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April 2018

13th April 2018Uploaded: RM, 13th April 2018

Calling young people in Wales that are passionate about the planet!

Calling young people in Wales that are passionate about the planet! Improve your own personal and professional skills whilst helping to protect habitats and wildlife for the benefit of current and future generations. A new toolkit ...

January 2018

4th January 2018Uploaded: NN, 4th January 2018

Opportunities to improve youth volunteering in Wales

Funding is available for two pieces of commissioned work to improve youth volunteering for young people in Wales. Insight gathered from recent consultations with young people across Wales and other key stakeholders has ...

October 2017

13th October 2017Uploaded: NN, 13th October 2017

Millennium Volunteer Award Update

Young people aged 14 - 25 years can still receive certificates to recognise 50,100 and 200 hours of volunteering. Young people can find thousands of volunteering opportunities at www.volunteeringwales.net and by talking to Youth ...

6th October 2017Uploaded: NN, 6th October 2017

Join our Volunteering Wales Project Board

Passionate about the voluntary sector in Wales? Looking to make a real difference? Join the Volunteering Wales Project Board today! This board is responsible for making decisions about how £1.3million of Welsh Government ...

August 2017

3rd August 2017Uploaded: RM, 3rd August 2017

Two new trustee toolkits to help get young people on boards!

 We are excited to share with you two new resources that have been produced to support young people to get involved in governance. 1. A Toolkit for Young Trustees to help young people that want to become trustees to find out what a ...

February 2017

14th February 2017Uploaded: CG, 13th February 2017

#LoveVolunteering

We #lovevolunteering and you #lovevolunteering!    Read the full article here.

13th February 2017Uploaded: CG, 10th February 2017

Youth Volunteering and Branding Report - Phase One

We have recently run a consultation with young people about the Volunteering Wales youth brand, the full report can be accessed here.    

October 2016

4th October 2016Uploaded: CG, 4th October 2016

Volunteering Grants Roadshow across Wales

Please follow the link to view the presentation that is being delivered as part of our Volunteering Grants Roadshow across Wales from now until mid October.  

September 2016

30th September 2016Uploaded: , 23rd September 2016

Volunteering Wales Grants

The aim of the scheme is to: • Support formal volunteering projects that aim to recruit, support, train and place new volunteers • Support volunteering projects working towards meeting the Volunteering Wales Grants ...

27th September 2016Uploaded: CG, 27th September 2016

Welcome! Felicitie Walls....

Hi, I'm Flik, the new Volunteering Grants and Youth Development Manager at WCVA in Cardiff Bay. That means I'll be working on the new Volunteering Wales grants and reviewing and developing youth volunteering in Wales. I've been a ...

May 2016

11th May 2016Uploaded: Mrs Beverley Boulton, 26th April 2016

Rail Life Rail Ambassadors Make a Difference in their Community

Bev Boulton, Youth Volunteering Officer at GAVO Caerphilly Volunteering Centre has been working closely with the British Transport Police, Network Rail and the WCVA in developing new opportunities for young people within the ...

July 2015

24th July 2015Uploaded: Oxjam, 24th July 2015

Oxjam Cardiff Takeover 2015

OXJAM IS COMING.. Oxjam Cardiff Takeover 2015 needs volunteers Music lovers out there get involved in Oxjam Cardiff Takeover - free festival tickets for all volunteers. Oxjam is a great opportunity for budding musicians/ event ...

June 2015

11th June 2015Uploaded: Gerry Frobisher MBE (Denbighshire), 11th June 2015

Celebration of Youth Volunteering RUTHIN 1st June 2015

April 2015

30th April 2015Uploaded: Giselle Mansfield (Newport), 30th April 2015

Amazing Millennium Volunteer Emily

Congratulations to an amazing and inspirational Millennium Volunteer Emily. Today Emily received her Gwirvol Recognition Certificates for 50, 100 and 200 hours of volunteering. Thanks also to the Cancer Research shop where Emily ...

30th April 2015Uploaded: Giselle Mansfield (Newport), 30th April 2015

Employment as a direct result of volunteering

Congratulations to another Millennium Volunteer, Doriana, who volunteered as an admin assistant at the Gaer Community Centre in Newport. She sucessfully secured a new job employed as the Youth Worker Administrator for the ...

March 2015

18th March 2015Uploaded: Brandon Gregory, 18th March 2015

Cancer Research Wales are looking for volunteers

Cancer Research Wales have recently opened a beautiful new shop in Queens Arcade and are looking for volunteers! The hours are flexible and not only is this a chance to work in a fashion enviornment with great people but also a chance to gain ...

13th March 2015Uploaded: Brandon Gregory, 13th March 2015

Welsh Rugby Union - Looking for club volunteers!

The Welsh Rugby Union have just put up this fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in sport!   There are lots of different opportunities and roles to volunteer within your local club. These roles will range ...

5th March 2015Uploaded: DH, 5th March 2015

Lisa Helps Young Volunteers Get Recognition

After getting recognised for her many hours of volunteering, Lisa Oliver has been inspired to do the same for her own young volunteers by setting up a Millennium Volunteers (MV) programme. Lisa, GoIT Volunteer Network Coordinator at ...

January 2015

30th January 2015Uploaded: Brandon Gregory, 30th January 2015

Challenge Wales sail training charity – Youth Panel members required.

Volunteers aged 16– 24 years are required as members of the newly-formed Challenge Wales Youth Panel.  You will take a lead role in raising awareness of Challenge Wales and help to shape Challenge Wales’ work with young ...

30th January 2015Uploaded: Brandon Gregory, 30th January 2015

Work Experience Placement with NoFit State Circus

At NoFit State Circus we are offering a limited number of placements within our company. This is a unique opportunity to gain much sought-after work experience in the arts and give you a valuable insight into working within a top ...

28th January 2015Uploaded: CWVYS , 28th January 2015

CWVYS New website

CWVYS has recently launched a new and improved website, it includes all news about us and our organisations. www.cwvys.org.uk You can also find us on Twitter @CWVYS and like our facebook page on www.facebook.com/CWVYS ...

November 2014

17th November 2014Uploaded: Gerry Frobisher MBE (Denbighshire), 17th November 2014

3,000th Millennium Volunteer in Denbighshire

4th November 2014Uploaded: Oxfam Online, 4th November 2014

Volunteering Opportunities with Oxfam Online

Oxfam Online Shop is based in Heath, Cardiff - we are looking for volunteers to help sort, process and list items into our Online Shop (www.oxfam.org.uk/shop)  If you have any special interests in clothing eg vintage ...

October 2014

14th October 2014Uploaded: Nia Davies, 14th October 2014

Exciting opportunity for a Young Ambassador!

Job Description for MV50 Sport Advocate Description Millennium Volunteers is an award programme for young people aged 14-25 in Wales who volunteer up to 200 hours. Upon reaching 50, 100 or 200 hours of volunteering, a young person ...

September 2014

29th September 2014Uploaded: Nia Davies, 29th September 2014

"Without the volunteers, we couldn't do it" - MV50 Sport

“Without the volunteers, we couldn’t do it. We wouldn’t be where we are today”. Paul Hooson, Chairman of the Brickfield Rangers Brickfield Rangers FC The Brickfield Rangers FC is an MV50 Sport ...

18th September 2014Uploaded: Sian Sweet (Blaenau Gwent), 18th September 2014

Cash4U Grant now available

Please click on the attached for our Septmaber Cash4U application form...the deadline says 22nd September but this can be extended a little due to the short notice so if you are an organisation that has volunteers aged between 14 & ...

18th September 2014Uploaded: Clare Jones (Monmouthshire), 18th September 2014

Cash4U Grant September round open

Please find attached our September Cash4U application - the deadline says Sept 22nd but this can be extended a little due to the short notice...so if you are an organisation with volunteers aged between 14 and 25yrs or you are a volunteer of ...

June 2014

9th June 2014Uploaded: Miss Karen Timbrell, 9th June 2014

Newtown Whitestars JFC

Jack Morris and Ffion Barnett have received their 100hrs volunteering certificates for volunteering with Newtown Whitestars JFC (boys and Girls section) Newtown Whitestars JFC are always looking for young people between the ages of ...

