Volunteering & Wellbeing


Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS)

An independent charity which has a flourishing membership of voluntary and community organisations active in the Vale of Glamorgan.  We help to improve the quality of life of people and communities by supporting volunteers, volunteering opportunities and voluntary groups. 

GVS delivers an array of quality services to meet the needs of voluntary groups.  We are a one stop shop for the voluntary sector.  Our role is to provide information, advice and guidance on all aspects of volunteering for both volunteers and recruiting organisations.

For information about volunteering click here

Cosmeston Wildlife Group

Created to monitor the fauna and flora of Cosmeston Wildlife Park. Meets once a fortnight on Saturday mornings.

Telephone: 02920 701678

Email: slmullins@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

Pave the Way

Improve your health and wellbeing and build confidence with Pave The Way, a friendly, non-judgemental and respectful group of volunteers in the Vale of Glamorgan

Telephone: 01446 741706 / 07516 171269

Email: clare@gvs.wales

Porthkerry Wildlife Group

Group of adults dedicated to the wildlife in Porthkerry Park. Meets once a month on a Sunday morning.

Website: www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk/en/enjoying/Coast-and-Countryside/Volunteering.aspx

Email: slmullins@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk



CGL (Change Grow Live)

The emotional wellbeing service is part of CGL and is commissioned to provide early intervention for emotional wellbeing in children and young people across the Vale of Glamorgan and Cardiff


Telephone: 02920 349801

Website: www.emotionalwellbeingservice.org.uk/

Email: www.emotionalwellbeingservice.org.uk

Vale of Glamorgan Ramblers

 The local group of the Ramblers’ Association who organise group-based walks for all abilities.

Website: www.ramblers.org.uk/vale-of-glamorgan


An independent volunteer-run charity in the Vale of Glamorgan created to:

  • Promote health and wellbeing through walking. 
  • Improve safe access to the Vale's countryside.
  • Provide guided and self guided walks for all ages and abilities.

Telephone: 01446 749000

Website: www.valeways.org.uk/

Email: info@valeways.org.uk

Dewis Cymru


Dewis Cymru is the place to find additional information about well-being in Wales.

They have information that can help you think about what matters to you, along with information about local organisations and services that can help.

 Website: www.dewis.wales