SMVB – South Montgomeryshire Volunteer Bureau – Powys Befrienders
Powys Befrienders is a scheme we run to help members of our community to feel less isolated and to retain their independence.
This can be especially beneficial for those who have suffered an illness, mental distress, loneliness, disability or bereavement.
SMVB – South Montgomeryshire Volunteer Bureau – Community Car Scheme
Community Car Scheme*
This friendly, door-to-door service is available to members of our community who are unable to arrange other forms of transport when they need to attend medical appointments or social events, or need to pick up shopping or prescriptions.
SMVB – South Montgomeryshire Volunteer Bureau – Helping Hands
This service is available to vulnerable members of our community who need help with odd jobs around the home.
This could be for things such as gardening, running errands, looking after pets or basic DIY.
SMVB – South Montgomeryshire Volunteer Bureau – Volunteers
We are the main organisation for volunteering in the South Montgomeryshire area.
As well as providing information on volunteering and volunteering opportunites, we also operate an induction process and on-going support for volunteers.
SMVB – South Montgomeryshire Volunteer Bureau – Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels*
Available on Wednesdays and Fridays, this service is provided, in conjunction with Powys Social Services, to deliver hot meals to elderly community members.
*referral from Powys Social Services needed
OrganisationsWe specialise in recruiting volunteers and arranging placements within organisations based on their needs and interests.
We also help organisations to support volunteers and commit to good working practices.