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 julia_manser@scvs.org.uk 01792 544039

Volunteering Code of Practice July 2016 IMAGEPlease click here to find out about joining Swansea Volunteering Forum, a forum that aids volunteer managers develop best practice.

New from July 2016 - Click here to download the new Code of Practice for Involving Volunteers as a printable Pdf.

Listed here are information sheets to aid development of best practice in recruiting & supporting volunteers (English and Welsh are available).


Thinking about volunteering 

Meddwl am wirfoddoli         


Developing a volunteer strategy 

Datblygu strategaeth gwirfoddolwyr


Creating a volunteering policy 

Creu polisi gwirfoddoli     


Recruiting, selecting and inducting volunteers 

Recriwtio, dethol a sefydlu gwirfoddolwyr   


Attracting Welsh speaking volunteers 

Denu gwirfoddolwyr sy'n siarad Cymraeg  


Equality and Diversity in volunteering 

Cydraddoldeb ac Amrywiaeth mewn gwirfoddoli     


Equality and Diversity Monitoring for Volunteers 

Monitro cydraddoldeb ac amrywiaeth i wirfoddolwyr     


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     


Safeguarding and good management practices 

Arferion Diogelu a Rheoli Da     


Disclosure Barring Services 

Gwasanaeth Datgelu a Gwahardd 


Volunteers and the law 

Gwirfoddolwyr a'r gyfraith   


Volunteers and welfare benefits 

Gwirfoddolwyr a budd-daliadau lles     


Volunteer expenses 

Treuliau gwirfoddolwyr    


Investing in volunteers 

Buddsoddi mewn gwirfoddolwyr   


Supporting harder to place volunteers 

Cefnogi gwirfoddolwyr anodd eu lleoli     


Involving young people as volunteers 

Cynnwys pobl ifanc fel gwirfoddolwyr     


Understanding mental health and volunteering 

Deall iechyd meddwl a gwirfoddol     


Volunteer Drivers 

Gyrwyr Gwirfoddol     


The economic value of volunteers 

Gwerth economaidd cyfraniad gwirfoddolwyr    


Employer supported volunteering 

Gwirfoddoli a chymorth cyflogwr     


What do Volunteer Centres do in Wales? 

Beth mae Canolfannau Gwirfoddoli yn ei wneud yng Nghymru?  


Managing volunteer exits 

Rheoli ymadawiadau gwirfoddolwyr     


Volunteers and Insurance 

Gwirfoddolwyr ac yswiriant     


Involving Volunteers from Overseas 

Cynnwys gwirfoddolwyr o dramor     


The language of volunteering - terms explained 

Iaith gwirfoddoli - termau cyffredin     


Managing concerns relating to volunteers 

Rheoli pryderon yn ymwneud â gwirfoddolwyr     


Promoting Welsh language through volunteering - English 

Hyrwyddo’r Gymraeg drwy Wirfoddoli


Welcoming volunteers who are asylum seekers or refugees

Croesawu gwirfoddolwyr sy’n geiswyr lloches neu’n ffoaduriaid       


Carers and volunteering

Gofalwyr a gwirfoddoli


In addition to the above information sheets which have been produced as part of the Wales-wide infrastructure, SCVS have produced the two additional sheets below:

SCVS Involving disabled volunteers

SCVS Involving young people as volunteers Good Practice Guide