Be a shop volunteer

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

Coronavirus update: Our Llanishen, Crwys Rd, Barry and Talbot Green charity shops are currently closed due to the national lockdown.  

If you are interested in volunteering in the future, please visit this page and keep an eye on our social media for updates regarding applying.

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


Family support appointments took place in 2018-19


Children from across Wales have been treated during 2018-19


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

a girl in a park with her mum

Aoife's Story

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

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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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Volunteer with home made cake sale

Pam Perry

I started to Bake for Bobath in 2014 as a fun way of saying thank you to Bobath for the amazing therapy they have given my granddaughter.

Held at home, a small gathering of friends with plenty of cake and coffee plus donations, £97.00, not bad I thought. Still held at home it is an annual event on m…

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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.

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Fred Soper

Being a volunteer for Cerebral Palsy Cymru means I can give something back to my community. I was a customer at Crwys road and liked the atmosphere that the manager created. The volunteers are happy and the manager is kind-hearted and good with everyone so when I got the opportunity to volunteer my …

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