May 2014

12th May 2014Uploaded: Gwenllian Glyn Dafydd (Gwynedd), 12th May 2014

Grant Dan Arweiniad Pobl Ifanc / Youth Led Grant 14-15

April 2014

10th April 2014Uploaded: WCVA (Wales Council for Voluntary Action), 10th April 2014

Wales Volunteer of the Year 2014 – deadline extended!

Yes, we’re giving you an extra few days to get your nomination in for Wales Volunteer of the Year 2014. Forget this Friday – the new deadline is now 5pm on Thursday, April 17 2014 – so you can get your nomination in before you ...

7th April 2014Uploaded: BAD Bikes, 7th April 2014

Thank You!

As we're writing our Gwirvol report for the work our volunteers have done over the last 18 months, we have counted the combined hours of everyone involved and we would like to thank our 32 registered volunteers for contributing an ...

2nd April 2014Uploaded: WCVA (Wales Council for Voluntary Action), 2nd April 2014

You’ve only a few days left to nominate in Wales Volunteer of the Year

Young volunteers across Wales are helping their communities and each other in all sorts of remarkable ways. And we want to hear about some of these incredible young people. If you know a young volunteer deserving of a moment in the ...

March 2014

14th March 2014Uploaded: Christian Cook (Vale of Glamorgan), 14th March 2014

Vale Volunteer Bureau - MV Awards and Recognition Event

Dish out Dosh, in partnership with Vale Volunteer Bureau, will be hosting the Dish out Dosh Awards Evening, Wednesday 26th March from 6pm to 9pm.   The event will be held at the Glamorgan Suite, Barry Memorial Hall, ...

February 2014

20th February 2014Uploaded: Sports Leaders UK, 20th February 2014

Sports Leaders Uk review of 2013 in Wales

Rob Guy from Sports Leaders UK takes a look at an amazing year for sports leadership in Wales, and what to look forward to in 2014. As we look ahead to the 2014 Commonwealth Games, 2013 has been another vintage year for Sport in Wales with; two ...

December 2013

13th December 2013Uploaded: Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust, 13th December 2013

Archaeology project in full swing

Blaenau Gwent Youth Heritage Project is now in full swing. We have nearly finished our first site and will be starting on the next one in the new year. Some of our volunteers are more than half way to their first Millennium Volunteer award ...

10th December 2013Uploaded: DofE Wales Taking the Lead, 10th December 2013

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Participants Lead the Way

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) participants from across Wales have recently been taking part in leadership training to help them to become the next generation of DofE Volunteer Leaders in their local communities thanks to Welsh ...

2nd December 2013Uploaded: LD, 2nd December 2013

Job Centre Plus Youth Advisory Panel opportunities

GwirVol and Job Centre Plus are looking for enthusiastic, passionate young people to join our Youth Advisory Panel. GwirVol has teamed up with Job Centre Plus (JCP) for an exciting new project involving young people looking at the ...

November 2013

12th November 2013Uploaded: PP, 12th November 2013

Grow Wild funding opportunity

Are you a community group? Does somewhere near to where you live need brightening up? Would £500 – £5,000 help you make it accessible to the wider community, highly visible and inspiring? If so, please visit ...

12th November 2013Uploaded: Mr Nigel Cram, 11th November 2013

The Brave Project opens it’s HeArt to Bethan Jenkins AM

Bethan Jenkins AM recently paid a visit to Calan DVS’ offices to see the artwork created by young people that have been supported by the BRAVE Project. BRAVE (Building Resilience for Abuse, Violence and Exploitation) provide ...

11th November 2013Uploaded: Mr Nigel Cram, 11th November 2013

Four projects receive grant from NPT Youth Fund

The panel members of NPT Youth Fund have been busy looking through a number of applications for the latest round of applications. A total of £1284.72 has been awarded to four applications. 1st Neath Group Beavers were awarded ...

6th November 2013Uploaded: Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust, 11th November 2013

Archaeology project in Blaenau Gwent off to a great start

Five Millennium Volunteers attended training at Bedwellty House, Tredegar. After induction they tried their hand at plane table surveying and using a dumpy level. They all did brilliantly. We are now hoping that the weather cheers up as ...

5th November 2013Uploaded: Giselle Mansfield (Newport), 5th November 2013

Millennium Volunteers

Some photos of two of our Millennium Volunteers, who volunteered at The Maindee Festival in Newport. They enjoyed themselves so much they have asked to be part of Maindee Festival is 2014.  

1st November 2013Uploaded: Ms Beverley Boulton, 7th November 2013

Cricketeering at the ICC Champions Trophy 2013

I was invited by the ICC and the ECB to apply to become a Cricketeer for the ICC Champions Trophy 2013, held during June 13 at Cardiff Wales Stadium (Swalec Stadium). 3000 people applied for 900 positions split between Cardiff, Edgbaston and ...

October 2013

31st October 2013Uploaded: LD, 31st October 2013

Recognition for volunteers working in brain injury

Headway Cardiff have recently received the news that they had achieved the prestigious Investing in Volunteers quality standard, in recognition of the excellent work they do with volunteers. Headway Cardiff provides vital support ...

31st October 2013Uploaded: WCVA (Wales Council for Voluntary Action), 31st October 2013

Celebrating and recognising the extraordinary achievements of people in Wales

First Minister Carwyn Jones announced in the Senedd on 27 February 2013 his intention to recognise and celebrate the exceptional achievements of people from all walks of life in Wales by instituting a national awards scheme – the St ...

29th October 2013Uploaded: GwirVol, 29th October 2013

Youth volunteering supported by GwirVol grants award

A leading Welsh youth volunteering project has announced its grants for 2013-14, supporting 29 projects which will help increase the number of young volunteers within their communities. The aim of the GwirVol Youth ...

14th October 2013Uploaded: Mr Sion Lanini, 14th October 2013

World at Play recruiting volunteers for Spring 2014 expedition!

World at Play is excited to announce our next overseas expedition to the Balkans will be happening in Spring 2014! We are looking for young people aged 18-25 from Wales to join us as volunteer sport and play instructors - are you ...

14th October 2013Uploaded: Mr Nigel Cram, 12th October 2013

Global Citizenship Training

The SAFE Foundation is an International development Charity based in Cardiff and funded by The BIG Lottery to deliver Peer 2 Peer Global Citizenship training to young people in the NEET category aged 16-25. This could also include young ...

11th October 2013Uploaded: Mr Mohamed Yusef, 11th October 2013

Have you ever considered being a volunteer?

If you are between 14-25 and you are interested in improving your skills, gaining valuble work experience in an area of interest to you and making yourself more employable by engaging in this project.  You will benefit from a range of ...

August 2013

13th August 2013Uploaded: Mr Nigel Cram, 13th August 2013

NPT Youth Fund applications

NPT Youth Fund is a panel run by young people, for young people, and has the power to award money from Gwirvol to projects in Neath Port Talbot. If you are aged between 14 and 25 and run a project which creates or supports opportunities for ...

June 2013

25th June 2013Uploaded: FG, 25th June 2013

Youth volunteer wins prestigious leadership award

Youth volunteer wins prestigious leadership award Stephen Sellers from Llanelli has been named a winner at the annual Leading Wales Awards, the prestigious pan-Wales awards that champion good leadership across Wales. This ...

May 2013

30th May 2013Uploaded: Ms Beverley Boulton, 30th May 2013

Volunteers Week update..

Volunteers Week is taking place this year during the 1st - 7th June. This week provides us with a chance to get out of our offices and take part in voluntary events or projects. This year I shall be spending my week volunteering at ...

29th May 2013Uploaded: FG, 29th May 2013

Jack Morris received his Millennium Volunteers Sports 50 hr certificate

 In April, Jack Morris received his Millennium Volunteers Sports 50 hour certificate for volunteering with Newtown Whitestars JFC, the junior section of Newtown AFC. Jack has already gained his 20, 50 & 100 ...

