opportunities. Opportunities are updated on a regular basis and all the roles are checked before being listed. Roles on this page are advertised for Aberystwyth students only.

All EU and International students are welcome to volunteer whilst here in Aberystwyth. However, please be aware of the types of volunteering your Visa will allow. Before applying for a role, take a look at our Visa Guidance

If you can't find what you're looking for or you would like to see us promote a particular opportunity, please email suvolunteering@aber.ac.uk

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  • Radio Aber logo

    Radio presenters and backroom staff

    Radio Aber

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Radio Aber is a community radio, based in the grounds of the National library. We are volunteer- based and are looking for people who may have an interest in broadcasting and media to increase our output and content of shows. We are looking for people interested in presenting, people interested in production and marketing/PR for various roles. We broadcast in both English and Welsh and practice equal opportunities

    Training is given on the equipment used and the team will also impart their knowledge. the point is never to leave anyone 'high and dry', as this is a collective project. We aim to produce material that people will be interested in listening to!

    Contact is sam.thomas@radioaber.cymru or geraint.roberts@radioaber.wales

    • Action Days (One-Off Volunteering)|Diwrnodau o Weithredu (Gwirfoddoli Untro)Half Day|Hanner Diwrnod
    • Type of Volunteering|Math o WirfoddoliMedia and Communications|Y Cyfryngau a Chyfathrebu, Other Volunteering|Gwirfoddoli Eraill, Sports Volunteering|Gwirfoddoli gyda Chwaraeon
    • Communication|Cyfathrebu
    • Organisation|Trefnu
    • Digital Skills|Sgiliau Digidol
    • Teamwork|Cydweithio
    • Leadership|Arweinyddiaeth
    • Problem-solving|Datrys Problemau
    • Enterprise and Creativity|Menter a Chreadigrwydd
    • Practical Skills|Sgiliau Ymarferol
    • Social Action|Gweithredu Cymdeithasol
    • Training|Hyfforddiant
    • Other Skills (first entry)|Sgiliau Eraill (Cofnod Cyntaf)
    • Other Skills (second entry)|Sgiliau Eraill (Ail Gofnod)
    • Personal Development|Datblygiad Personol
  • SSAFA, The Armed Forces Charity logo

    Volunteer Caseworkers

    SSAFA, The Armed Forces Charity

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Volunteer Caseworkers are the lifeblood of SSAFA, supporting a growing number of people in need of financial, practical and emotional support. Clients come from all backgrounds and age groups and may have served in WW2 or in a more recent conflict like Iraq or Afghanistan. Our trained volunteers listen without judgement to assess and provide tailored support to help people navigate life in and beyond military service. We need you to join your local SSAFA team to help us achieve this.
     

    What does this role involve?

    • • Contacting clients and arranging to meet them at a mutually convenient time
    • • Meeting clients in person or remotely and completing a form to assess their circumstances
    • • Sign-posting clients onto local services providing specialist advice
    • • Applying on the client’s behalf to military and non-military sources of charitable funding
    • • Arranging for the purchase of goods and services
    • • Keeping in touch with the client so they know how their case is progressing
    • • Keeping in touch with your branch so they know your availability
    • • Keeping up to date with training and SSAFA news so that you are best able to support clients• Volunteering within the standards and values of SSAFA including observing our policies such as the Volunteering policy and data protection policy (these will be covered in your training and local induction.)

    • Type of Volunteering|Math o WirfoddoliHelping Older People|Helpu’r Henoed, Support and Wellbeing|Cefnogaeth a Llesiant
    • Communication|Cyfathrebu
    • Organisation|Trefnu
    • Digital Skills|Sgiliau Digidol
    • Teamwork|Cydweithio
    • Leadership|Arweinyddiaeth
    • Problem-solving|Datrys Problemau
    • Practical Skills|Sgiliau Ymarferol
    • Social Action|Gweithredu Cymdeithasol
    • Training|Hyfforddiant
    • Personal Development|Datblygiad Personol
  • YHA logo

    YHA Virtual Volunteering

    YHA

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    We have three different types of 12-week Virtual Volunteering opportunities at YHA.Social Media Volunteer: A self-led online champion and influencer role to spread YHA’s messaging across social media platforms and help us reach new supporters, guests, and beneficiaries of our charitable work. Volunteer Videographer: A self-led media creation role to provide new video material for social media and YHA’s online channels. Virtual Fundraising Volunteer: A self-led online fundraising role where volunteers take on fun and inspiring challenges to help our appeals and charitable activities.

