Engaging with others who have a similar role can help us to maintain vision and motivation, to keep well informed and to think ahead. Here are some options to consider:
Volunteering Wales Network (VWN)
This network of practitioners and managers of volunteer programmes
is intended for those who are actively involved in managing
volunteer programmes. It aims to be the co-ordinated voice of
volunteering in Wales, to influence policy makers at national and
local level and to promote good practice within organisations that
work with volunteers.
You can download the Terms of
Reference and read articles on
issues that have been discussed by the Network.
The Volunteering Wales Network has drawn up a list of agenda
priorities and these will determine the substantive items
of meetings in the near future.
We aim for our meetings to be participative and expect members to
come prepared to contribute to, or sometimes to facilitate, our
If you would like to join the Network, you can download and
complete a registration form here or contact Fiona Liddell for more
information firstname.lastname@example.org 029 2043 1730
Volunteering Wales Youth Network (VWYN)
Similar to the Volunteering Wales Network, the VWYN
brings together those who are particularly interested in the
development of youth volunteering in Wales. You can download the terms of reference.
To find out more contact Felicitie Walls email@example.com 029 2043
Join your local Volunteer Managers' Forum
There may be a local forum for volunteer managers and
co-ordinators. Contact your local volunteer centre to find out