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Association of Voluntary Organisations in Wrexham

Our Voluntary & Community Team is able to provide you with all the information you need to enable you to make an informed choice about volunteering! As part of our service, we will refer you to organisations that are of interest and arrange appointments for you. Find more information on our Youth Volunteering and Information for Organisations pages!

Keep up to date with the AVOW Voluntary & Community Team on Facebook, or make an appointment to find out about opportunities to suit you! Simply call 01978 312556 or email: [email protected]

Volunteering Opportunities

For volunteering opportunities with AVOW, please visit our Vacancies page (click here) and look for roles marked with ‘Volunteering’ in the title.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is volunteering?

Volunteering is taking the time to do something useful for the community without getting paid. It can be a great way to build confidence, find new hobbies or interests, meet new people, and gain new skills and experience!

How do I become a volunteer?

Our Voluntary & Community Team helps people find volunteering opportunities and has lots of information on local organisations needing your support – call 01978 312556 or email: [email protected]

How long before I can start?

Sometimes you may not be able to volunteer immediately. There may be a group start date, or you may need to wait for references and checks to be completed. If you want to volunteer with vulnerable people or children, organisations will carry out a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

However, if you have a conviction this will not automatically exclude you from volunteering. Our Voluntary & Community Team are able to give personal advice to potential volunteers.

Volunteering Wales Website

Whilst you’re waiting, why not visit Volunteering Wales (click here), the online database for volunteering opportunities in Wales? If you are unsure about what you would like to do, this is often the best place to start looking, as you can browse by postcode or click on the map to see the variety of volunteering opportunities in Wrexham County Borough.

Volunteering Team

Val Connelly

Volunteering Development Officer

Need more information?

To learn more about this service and explore available resources, please contact us at 01978 312556 or via email at [email protected]. We are here to assist you and provide the information you need.

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