Make a difference YOUR life and to OTHERS!

Volunteering can be exciting, challenging and rewarding. It benefits you and the individuals or the group you are helping. Groups rely on volunteers, so you can make a BIG difference to your community! 

Do you enjoy meeting people?

Are you looking for a change of direction?

Have you thought about volunteering?


Volunteering…

  • improves your self-confidence, wellbeing and self-esteem;
  • helps you meet new people and make new friends;
  • helps you to become an active member of your community;
  • can introduce you to new challenges and learn new skills;
  • values and uses your existing knowledge and expertise;
  • can lead you to a new career path and improves your CV if job hunting.

“Volunteering makes me feel needed, given me a purpose and made me feel part of a team.”


Opportunities include:

  • Befriending/ mentoring;
  • Supporting young or older people;
  • Retail in a charity shop;
  • Supporting people with special needs;
  • Driving;
  • Drug and alcohol support projects;
  • Environmental and conservation;
  • Trustee roles and much more!

Contact us

For further details, contact Sharon or Geraint at BAVO's Bridgend Volunteer Centre, T: 01656 660372 or E: [email protected]


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