Most importantly, you will be giving directly back to the local communities across Neath Port Talbot. Other personal benefits include:
- Gain confidence.
Volunteering can help you gain confidence by giving you the chance to try something new and build a real sense of achievement.
- Make a difference.
Volunteering can have a real and valuable positive affect on people, communities and society in general.
- Meet people.
Volunteering can help you meet different kinds of people and make new friends.
- Be part of a community.
Volunteering can help you feel part of something outside your friends and family.
- Learn new skills.
Volunteering can help you learn new skills, gain experience and sometimes even qualifications.
- Take on a challenge.
Through volunteering you can challenge yourself to try something different, achieve personal goals, practice using your skills and discover hidden talents.
- Have fun!
Most volunteers have a great time, regardless of why they do it.
Our Mission Statement
“Our mission is to work with individuals and groups to identify and build on their strengths to enhance community well-being through active participation, volunteering, engagement and empowerment. ”
Where do you fit in?
Our charity is going through an exciting period of change and are looking for new volunteers to help us make your community a better place to live.
If you have some time and skills, we would love to hear from you. See below for all our current volunteer opportunities:
- Assistant Treasurer
To provide support to the treasurer in all manner of financial duties. Some experience of book keeping/accounts would be beneficial, along with working knowledge of MS Excel.
- Company Secretary
Assisting with general admin and secretarial duties, responsible for filing to Companies House and Charities Commission. To provide direction to the administrator by making sure regulations are followed through. Good organisational and basic computer skills required.
- Trustee Director
Become a trustee of Melin Community Trust and help run our charity by bringing your existing skills and enthusiasm. Required to attend monthly meetings to help direct the charity. All backgrounds welcome. Equal opportunities.
- Events Team
Organised, dedicated and looking for a rewarding challenge?
Gain invaluable skills by becoming an instrumental part in planning and delivering our vibrant annual community events.
Join our team of committed volunteers who strive to make our community a better place to live.
- Community Befriending
Consider yourself a people person? Take part in our weekly project, working with lonely and isolated people within our community to build empowering friendship groups that will improve the qualify of life, by going new places, meeting new people and learning new things. This project is in its infancy. Help us reach its full potential!
- Digital Champion
Join Neath Port Talbot’s leading team of volunteers helping people improve their digital skills by providing basic digital support in the libraries across the county. You don’t need to be a computer whiz kid! All skill levels are welcome. Remember, you can still help people out even if they’re only 1 step behind you!
You will be required find your own travel to the sessions. Travel expenses (tickets) will be paid to you. See more
- Eco Team Member
Passionate about the environment? Want to improve Melin Park? As part of the Eco team you will be given resources and the opportunity to help make our community more environmentally friendly. Also available to participate in monthly litter-picks to clean up our community. This opportunity is in association with Keep Wales Tidy.
Interested? Get in touch with our Volunteer Coordinator
Our volunteer coordinator will get to know you and your abilities and will work out what’s best for you.
Call or text Naomi on 07483 300773 with your intentions.
If you prefer, you can send an email instead: