If you are looking to start a career in care, volunteering can help you gain the skills and understanding needed to become an effective and valued worker. Alternatively, if you have care experience and time to spare, you could volunteer and help someone locally within Cardiff and the Vale.
There are many volunteering opportunities available across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan to get involved in social care activities.
Types of activities can include:
- Befriending services – visiting someone in their own home or take them out to a community venue.
- Dementia Friends / Dementia Friends Champion – find out more on the Dementia Friends website
- Group activities – such as arts and crafts, walking groups, lunch clubs, breakfast clubs.
- Volunteer drivers.
- Care Home visitor.