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What you'll get out of it

It’s a great opportunity to meet new people, spread the word and have the satisfaction of making a real difference to carers’ lives in the area where you live.

You’ll also be part of Carers Wales’ flagship volunteering programme and we’ll be supporting you all the way.

 

What's involved? 

  • You’ll connect with libraries, pharmacies, GPs, sports clubs and shops asking them to display posters and

  • You may host information stands at supermarkets, hospitals, community hubs, faith meetings - anywhere you feel will reach unpaid carers to discuss caring and tell them what Carers Wales has to offer.

  • We’d also want you to keep us informed about what you’ve been up to, feedback to us and let us know where you’ve been distributing materials.

  • You’ll identify places in the community supporting people with long-term conditions and supply them with our materials.

  • We’ll give you more tips on how to get started in your volunteering pack.

  • The choice on how you get involved is up to you!

 

The skills you bring

  • a friendly personality

  • great communication skills

  • the ability to get on well with new people from all backgrounds

  • a passion for improving support for carers

  • good organisational skills and access to a computer

  • the confidence to use your own initiative.

 

How we will support you

We’ll give you all the tools you need to get started – your volunteering pack will include a volunteer handbook plus tips and guidelines on getting out there for the first time. We’ll also deliver the publicity materials directly to you, as well as cover your travel expenses.

 

Your time

This role is very flexible. Our only requirement is that you can offer a minimum of two hours volunteering a month.

 

How to apply

To find out more  download the role description. To sign up for the role, click the button below.

 

We will be in touch within seven working days to discuss your application. All volunteers must be over 18 years old. 

If you have any further questions please email us at  volunteer@carerswales.org 

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Want to know more about this role? Download the role profile.

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