23rd May 2013Uploaded: Kat Luckock, 23rd May 2013

Sport volunteer opportunities in North Wales

Looking to volunteer at a Sports Event this summer? Then why not check out the Street Games Event Calendar which includes volunteering opportunities for sporting activities in North Wales. Volunteers are needed for the following ...

23rd May 2013Uploaded: Kat Luckock, 23rd May 2013

MV50 Global launched - recognition for volunteering abroad!

This month Millennium Volunteers launches a new Award MV50 Global. MV50 Global recognises 50 hours of volunteering done overseas, whilst recognizing the benefit this also has in Wales. The MV50 Global Award can also be used towards you ...

21st May 2013Uploaded: Mr Nigel Cram, 21st May 2013

NPT Youth Fund DEADLINE

The next NPT Youth Fund application deadline is fast approaching-Friday May 31st. If you are a young person aged 14-25 and you wish to receive a grant for your project to help young people volunteer then take a look at the information ...

20th May 2013Uploaded: LD, 20th May 2013

Youth on boards

"Youth On Boards" Are you aged between 18-25? Do you have ambition and the drive to succeed? Want to be part of a brand new project? We want to recruit 10 young volunteers aged 18-25, to take part in an exciting ...

17th May 2013Uploaded: Gerry Frobisher (Denbighshire), 17th May 2013

Celebrations of Youth Volunteering

There will be TWO presentation events during National Volunteers Week to celebrate youth volunteering in the North of Denbighshire... Prestatyn and Rhyl area. On Monday the 3rd of June 2013 at Ysgol Clawdd Offa Prestatyn starting at ...

16th May 2013Uploaded: LD, 16th May 2013

COMMUNITY PAYBACK PROJECT WINS NATIONAL WILDLIFE AWARD

A joint Wales Probation and Snowdonia Society project, for offenders sentenced to unpaid work, has won a prestigious national prize for its work on the Tŷ Hyll Honeybee Initiative. The unpaid work project at Tŷ Hyll woodland and ...

April 2013

24th April 2013Uploaded: Mirain Roberts (Gwynedd), 24th April 2013

Grant Dan Arweiniad Pobl Ifanc – Gwirvol 2013-14

The Gwirvol Youth Led Grants Scheme is aimed at young people aged 14 - 25, who have an idea or project that will benefit their local community. This could be a one-off project such as a group of young people organising a Christmas knees-up ...

12th April 2013Uploaded: Mr Nigel Cram, 12th April 2013

NPT Youth Fund 2013/2014

NPT Youth Fund appeared in the South Wales Evening Post last week to promote the panel and the work they do ...

12th April 2013Uploaded: Mr Nigel Cram, 12th April 2013

NPT Youth Fund applications

NPT Youth Fund, the youth led grants panel for Neath Port Talbot are offering grants of £50-£500 for young people aged 14-25 who volunteer or are looking to volunteer in their local community. The grant has to be used to develop ...

10th April 2013Uploaded: LD, 10th April 2013

There’s only two days left to nominate your Wales Volunteer of the Year!

Nominations close at 5pm, 12 April 2013 Volunteer of the Year aims to reward the dedicated individuals and voluntary groups that go the extra mile to improve their communities and the lives of those around them. It’s a chance to ...

March 2013

5th March 2013Uploaded: LD, 5th March 2013

Young Volunteer seeking employment? We want to hear from you!

Up and down the country many young people have no choice but to take the dreaded steps down to the bottom rung of unemployment. Often they then register with a Job Centre. For a young person to sign on it can be hell, for others it is the much ...

February 2013

13th February 2013Uploaded: Mr Nigel Cram, 13th February 2013

More money awarded by NPT Youth Fund

NPT Youth Fund have awarded their remaining money for 2012/13. Baglan Blazers have been awarded £250 to help young volunteers organise a basketball tournament for teams across Neath Port Talbot. Clarewood £168.57- a ...

January 2013

29th January 2013Uploaded: Sian Sweet (Blaenau Gwent), 29th January 2013

Be part of a Pilot Project & become a Youth Service Volunteer

There is a pilot project being set up for a small number of 14+ year olds to take part in, in Blaenau Gwent. If successful you will attend training Tuesday - Thursday of half term.  After this you will become youth service volunteers and ...

