Involving Volunteers With Additional Support Needs
Volunteering

Involving Volunteers With Additional Support Needs

The voluntary sector is committed to combating discrimination and offering innovative ways for people to develop skills and experiences which supports and empowers them to be active citizens.

Involving Volunteers With Additional Support Needs
Safeguarding and Good Management Practices
Good Governance

Safeguarding and Good Management Practices

The welfare of children and adults must be the paramount consideration of any voluntary organisation whose work brings it into contact with vulnerable groups.

Safeguarding and Good Management Practices
Employing Staff for the First Time
Good Governance

Employing Staff for the First Time

This information sheet provides a basic introduction to employing people for the first time and covers the key elements that organisations need to have in place.

Employing Staff for the First Time
Basic Bookkeeping
Sustainable Funding

Basic Bookkeeping

All organisations must keep records of their financial transactions and these records may be open to scrutiny by the Charity Commission (where the organisation is a registered charity) and/or HMRC.

Basic Bookkeeping
Supervision Policy and Procedure
Good Governance

Supervision Policy and Procedure

This example is intended for guidance purposes and should be adapted to suit your particular organisation.

Supervision Policy and Procedure
Volunteers and Welfare Benefits
Volunteering

Volunteers and Welfare Benefits

This guidance aims to give an overview of what you may need to know and provides answers to some of the questions that organisations and volunteers may have.

Volunteers and Welfare Benefits
Understanding Mental Health and Volunteering
Volunteering

Understanding Mental Health and Volunteering

This fact sheet has been designed to give you information on how to support volunteers experiencing mental health difficulties.

Understanding Mental Health and Volunteering
Volunteer Expenses
Volunteering

Volunteer Expenses

The reimbursement of expenses is an equal opportunities issue.

Volunteer Expenses
Disclosure and Barring Services
Good Governance

Disclosure and Barring Services

Many organisations working with children, young people and adults at risk require their staff and volunteers to undergo criminal records Disclosure and Barring (DBS) checks.

Disclosure and Barring Services
The Economic Value of Volunteers
Volunteering

The Economic Value of Volunteers

Volunteers make a significant contribution, in unpaid hours, to the economy of Wales.

The Economic Value of Volunteers
Volunteer Drivers
Volunteering

Volunteer Drivers

Most of the information in this document relates to ‘volunteer drivers’, i.e. volunteers whose volunteering activity is in the role of a driver.

Volunteer Drivers
Promoting Welsh Language Through Volunteering
Volunteering

Promoting Welsh Language Through Volunteering

In Wales, the Welsh Language has official status which means it should be treated no less favourably than the English Language.

Promoting Welsh Language Through Volunteering