Being part of the project is easy and rewarding.

What’s on

Volunteer Opportunities

There are plenty of opportunities to volunteer with our project – from getting hands-on with archaeological digs, becoming an ambassador for the Hidden Hillfort or co-delivering outreach sessions – there is something for everyone.  Volunteering is an incredible way to develop skills, contribute to your community and meet new people. We believe in working co-productively meaning that we work with people to develop opportunities based on their needs, interests and skills: this means that volunteering with us can be really bespoke.

Please contact the team ( ) to discuss opportunities and/or browse some of the current volunteer opportunities below.

Current opportunities

Please contact the team ( ) to discuss the below opportunities

// Gardening & vegetation clearance volunteer // ongoing

// Education assistant // ongoing [DBS & application required]

// Community Ambassador // ongoing  

// Archaeology volunteer // June & July 2020

Corporate and Group Volunteering

Volunteering with us is a great chance to get to know the history, archaeology and communities of Caerau and Ely whilst positively contributing to community regeneration.  We can offer bespoke volunteering packages to organisations, such as pathway maintenance, conservation management and archaeological discovery.  Please get in touch with the team if your organisation is interested in volunteering.

Love Our Hillfort

The ‘Love Our Hillfort’ community group is comprised of volunteers who want to positively engage with, conserve and improve the experience, appreciation and understanding of Caerau Hillfort and its broader environs. Through community campaigns targeting local issues and the creation of a safe, accessible heritage trail network, the group are proactive and responsive to community need. To get involved please email:


CAER Heritage is a collaboration between ACE, Cardiff University, local schools, residents and many others. Its aim is to explore the history and archaeology of Caerau Hillfort and the surrounding area, helping to connect wider communities with their heritage and develop educational and new-life opportunities.


ACE – Action in Caerau and Ely
Our Place: Dusty Forge
460 Cowbridge Road West

02920 00 31 32

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