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:  

Infosheets:

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

Work Experience vs Volunteering – Infosheet

Placement or Volunteering – Infosheet

Toolkits: 

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 

Taflenni gwybodaeth:

First Steps to volunteering – Infosheet in Welsh

Is it volunteering? – Infosheet in Welsh

Recognition and Rewarding Volunteers – Infosheet in Welsh

Undertaking Volunteer Risk Assessments – Infosheet Welsh

Top tips for developing Welsh Language volunteering opportunities – Infosheet in Welsh

Policies and Procedures Checklist for Volunteer involving orgs – Infosheet in Welsh

Measuring the impact of volunteering – Infosheet in Welsh

Volunteer for a Career – Infosheet in Welsh

Volunteering Safely – For Organisations – Infosheet in Welsh

Volunteering Safety – For individuals – Infosheet in Welsh

All you need to know about volunteer expenses – Infosheet in Welsh

Developing Flexible Volunteering Opportunities – Infosheet in Welsh

Placement or Volunteering – Infosheet in Welsh

Work Experience vs Volunteering – Infosheet in Welsh

Pecynnau cymorth:

Diversifying your Volunteers Toolkit – WGVS – Welsh 2021

Individual Action to Community Action Toolkit – WGVS – Welsh 2021

Friends of park & allotment groups Toolkit – WGVS – Welsh 2021

Volunteer Co-ordinator Guide Toolkit – WGVS – Welsh 2021

Volunteering in Primary Care GP Practices – WGVS – Welsh 2021


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