Gwahoddiad i ymuno â Bwrdd Ymddiriedolwyr Cyfnewid UNA


Ydych chi’n teimlo’n angerddol dros ganlyniadau buddiol gwirfoddoli rhyngwladol?

Ydych chi eisiau cefnogi nodau llesiant Cenedlaethau’r Dyfodol gartref a nodau datblygu cynaliadwy’r Cenhedloedd Unedig ar draws y byd?

A fedrwch chi rannu 8 diwrnod y flwyddyn o’ch amser i gefnogi twf sefydliad dielw uchelgeisiol?

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Invitation to join the UNA Exchange Board of Trustees


Are you passionate about the beneficial outcomes of international volunteering?
Ydych chi’n teimlo’n angerddol dros ganlyniadau buddiol gwirfoddoli rhyngwladol?

Do you want to support Future Generations well-being goals at home and UN sustainable development goals worldwide?
Ydych chi eisiau cefnogi nodau llesiant Cenedlaethau’r Dyfodol gartref a nodau datblygu cynaliadwy’r Cenhedloedd Unedig ar draws y byd?

Can you share 8 days per year of your time to support growth of an ambitious not-for-profit organisation?
A fedrwch chi rannu 8 diwrnod y flwyddyn o’ch amser i gefnogi twf sefydliad dielw uchelgeisiol?

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EVS life: First weeks in Dresden

A month ago I started my EVS. Well, technically it began many moons past when I was looking for a project, a sending organisation and general volunteer inspiration, but on 5 January 2018 bright-eyed—or wearied-eyed I should say since my plane from the UK departed at an eye-wateringly early hour—and bushy-tailed, I landed in Berlin-Schöenfeld airport. I had only previously been to Germany for a short holiday but nevertheless was looking forward to the prospect of improving my fragmented school-day German, stuffing myself with Kartoffeln, Wurst und Bier, and learning more about the country that was to be my new home.

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EVS life: Dublin on a budget

Volunteering abroad for a year comes with a lot of travelling around and that travelling needs to be done on a budget. Here are some things I have learned, but also the story of how we went to Dublin while being broke after Christmas and quite successfully managed to travel as a group of six.

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Cook up a treat with the UNA Cookbook

Home from a life-changing volunteering abroad experience and keen to share with friends and family all you’ve seen and learned? Or looking forward to your own overseas volunteering adventure? How about sharing some edible culture? Cook up an international treat with the UNA Exchange Cookbook.

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Join an animal welfare programme in Kathmundu, Nepal this Spring


Do you have plans yet for March 2018? Want to go somewhere new and try something different? How about two weeks volunteering in Kathmandu, Nepal with the Community Dog Welfare Kopan? Whether you are a seasoned traveller or looking for your first overseas volunteering opportunity, this programme – a partnership between UNA Exchange and Volunteer Initiative Nepal – offers a fabulous opportunity to meet new people, immerse yourself in another culture, support the work of a not-for-profit organisation, develop yourself and CV and, perhaps best of all, care for a canine community.

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Volunteer stories: Cardiff University group volunteering in Yamagata, Japan

Each year UNA Exchange works with partner organisations to facilitate group volunteering opportunities for teams of young people from Wales. This includes several projects specially designed for Cardiff University students, who last year participated in community development projects in Japan and Vietnam. Amongst those visiting Yamagata on Japan’s Honshu Island was Francesca, who made a wonderful video of her international volunteering experience.

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Happy holidays from the UNA Exchange team

At UNA Exchange we have had a super busy year in 2017, working with volunteers and partner organisations from across the world. From the team in Cardiff we wish everyone happy holidays. See you in 2018 for more exciting international volunteering opportunities!

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