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8th January 2013Uploaded: Giselle Mansfield (Newport), 8th January 2013

Newport Volunteeer Centre

The Volunteer Centre in Newport has a new website http://newportvolunteercentre.webs.com/ You can also find us on Facebook - NEWPORT VOLUNTEER CENTRE Currently under construction so please bear with us.   ...

December 2012

17th December 2012Uploaded: Mrs Lucy Welch, 17th December 2012

Cadets raise money volunteering to sell poppies

Cadets and staff from 372 (Barry) Squadron have recently undertaken their annual poppy selling stint for the Royal British Legion. Cadets and staff manned stalls in Tesco, Barry over three weekends raising funds for the very ...

7th December 2012Uploaded: Nigel Cram, 7th January 2013

NPT Youth Volunteer Awards 2012

Inspirational young volunteers aged 11 to 25 from Neath Port Talbot have been rewarded for their tireless work in the community. A prize ceremony at the Aberavon Beach Hotel in Port Talbot, hosted by Kev Johns saw 10 awards handed out and ...

November 2012

21st November 2012Uploaded: Miss Jazmin Williams, 21st November 2012

Inspire Awards- NOMINATE NOW!

Inspire has been running for almost a year now and we're growing more and more over the months. We've seen so much in our short period of time as a project that we want to celebrate the inspirational people of Wales (and beyond!) young ...

9th November 2012Uploaded: Miss Jazmin Williams, 9th November 2012

My Help 100 Charities Challenge

  Hi guys! I've set myself a challenge and I've decided to tell you about it! I love helping charities. A hell of a lot. Ask anyone who knows me well. So, one bored and random night, whilst on my laptop, with charity ...

8th November 2012Uploaded: Mr Steve Sellers, 8th November 2012

GwirForce: The X Factor of Volunteering

  Volunteering: a word which means a lot to quite a few people, and yet means very little to some.  GwirForce is a Youth Led Panel which basically signposts and drives foward Youth Volunteering in Wales. We work a lot with ...

8th November 2012Uploaded: Mr Steve Sellers, 8th November 2012

The Cookie and the Volunteer

  I set out to write a blog on Volunteering. I didn’t really know where to start so I thought I would tell you about my life as a Volunteer.   People ask me all the time why do you volunteer? The simple answer is what ...

6th November 2012Uploaded: Miss Jazmin Williams, 5th November 2012

Inspire: That's What We'll Do

Hi, My name's Jazmin (though I much prefered being called Jazz!) and I love volunteering. I believe in young people having a voice and so therefore, I created a project called Inspire.    Inspire is a project that- in basic ...

5th November 2012Uploaded: GwirVol, 5th November 2012

Welcome to the new GwirVol!

*Drumroll* Ladies and Gents, Volunteers and Advisors, welcome to the new GwirVol website! We spent a long time listening to your feedback about what you wanted in a website for young volunteers. One word that we kept hearing was ...

September 2012

17th September 2012Uploaded: DG, 20th September 2012

BBC One Show Campaign

BBC TV’s The One Show is looking for community projects across the UK that need a helping hand. We want to use our influence to galvanise volunteer efforts in different schemes for a new weekly feature on the programme in the coming ...

3rd September 2012Uploaded: Carmarthenshire - Fflur Hughes, 3rd September 2012

CAVS Youth Grant Panel - Grants

Youth Development Fund £10,000 is available to give out to organisations working with young people across Carmarthenshire between the ages of 11 - 25 years old. Requests of up to a maximum of £1000 will be considered for ...

August 2012

31st August 2012Uploaded: Rhondda Cynon Taff - Thomas Crockett, 31st August 2012

The Vol Factor is back!!!

GwirVol Youth Led Grants The Vol Factor Interlink’s youth-led grant scheme offers up to £800 to support youth–led volunteering projects involving 16-25 year olds in Rhondda Cynon Taff The scheme is managed by a ...

9th August 2012Uploaded: WCVA (Wales Council for Voluntary Action), 9th August 2012

Is it time for your board to put its faith in young people?

A seminar for trustees: Bringing a new dynamic to your board – how young trustees can benefit your organisation · 13 September, DVSC, Ruthin · 25 September, CAVS, Carmarthen · 26 September, Carad, ...

July 2012

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Volunteer In Eastern Europe

World at Play is a sport-for-development NGO that runs annual overland expeditions to Eastern Europe to increase sport and play opportunities for children who face disadvantage and adults with disabilities.  The next trip is ...

10th July 2012Uploaded: DG, 12th July 2012

Meet Young Dragons

Today I met with Inspector Chris O'Driscoll from a group called Young Dragons. The aim of Young Dragons is to increase opportunities for young people to get involved in and help to make a difference to their communities. Young Dragons ...

June 2012

1st June 2012Uploaded: DG, 6th June 2012

16 – 24? Unemployed?

If you're aged between 16 – 24 and looking for work, read on The Welsh Government are on the lookout for 30 modern apprentices: paid positions for young people whose skills and knowledge they will help develop while working ...

1st June 2012Uploaded: , 6th June 2012

Assembly Seeks Apprentices

The National Assembly for Wales Commission is on the lookout for some new apprentices. The Commission, which is the body responsible for the administration of the National Assembly, is offering four opportunities to 16-24 year olds in ...

May 2012

3rd May 2012Uploaded: GwirForce, 3rd May 2012

GwirForce Youth Charter

GwirForce Charter for Youth Volunteering: The Youth Volunteering Charter for Wales is the first of its kind in Wales. It sets out to develop and safeguard young volunteers in their placements and also let both Volunteer and ...

April 2012

23rd April 2012Uploaded: UNA Exchange, 23rd April 2012

Hundreds of exciting volunteer opportunities now available

UNA Exchange have just announced details of hundreds of volunteering opportunities available this summer. Projects are available in over 40 countries worldwide and cover a huge variety of themes like renovation, education, social, ...

12th April 2012Uploaded: DG, 16th April 2012

Young Volunteers: Paid with Respect

First Minister to honour young person at youth volunteering event Youth volunteering group Gwirforce is to hold a special event showcasing their work and that of volunteers around Wales. First Minister Carwyn Jones will be present to ...

March 2012

19th March 2012Uploaded: DG, 19th March 2012

Youth Work in Wales Excellence Awards

The GwirVol funded Step by Step project, run by UNA Exchange, reached the finals of the Welsh Government’s Youth Work in Wales Excellence Awards in late February. Erica Ramos, Yonas Tesfalem and Dwayne Landeg, seen here with the ...

16th March 2012Uploaded: DG, 19th March 2012

NPT Needs Your Opinions!

Want to help improve funding opportunities in your rural ward?   The ‘Think Links, Think Rural, Think Sustainability’ Project can do just that. Neath Port Talbot Local Action Group have funding from the Rural ...

February 2012

26th February 2012Uploaded: DG, 19th March 2012

Alternative Volunteering Event Attracts Over 300 Young People

The Ponthafren Association, (which promotes positive mental health and wellbeing in Montgomeryshire), in partnership with the Health & Social Care students at Coleg Powys in Newtown and PAVO recently held an Alternative ...

17th February 2012Uploaded: Sport Wales, 2nd March 2012

Anthony becomes first Welsh youngster to complete MV50 Sports Certificate

This article was originally published on Sport Wales   An eighteen year old student from Prestatyn has become the first young person in Wales to be presented with the MV50 Sports Certificate. Rhyl College student Anthony ...

January 2012

31st January 2012Uploaded: DG, 31st January 2012

Get Ready to Celebrate the Games

  If you want to plan a celebration for the Olympic or Paralympic Games, then look no further. London 2012 have launched a scheme called Local Leaders. This provides people across the whole of the UK with the opportunity to get ...

15th January 2012Uploaded: , 23rd January 2012

Welsh Youngsters Support Sierra Leone Children with help from GwirVol Grant

A grant from Wales’ leading youth volunteering initiative is helping finance young people from Cardiff to travel to Sierra Leone to educate children living in poverty.  GwirVol has made an award of £16,600 to enable ...

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