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Welcome to the WCVA volunteering pages!

Volunteers are the lifeblood of voluntary and community organisations in Wales.  If you work with volunteers, then we are here to support you.

The latest news stories include updates on new resources and WCVA activities on volunteering, as well as a selection volunteering stories from organisations across Wales and beyond.

Our series of over 20 information sheets cover a range of topics including volunteer expenses, safety and risk assessment, how to work with young people, individuals with mental health problems and volunteers who are hard to place. Our latest information sheets are Managing concerns relating to volunteers and Promoting Welsh Language through volunteering

There is also a suite of model policies and templates that you can download and adapt for your own use. 

You will find articles on aspects of volunteer management on our 'Good practice' pages and many of the resources also support good practice in volunteer management.

There are pages for specifc projects and programmes, past and present, including Investing in VolunteersVolunteering Spirit Wales and the Big Wales Volunteering project.

Check out our networks and forums to find out about the Volunteering Wales Network, which is open to all who have a strategic interest in developing volunteering in Wales. Articles on 'Hot topics' cover a range of topical issues relating  volunteering policy and practice.

To advertise volunteering opportunities within your organisation, visit

For information on trustees, visit the Trustee section of our website.