GWENT ASSOCIATION OF VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations
Supporting the Voluntary Sector in Gwent

Volunteering for 25+

 GAVO provides help, support and advice to volunteers, those who are looking to start volunteering and voluntary organisations and community groups who are looking to recruit volunteers.

Our Volunteering Centres cover Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire and Newport.

The benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, and your community. The right match can help you meet new people, learn new skills and even progress in your chosen career.

If you are looking for a volunteering opportunity your local Volunteer Centre staff can help you find a suitable match. This will be tailored to your preference and needs and our friendly staff will advise and support you through your volunteering journey.

Check out current opportunities by clicking here


To ensure that we match you to the most suitable opportunity, we can arrange a face-to-face informal chat either at our Head Office in Newport, or, we can arrange to meet at a convenient place for you. We can also offer this advice and support over the phone or via email – You can choose the option that’s best for you!


If you are aged between 14 and 25 years old click onto our Youth Volunteering page for further information.


Organisations looking to recruit volunteers can advertise their volunteering opportunities by registering on the Volunteering Wales website by clicking here         

A guide for helping you do this can be found here or contact us and we will be happy to help.

If you have young volunteers within your group or Organisation, Gwirvol offers grants that support youth volunteering. Click here for more information.


Clare |Jones photo 2015




My name is Clare Jones and I am the Volunteering Manager and Volunteer Coordinator for Monmouthshire.

My days of work are Monday - Thursday 9am – 5pm, Friday 9am - 4.30pm.                   


Contact me on 01633 241566 / 074831 28050 or




              Amanda                            Sinead

We are Amanda Newman & Sinead Evans and we jobshare the Volunteer Coordinator & Sunflower Hospital Volunteer Coordinator posts for Blaenau Gwent.


Our usual days of work are Mon - Thurs 9am – 5pm, Friday 9am - 4.30pm

Contact us on






Andy Cullen or Keri Williams our Volunteer Information Officers on 01633 247673 or e-mail





My name is Amele Tukandra and I am the Volunteer Coordinator for Newport. 

My days of work are Monday - Thursday 9am – 5pm, Friday 9am to 4.30pm.                                                           

Contact me on 01633 241555 / 07483 128065 or



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