Volunteering is rewarding and can make a huge difference to you and your community and Volunteers' Week is a perfect time to say 'thank you'!

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ABMU Health Board
During Volunteers week ABMU Health Board are holding a range of recognition activities to celebrate the amazing contribution that our volunteers make to the Health Board, our staff teams as well as our patients and visitors.

Our Executive Board will also wear the lilac uniform and step into the shoes of our volunteers, becoming "Undercover bosses" across our Hospital sites. They will be joining and shadowing existing volunteers in a range of roles that will include meeting and greeting visitors to our hospitals, serving patients at a Tea Bar, listening to experiences on the ward and serving lunch at a Day Centre.

For further information please contact Joanna.parry@wales.nhs.uk

Bridgend Association of Voluntary Organisations
Do you enjoy meeting people? Looking for a change of direction? Want to boost your CV? In celebration of national Volunteers' Week 1 - 7 June, Bridgend Association of Voluntary Organisations (BAVO), will be at various local locations giving out volunteering information.

Accompanied by local community groups and voluntary organisations, find out how volunteering can benefit you by visiting John Street Bandstand in Porthcawl on Friday 1 June from 10am - 3pm, Bridgend Bus Station Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 June from 9am - 1pm and Princess of Wales Hospital on Friday 8 June from 11am - 3pm.

You can also drop in to BAVO's Bridgend Volunteer Centre at 2 Queen Street, Bridgend town centre. BAVO will be raising awareness of different volunteering opportunities such as retail, youth work, peer support, health groups through to Board Directors.

Whatever your motivation, whatever your interests, come along to one of BAVO's volunteering information days. There is no obligation to sign up to anything, just lots of information on options for people to take away and think about.

Volunteering is rewarding and can make a big difference to you and your community. If you are interested in volunteering, BAVO can match your skills with an opportunity that best suits you.

For further details call BAVO's Bridgend Volunteer Centre 01656 660372. 

Community & Voluntary Support Conwy
CVSC Volunteering Fair 2018
Community & Voluntary Support Conwy will be holding CVSC Volunteering Fair 2018 on 7th June between 10-2pm at Ty Llwelyn Community Centre, Ffordd yr Orsedd, Llandudno LL30 1LA. Come and speak to organisations about their volunteering opportunities.

For more details contact CVSC on 01492 534091 or volunteering@cvsc.org.uk

www.cvsc.org.uk  Facebook:@conwyvol

Flintshire Local Voluntary Council
Flintshire Local Voluntary Council will be holding a celebration of volunteers & volunteering event on Friday 1st June at 1.00pm at Northop College Business School at 1.00pm on Friday 1st June 2018. There will be afternoon tea and entertainment and volunteers will receive their National Volunteers' Week certificates.

Neath Port Talbot Council for Voluntary Service
Neath Port Talbot CVS will be celebrating the valuable contribution of volunteers in Neath Port Talbot at Baglan Community Church Lodge Drive Baglan on Wednesday 6th June at 6.30pm

PAVS National Volunteers Week Celebration Event
June 6 2018 10.30am-4pm
PAVS Volunteering Pembrokeshire is holding our National Volunteers' Week celebration event, and Award Ceremony, on June 6th 2018 at The Regency Hall Saundersfoot - to recognise and give thanks to volunteers giving their time and commitment within their communities in Pembrokeshire.
*Drop-in and browse stands from a variety of Voluntary Organisations (from 10.30am onwards)
*Free Lunch (to be served at 12.30- for everyone who books)
*Award Ceremony to follow lunch
*Refreshments served throughout the day

Over 150 people usually attended this very vibrant event with over 20 voluntary organisations promoting various volunteering opportunities attracting many new volunteers.

The free event is aimed at both volunteers and voluntary organisations.

Volunteering - try something new, learn something new.

Click here to book your place https://volweek18.eventbrite.co.uk 
For more information contact PAVS on 01437 769422 / volunteering@pavs.org.uk

Swansea Council for Voluntary Service
Friday 1st June, SCVS project volunteer thank you & information session 10.30-2pm

SCVS projects  Swansea Youth Bank, hwb Abertawe,  Involve-Interact / Wassup/ SmartSteps/ Transcend / Mental Health & wellbeing project are sending representatives from their volunteering cohort to meet with each other, celebrate their successes, find out about each other's roles and feedback to their volunteer development officers ideas to build on their achievements.

Monday 4th June, Swansea Volunteering Forum Volunteer manager conference, all day event aimed at upskilling local volunteer managers Featuring trainers / speakers covering: Next steps in Volunteer management sessions, Safeguarding & DBS, Youth Volunteering

Monday 4th June SCVS / FUSION Cinema & co - thanking Swansea volunteers with a free movie and pizza night featuring Volunteering projects based info films in the lead up to a feature film  

Thursday 7th June Swansea Volunteering Forum, Member organisations / projects send Volunteers Thank you lunch & network day hosted at Matt's cafe