5 Ways to Wellbeing
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Give

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Give – your time, patience, words a smile – the simplest acts can count
Engage in voluntary support work

Many of the activities below will require pupils to be 18.

Please check that families are happy for you to engage with the voluntary work.

Activity

Description

Suitable for

Link

Creation / donation of materials for PPE

Support by either donating materials:

Pillow cases

Elastic

Lengths of material (cotton)

Large buttons

Or create:

Scrubs bags

Masks

Head bands

Visors

All!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waxv-c0LewA

Voluntary work for Betsi Cadwalder

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, the largest health organisation in Wales, has a range of volunteering opportunities. If you are interested in volunteering with them, please email BCUHB.PublicVolunteers@wales.nhs.uk and include your full name, telephone number, e-mail address and the nearest hospital to you along with a brief description of skills and experience - https://www.bcugetinvolved.wales/volunteers

All voluntary work is very dependent upon opportunity, family set up and must only be engaged in if you and your household are symptom free and feel comfortable about supporting others. Some voluntary work involves phone support only; other work requires delivery of food / medicines etc.

BCUHB.PublicVolunteers@wales.nhs.uk

https://www.bcugetinvolved.wales/volunteers

Voluntary work in Gwynedd

Gwynedd Council is seeking individuals who are available to work (in an employed or in a voluntary capacity) to help maintain services for vulnerable people requiring care. Email gofalu@gwynedd.llyw.cymru or phone 01286 679577 / 07384 876908.

gofalu@gwynedd.llyw.cymru

Voluntary work for Corovirus pandemic

Further volunteering opportunities to support with the Coronavirus pandemic

https://volunteering-wales.net/vk/volunteers/index.htm

CVSC voluntary work

CVSC (Community & Voluntary Support Conwy) is encouraging people to register so they can match your skills, interests and experience to the COVID 19 community need as it develops

https://www.cvsc.org.uk/en/volunteering/your-community-needs-you

COVID Mutual Aid

Covid Mutual Aid UK is a group of volunteers supporting local community groups organising mutual aid throughout the covid-19 outbreak in the UK. Search to see if there's a group near you -

https://covidmutualaid.org/

Conwy Support for COVID pandemic

Those wishing to volunteer to help community dwelling vulnerable people can do so by visiting the website

www.conwy-online.com/sign-up-coronavirus-volunteer.

Adopt a grandparent – supporting intergenerational relationships

UK scheme called Adopt a Grandparent which is promoted by CHDliving. Though not a local company, they support intergenerational friendships, not just for during the crisis we are experiencing, though I am sure contact at this time would be welcomed...according to their website, they have global volunteers who email, video call and phone call elderly people in care settings.

www.chdliving.co.uk/adopt-grandparent

Local volunteering

Volunteers needed in Rhos. When people ring Conwy and ask for help, residents like are then contacted to pick up their prescriptions, shopping, have a chat. Can you join the list. To do so call CVSC on 01492 534091 /523842 / 523848 / 523846 or email volunteering@cvsc.org.uk

You will be added to the approved list of volunteers.

volunteering@cvsc.org.uk

Volunteering Wales

A range of opportunities to sign up and volunteer including guidance on how to keep safe as a volunteer

https://volunteering-wales.net/vk/volunteers/index-covid.htm