Be a shop volunteer

Come and join our dedicated team of volunteers at your local shop

Come and join our dedicated team of volunteers at your local shop. You'll be one of over 80 shop volunteers keeping our 4 shops running and raising money to support our work. It's a great way to help children in Wales with cerebral palsy and increase your skills and make friends at the same time. We’ll give you training and support – and you can choose how much time you volunteer.

What the role can include

  • Working on the till processing sales and returns
  • Preparing stock, including sorting, steaming and pricing
  • Creating stylish window displays
  • Replenishing stock on the shop floor
  • Stocktaking and other administrative tasks
  • And of course, providing great customer service!

Benefits of volunteering

While we know that our charity shops benefit enormously from volunteering, there are also benefits for you too. Some of these include:

  • Making new friends
  • Learning new skills
  • Helping your career development
  • Reducing stress and combatting depression
  • Keeping you physically fit
  • Providing fun and fulfilment

How we have helped in Wales

110

Family support appointments took place in 2018-19

286

Children from across Wales have been treated during 2018-19

1,682

The number of sessions of specialist therapy we delivered in 2018-19

Charlotte's blog

Hi, my name is Charlotte and I have just turned 15. I have recently taken part in Cerebral Palsy Cymru's 'Independent Living Skills Programme' and I would love to share my experience of the project with you. 

- Independent Living Skills 2021

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Cora's story

From that day we feel we have been part of the Cerebral Palsy Cymru family, and we have not looked back.

- Family story

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a girl in a park with her mum

Aoife's Story

Having virtual sessions opened up a new avenue of skill-building for Aoife

- Family story

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Clara With Mum Sera Jane

Clara’s story

When we completed our first baby block of 6 weeks of therapy at Cerebral Palsy Cymru’s therapy centre it was a life-changer. We are truly grateful to have found such help and guidance amongst the darkness, we can now look forward to the future, thanks to Cerebral Palsy Cymru.

- Family Story

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Sienna

Sienna’s story

The early intervention programme, has been such a comfort to us as we were doing something positive from pretty much day one for Sienna. The support and comfort that Cerebral Palsy Cymru provides means that the therapy doesn’t just stop with the child who receives it, the whole family benefits.

- Family Story

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