    We have three different types of 12-week Virtual Volunteering opportunities at YHA.

    Social Media Volunteer: A self-led online champion and influencer role to spread YHA’s messaging across social media platforms and help us reach new supporters, guests, and beneficiaries of our charitable work. 

    Volunteer Videographer: A self-led media creation role to provide new video material for social media and YHA’s online channels. 

    Virtual Fundraising Volunteer: A self-led online fundraising role where volunteers take on fun and inspiring challenges to help our appeals and charitable activities. 

    This is a great opportunity to find your perfect mix of volunteering outside and at home.
    You will develop skills in your chosen opportunity and learn more about YHA. Our friendly team will give you support throughout your volunteering and give you regular feedback on your work. 

    To sign up to a Virtual Volunteering Opportunity:

    • Register on our website volunteer.yha.org.uk 
    • Book directly on to the role you're interested in - You can make your selection here Virtual Volunteering opportunity 
    • Our team will then get in contact to support you in starting your volunteer opportunity with YHA.  

    • Type of Volunteering|Math o WirfoddoliCharity Fundraising|Codi Arian dros Elusen, Media and Communications|Y Cyfryngau a Chyfathrebu, Other Volunteering|Gwirfoddoli Eraill, Support and Wellbeing|Cefnogaeth a Llesiant
    • Communication|Cyfathrebu
    • Organisation|Trefnu
    • Digital Skills|Sgiliau Digidol
    • Problem-solving|Datrys Problemau
    • Enterprise and Creativity|Menter a Chreadigrwydd
    • Practical Skills|Sgiliau Ymarferol
    • Social Action|Gweithredu Cymdeithasol
    • Personal Development|Datblygiad Personol
  • Citizens Advice Ceredigion logo

    Volunteer Generalist Adviser

    Citizens Advice Ceredigion

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    The Citizens Advice service provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. See below for details of the role.

    Volunteering as a Generalist Adviser with Ceredigion Citizens Advice

    We can all face problems that seem complicated or intimidating and it can be difficult and stressful trying to work things out alone.

    At Ceredigion Citizens Advice, we have highly trained volunteers who are invaluable to delivering our service and helping people find a way forward with the problems they face.

    During 2020/21 Ceredigion Citizens Advice (volunteers and staff):

    • Advised 2,500 people
    • Dealt with 14,000 issues
    • Gained £1.7m in extra income for clients
    • Reduced debts by over £295k
    • Distributed £20k of fuel vouchers

    What will I get out of it?

    By volunteering with Citizens Advice, you will:

    • Make a real difference to people’s lives and have a positive impact on your community
    • Learn about a range of issues that affect our clients
    • Build on valuable skills such as communication and problem solving
    • Meet new people from a range of backgrounds – mainly virtually currently, though we do arrange ‘walks’, ‘coffee’ etc for any volunteer who is interested
    • Earn Tempo Time Credits – details here.

    Who can apply?

    As a volunteer at Ceredigion Citizens Advice, you do not need any specific qualifications or experience, beyond a proficient level of Maths and written English along with basic IT skills. You will need to be friendly and approachable and have a respect for views, values and cultures that are different to your own.

    All applicants will receive consideration for a volunteer role based on capability and performance regardless of race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

    For applicants who are not UK citizens, please note that you are only allowed to volunteer if your immigration status permits it. Please do check that you are entitled to volunteer, to avoid breaching the terms of your status. You can find further information about different visa rules on this government webpage. Irish citizens, EU/EEA citizens with settled or pre-settled status, and refugees and asylum seekers are fully entitled to volunteer.

    What training will I receive?

    As a volunteer you will receive an introduction to the service and full training for your role including the following areas:

    • Benefits
    • Housing
    • Employment
    • Immigration and Nationality
    • Family and Personal
    • Consumer
    • Debt

    You will also have support and supervision throughout your training and your time volunteering with us. Initial training takes up to 6 months, but after 5 weeks you could be advising via email alongside training. There are always opportunities for development, and many volunteers go on to apply for paid positions.

    What does the role entail?

    Our volunteers help clients online via email or video call, over the phone and face to face (currently not an option), to explore the issues that they need help with and find the information they need to solve their problems.

    A volunteer generalist adviser role involves the following:

    • Exploring the client’s situation and recording all details on our database, in line with Data Protection.
    • Empowering clients to find information themselves and/or to act, for example, to manage their money, pay their council tax bill or find a rented property.
    • Researching the situation and offering options to help the client resolve their issue, where they cannot do it themselves.
    • Signposting/referring where we cannot help.

    Student Solicitors

    Please note: For individuals who want to volunteer in advice giving roles, and who are also training to be a solicitor, if you started training to be a solicitor before 1st September 2021, you may be able to get up to six months reduction in your training contract. If you started training to be a solicitor after 1st September 2021, you may be able to include time spent volunteering in advice giving roles as part of (or all) your qualifying work experience. See Solicitors Regulation Authority for more information.

    • Type of Volunteering|Math o WirfoddoliOther Volunteering|Gwirfoddoli Eraill, Support and Wellbeing|Cefnogaeth a Llesiant
    • Communication|Cyfathrebu
    • Organisation|Trefnu
    • Digital Skills|Sgiliau Digidol
    • Problem-solving|Datrys Problemau
    • Other Skills (first entry)|Sgiliau Eraill (Cofnod Cyntaf)
    • Personal Development|Datblygiad Personol
  • HAHAV logo

    Home visiting Volunteer

    HAHAV

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Help at home, three hours a week, no personal care given e.g. take client to the toilet, Expenses paid.

    Your role would be:

    To support people living with with a incurable or life limiting illness, by -

    • Sitting with client when the career needs a break ( there is no personal care given)
    • Helping clients with a someone to chat to in person or on the telephone 
    • To take them out for a trip( perhaps brining them in to activities here at our base )  
    • To do some shopping for them 
    • To take them to appointments for a hospital , haircut , etc

    Full training is provided Expenses are provided  and Full support is given from Volunteer coordinator 

    Someone who likes supporting and helping people , someone reliable , trustworthy , compassionate

    It is at the person home so could be anywhere within Ceredigion

    • Type of Volunteering|Math o WirfoddoliHelping Older People|Helpu’r Henoed, Support and Wellbeing|Cefnogaeth a Llesiant
    • Action Days (One-Off Volunteering)|Diwrnodau o Weithredu (Gwirfoddoli Untro)Half Day|Hanner Diwrnod
    • Communication|Cyfathrebu
    • Organisation|Trefnu
    • Problem-solving|Datrys Problemau
    • Practical Skills|Sgiliau Ymarferol
    • Social Action|Gweithredu Cymdeithasol
    • Training|Hyfforddiant
    • Personal Development|Datblygiad Personol
  • HAHAV logo

    Shop volunteer

    HAHAV

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    POS system training-cashier, restocking, looking through donations and sorting them, providing customer assistance, setting up displays, steaming and preparing clothes etc .training provided.

    Make a difference in our local community by lending a hand in our retail shop.

    We are a friendly bunch, the kettle is always on and we are quite partial to cake! Tea and cake aside, we work well as a team of volunteers and everyone does their bit.

    Whether its sorting, steaming or selling, pricing, ebaying or arranging the window there is always something to do, and a day always flies by in the shop. Our shop stocks nearly new and high quality pre-loved garments and bric a brac.

    We are looking for enthusiastic, reliable and willing people, work either 3 hour half day or 6 hour full day (10am to 4.30pm). We put together a rota each month and we need people who can do a regular shift - which could be every week or couple of weeks.

     

    • Action Days (One-Off Volunteering)|Diwrnodau o Weithredu (Gwirfoddoli Untro)Full Day|Diwrnod Llawn, Half Day|Hanner Diwrnod
    • Type of Volunteering|Math o WirfoddoliOther Volunteering|Gwirfoddoli Eraill
    • Communication|Cyfathrebu
    • Organisation|Trefnu
    • Teamwork|Cydweithio
    • Problem-solving|Datrys Problemau
    • Practical Skills|Sgiliau Ymarferol
    • Personal Development|Datblygiad Personol
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