Organisation support - recruiting and managing volunteers

Register your volunteering opportunity/vacancy with us!

CVSC Volunteering can help your organisation recruit volunteers. Currently over 200 voluntary organisations have registered their volunteering opportunities with us, so that we can support them in recruiting suitable volunteers.

How does is work? If you register your volunteering opportunity with us we can;

Promote your volunteer vacancy during tailored, one-to-one appointments that we deliver for potential volunteers searching for a suitable placement

Advertise your opportunity on the Volunteering Wales website (

Advertise your opportunity in our weekly local newspaper column

Display information about your opportunity

Part of our role is to make sure your organisation has the appropriate policies and procedures in place to safeguard both your organisation and the volunteer. Have a look through the information sheets below or contact us for more info This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Information Sheets for Organisations:

4.1 Thinking about volunteering

4.2 Developing a volunteer policy

4.3 Creating a Volunteering Policy

4.4 Recruiting, selecting and inducting volunteers

4.5 Attracting Welsh Speaking Volunteers

4.6 Equality and Diversity in Volunteering

4.6.1 Equality and Diversity monitoring for volunteers

4.7 How to ensure volunteer satisfaction

4.8 Keeping volunteers safe

4.8.1 Risk assessment – volunteers based at home

4.9 Safeguarding and Good Management practices

4.10 Disclosure Barring Services

4.11 Volunteers and the law

4.12 Volunteers and Welfare Benefits

4.13 Volunteer Expenses

4.14 Investing in Volunteers

4.15 Supporting harder to place volunteers

4.16 Involving young people as volunteers

4.17 Understanding mental health and volunteering

4.18 Volunteer Drivers

4.19 The economic value of Volunteers

4.20 Employer Supported Volunteering

4.21 What do Volunteer Centres do in Wales?

4.22 Managing volunteer exits

4.23 Volunteers and insurance

4.24 Involving Volunteers from overseas

4.25 The Language of Volunteering

4.26 Managing concerns relating to Volunteers

4.27 Promoting Welsh Language through Volunteering

4.28 Welcoming Volunteers who are Asylum Seekers or refugees

4.29 Carers and volunteering

4.30 Supporting Volunteers who have Additional Learning Needs 

The model policies below highlight best practice in working with volunteers. You can adapt them for your own organisation and purpose.

Click here to access them from the WCVA website. They include;

  • Model volunteering policy
  • Volunteer agreement
  • Model complaints policy
  • Model expenses policy
  • Model role description
  • Model supervision guidelines
  • Guidelines on safety for home visits
  • Model recruitment of ex-offenders policy
  • Model policy on Safeguarding
  • Example risk assessment form
  • Developing a volunteer strategy in summary

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