SCVS has a Volunteering Services Team who can help you to develop policy, procedure and paperwork around volunteer management. We can also help with your volunteer recruitment by registering your opportunities with our Volunteer Centre and adding them to the Wales-wide Volunteering Wales website.

For further assistance contact [email protected] 01792 544039

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 - Click here to download the new Code of Practice for Involving Volunteers as a printable Pdf.

West Glamorgan Volunteering Support (WGVS) is a multi-agency project creating shared resources to develop the knowledge, management and coordination of volunteers and volunteer involving organisations across the Swansea and Neath Port Talbot areas.

Here are some of the resources developed by the WGVS:  


All you need to know about volunteer expenses – Infosheet

Developing Flexible Volunteering Opportunities – Infosheet

First Steps to volunteering – Infosheet

Is it volunteering? – Infosheet

Measuring the impact of volunteering – Infosheet

Policies and Procedures Checklist for Volunteer involving organisations – Infosheet

Recognition and Rewarding Volunteers – Infosheet

Top tips for developing Welsh Language volunteering opportunities – Infosheet

Undertaking Volunteer Risk Assessments – Infosheet

Volunteer for a Career – Infosheet

Volunteering Safely – For Organisations – Infosheet

Volunteering Safety – For Individuals – Infosheet


Diversifying your Volunteers Toolkit – WGVS

Friends of park & allotment groups Toolkit – WGVS

Individual Action to Community Action Toolkit – WGVS

Volunteer Co-ordinator Guide Toolkit – WGVS

Volunteering in Primary Care GP Practices Toolkit – WGVS

Green Recovery Toolkit – WGVS 

Further resources can be found on the Third Sector Support Wales (TSSW) knowledge hub (registration & log in required) including:

Thinking about volunteering 

Meddwl am wirfoddoli         

Developing a volunteer strategy 

Datblygu strategaeth gwirfoddolwyr

Creating a volunteering policy 

Creu polisi gwirfoddoli     

How to ensure volunteer satisfaction 

Sut i sicrhau bodlonrwydd gwirfoddolwyr  

Keeping volunteers safe 

Cadw gwirfoddolwyr yn ddiogel     

Risk Assessment - volunteers based at home 

Asesiadau risg - gwirfoddolwyr sy’n gweithio o’u cartrefi     

Involving young people as volunteers 

Cynnwys pobl ifanc fel gwirfoddolwyr       

Employer supported volunteering 

Gwirfoddoli a chymorth cyflogwr     

Managing volunteer exits 

Rheoli ymadawiadau gwirfoddolwyr     

Volunteers and Insurance 

Gwirfoddolwyr ac yswiriant     

Managing concerns relating to volunteers 

Rheoli pryderon yn ymwneud â gwirfoddolwyr