WCVA works closely with volunteer centres and with organisations involving volunteers, to raise the profile of volunteering and improve volunteers' experience. We work with Welsh Government and other public bodies to maximise the potential of volunteering in Wales.
Together WCVA, County Voluntary Councils and
provide an integrated programme of volunteering support that aims
to help more people get involved in volunteering (to benefit their
community and for their own personal development), and to help
volunteer-involving organisations to recruit and support their
We want to see...
• More people and communities benefit from volunteering
• Organisations better able to recruit, support and involve
• Raised profile of and recognition for volunteering
• Better advocacy and strategic leadership for volunteering
We do this by:
Providing information and advice through information sheets, articles, and a Helpdesk advice
Supporting volunteer recruitment and placement- through the http://www.volunteering-wales.net/
website and working with volunteers centres in each
Providing training and support for volunteer managers - through the
development of accredited
training for volunteer managers, the courses for communities
programme and various resources.
Improving the quality of volunteer management through best practice
advice and Investing in
Raising the profile of volunteers, through Volunteers Week, the Volunteer of
the Year Awards, Millennium
Volunteers and media work.
Administering volunteering grant scheme:Volunteering
We work in close partnership with CVC's and Volunteer Centres
to make Wales an even stronger 'volunteering nation'.