Take a look at the six Volunteering Spirit Wales case studies to find out more about the pilot project events that took place and what has been learnt from them.
Across the course of the Volunteering Spirit Wales project, 6
project pilot events took place, in which WCVA worked with Partners
looking to improve the involvement of volunteers in relation to
certain themes and aims.
Case studies have been created based
on each of the six pilot projects. Together, these are the
culmination of the learning from our project.
The pilot projects were:
Wales' Inclusive Futures
Regional Sports Camp held in January 2016 was a
celebratory event for 120 young people who had taken part in a peer
support and mentoring project called 'Roaring With Pride'
A large number of volunteers are involved in making the
Eisteddfod a success during the three years of
preparation. These volunteers carry out a range of planning roles
as members of one or more of the Urdd pwyllgorau (committees).
Run4Wales delivers high profile elite
and mass participation sporting events in Wales, such as the
Cardiff Half Marathon and Velothon Wales. The IAAF/Cardiff
University Half Marathon World Championships was held
in March 2016.
National Museum Wales partnered with the Volunteering Spirit
Wales (VSW) project as part of their Food
Festival at St Fagans National Museum of History in
Partneriaeth Awyr Agored (The Outdoor
Partnership, TOP) is a charity whose aim is to widen access to
outdoor recreation in North West Wales. The festival in 2016
partnered with Volunteering Spirit Wales (VSW). The pilot project
focussed on two elements of volunteer management for the
- Recruitment and diversity, in
particular the recruitment of disabled volunteers, women and young
- Management of and communication with
The Mental Health
Arts Festival (MHAF) took place in venues across Wales
during October and November 2016. Volunteering during the
event was delivered by Voluntary Arts Wales (VAW), whose aim is to
increase access to creative activities.
The case studies are available for download on the right hand
side of this page.
Other downloads relating to the Case
Disability Sport Wales:
Scorecard - Easy read
Mental Health Arts Festival:
Volunteer Role Profile