Employee volunteering in Wales

Volunteering is one of the most enduring ways businesses can support communities in Wales. Last year, nearly 2,000 Welsh employees from 70 different companies volunteered through Business in the Community helping more than 140,000 beneficiaries across the nation.

A school workshop run by employee volunteers

Our Community Impact Offer matches tailor-made volunteering opportunities to your business. Our experienced team in Wales can save you time and effort by making it easy to access a broad range of highly effective employee volunteering opportunities which address social issues and support the needs of local communities the length and breadth of Wales.

A varied range of opportunities

Our volunteering programmes are centred on key themes including Education and Young People, Tackling Unemployment, and Enterprise.

We work with you to develop a structured programme tailored for your business needs and priorities with opportunities suiting individuals, small groups or teams available. Some of the options include:

How your business can benefit

Volunteering gives businesses excellent opportunities to engage employees and develop their skills and talents whilst having a positive impact in the community. 

Here are some ways volunteering could benefit your business:

  • Developing staff skills/talent such as decision-making, project management, communication skills and team building

  • Boosting motivation, morale and employee loyalty

  • Bringing corporate values to life and engaging employees and suppliers

  • Providing an effective way to take action on social issues that affect your business

  • Demonstrating your commitment in the most deprived communities

  • Networking through collaboration with other businesses

Take part in Give & Gain Day

Give & Gain Day, the UK's only national day of employee volunteering, is a great way to get started with volunteering and in 2016 will be held on 20 May.

To find out more about Give & Gain Day in Wales, contact our volunteering team at cymru@bitc.org.uk.

Find out more about Give & Gain day in Wales.

Does your project need volunteers?

Are you from a charity, school or social enterprise that could use some business support? We are always looking for new projects for our enthusiastic volunteers.

Boys at an employee volunteer run sporting event.

Get in touch with our team to tell us more about the support you require.


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