More people volunteering is key to wellbeing, for individuals, communities, and for Wales as a nation. Third Sector Support Wales aims to help more people get involved in volunteering and to help volunteer-involving organisations to recruit and support their volunteers.

In this section you will find guidance to help develop your volunteer strategy, policies specific to volunteers and resources to support volunteer engagement.

If you are an organisation looking to build your volunteer base or an organisation wanting to improve the way you manage volunteers, these resources are here to help you

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Equality and Diversity monitoring for Volunteers
Volunteering

Equality and Diversity monitoring for Volunteers

Equality and diversity monitoring involves collecting sensitive data about volunteers’ backgrounds. It must be recorded, stored, used and updated in accordance with requirements set out in the Data Protection Act.

Equality and Diversity monitoring for Volunteers
What do Volunteer Centres do in Wales
Volunteering

What do Volunteer Centres do in Wales

This information sheet outlines the role of the Volunteer Centres in Wales and how you can get in touch with them.

What do Volunteer Centres do in Wales
The Language of Volunteering Terms Explained
Volunteering

The Language of Volunteering Terms Explained

The language that we use about volunteering can be confusing. Sometimes different terms are used interchangeably. Some terms have a very specific meaning, for example in the context of legislation. This is an attempt to explain some terms which are relevant to volunteering. They are listed in alphabetical order.

The Language of Volunteering Terms Explained

Resources by pillar

Group producing documents

Good Governance

Helping you to lead and manage your organisation

Good Governance
Hand to support growing plant

Sustainable Funding

Creating a thriving and sustainable third sector

Sustainable Funding
Group of people engaging through joining hands

Engagement and Influencing

Influencing decision makers to effect change

Engagement and Influencing