Key Facts

Across Wales our volunteers are helping those at risk of loneliness and poor mental and physical health during COVID-19.

We’re looking for volunteers in Blanaeu Gwent, Flintshire, Merthyr Tydfil, Newport, Pembrokeshire and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Across Wales we’re responding quickly to the needs of local communities. By setting up the COVID-19 Community Response Programme we’re helping prevent loneliness and poor mental and physical health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our volunteers are supporting people in self-isolation, at high risk and unable to leave their home. From community support volunteers to telephone befrienders, dog walkers and more we’re offering safe, structured volunteering solutions to help those who need it most. And we need more volunteers to help.

We’re recruiting:

  • Community Support volunteers
  • Telephone befriending volunteers
  • Dog walking volunteers

These opportunities are available in Blaenau Gwent, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Newport, Pembrokeshire and Flintshire.

If you live in one of these areas and are need of, or know someone in need of support, please get in touch.

Volunteering Opportunities run by this project:

Volunteer Organiser

Wales

We’re seeking Volunteer Organisers to support a community response in Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Newport, Pembrokeshire and Flintshire. Right now volunteers are needed help people who are self-isolating and unable to leave their home as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic through telephone befriending. Many of these people are already recognised as those … Continued

Telephone Befriender

Wales

We’re seeking Telephone Befriender to support a lonely and isolated people in Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Newport, Pembrokeshire and Flintshire during the COVID-19 pandemic. Volunteers are needed to provide some telephone company for people who are self-isolating and unable to leave their home as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these … Continued

Dog Walking Volunteer, Blaenau Gwent

Wales

We’re seeking Dog Walking volunteers to support a COVID-19 community response in Blaenau Gwent. Right now these volunteers are needed to help people who are self-isolating and unable to leave their home as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these people are already recognised as those at high risk in society. This … Continued

Community Support Volunteers, Blaenau Gwent

Wales

We’re seeking Community Support Volunteers to help a community response in Blaenau Gwent. Right now volunteers are needed to help people who are self-isolating and unable to leave their home as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic through telephone befriending. Many of these people are already recognised as those at high risk in society. … Continued

Community Support Volunteers, Flintshire

Wales

We’re seeking Community Support Volunteers to help a community response in Flintshire. Right now volunteers are needed to help people who are self-isolating and unable to leave their home as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic through telephone befriending. Many of these people are already recognised as those at high risk in society. This … Continued

Dog Walking Volunteer, Flintshire

Wales

We’re seeking Dog Walking volunteers to support a COVID-19 community response in Flintshire. Right now these volunteers are needed to help people who are self-isolating and unable to leave their home as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these people are already recognised as those at high risk in society. This could … Continued

Community Support Volunteers, Merthyr Tydfil

Wales

We’re seeking Community Support Volunteers to help a community response in Merthyr Tydfil. Right now volunteers are needed help people who are self-isolating and unable to leave their home as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic through telephone befriending. Many of these people are already recognised as those at high risk in society. This … Continued

Dog Walking Volunteer, Merthyr Tydfil

Wales

We’re seeking Dog Walking volunteers to support a COVID-19 community response in Merthyr Tydfil. Right now these volunteers are needed to help people who are self-isolating and unable to leave their home as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these people are already recognised as those at high risk in society. This … Continued

Community Support Volunteers, Newport

Wales

We’re seeking Community Support Volunteers to help a community response in Newport. Right now volunteers are needed to help people who are self-isolating and unable to leave their home as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic through telephone befriending. Many of these people are already recognised as those at high risk in society. This … Continued

Dog Walking Volunteer, Newport

Wales

We’re seeking Dog Walking volunteers to support a COVID-19 community response in Newport. Right now these volunteers are needed to help people who are self-isolating and unable to leave their home as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these people are already recognised as those at high risk in society. This could … Continued

Community Support Volunteers, Pembrokeshire

Wales

We’re seeking Community Support Volunteers to help a community response in Pembrokeshire. Right now volunteers are needed to help people who are self-isolating and unable to leave their home as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic through telephone befriending. Many of these people are already recognised as those at high risk in society. This … Continued

Dog Walking Volunteer, Pembrokeshire

Wales

We’re seeking Dog Walking volunteers to support a COVID-19 community response in Pembrokeshire. Right now these volunteers are needed to help people who are self-isolating and unable to leave their home as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these people are already recognised as those at high risk in society. This could … Continued

Community Support Volunteers, Rhondda Cynon Taf

Wales

We’re seeking Community Support Volunteers to help a community response in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Right now volunteers are needed to help people who are self-isolating and unable to leave their home as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic through telephone befriending. Many of these people are already recognised as those at high risk in … Continued

Dog Walking Volunteer, Rhondda Cynon Taf

Wales

We’re seeking Dog Walking volunteers to support a COVID-19 community response in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Right now these volunteers are needed to help people who are self-isolating and unable to leave their home as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these people are already recognised as those at high risk in society. … Continued