Volunteer With Us

So why volunteer with us?

There are endless reasons to volunteer. Its a chance to give something back to the community, contribute to a cause you feel passionate about, meet new people, develop new skills, enhance your CV or university application. Even to help improve your mental and physical well-being. Whatever the reason, volunteering is both challenging and rewarding.

Work with friendly and diverse people

  • Meet new friends and make new connections
  • Feel valued as part of a team and share ideas with like-minded people
  • Improve your confidence and self esteem and feel good about yourself
  • Learn about others from a different background

Reach out to the most vulnerable people in our community

  • Get to know the local community and make a difference
  • Help improve the lives of others
  • Give a voice to those not often heard

The opportunities are endless...

  • The chance to gain new skills, knowledge and experience
  • Volunteering gives you a sense of achievement
  • Enhance your CV and improve your employment prospects
  • The chance to try out something different, which might lead to a new career
  • Receive regular support from your supervisor and your peers
  • The chance to receive training and even gain an accreditation

Recognition for your contribution

  • Be regarded by your co-workers and peers as an integral part of the team
  • Gain certificates for 50, 100, 200 and 1000 hours volunteering
  • Receive Time-banking credits
  • Gain accreditation from training to boost your CV
  • You may even be nominated for Newport's annual Volunteering Awards

What Our Volunteers Say

"Volunteering gives you a sense of value and purpose and you are giving back to others and helping which is most rewarding" - Vicki 2016

"Surprising how even a few hours volunteering makes such a difference to the way you perceive yourself" - Linda 2017

Current Opportunities


Nursery Support Volunteer (Czech or Slovak Speaking)

Volunteer Recruiter | Volunteer Recognition Scheme Organiser

Website Developer | Social Media Guru | Website Content Writer

BME Sport Project Volunteers

If you are interested in finding out more about any of the above roles, please contact us by emailing volunteering@sewrec.wales or by calling 01633 250 006 and asking for Nayab

Our Reception Volunteering Team

Janet Williams

Parveen Asim

Stella Sassy

Bumni Saliu

Anna Bolek

Louise Inker

Bran Hatton

Asgad Saad

Amir Ramezani

Assumpcio Cladellas

Emily Carter

Adedayo Alabi

Our Central & Project Volunteering Team

Phuong Wilkinson - PA to CEO

Gareth Sully - Office Assistant

Frederick Then - Finance and IT Assistant

Maria Foris - Nursery Dance Tutor

Catrin Lowri - Advocacy Support Assistant

Eliska Havlickova - MARS Support Assistant