Leicestershire Youth Offending Service works with young people in Leicestershire aged 8-18, with the aim of preventing offending and anti-social behaviour.
They successfully renewed their Investing in Volunteers award in January this year, having now held IiV since 2015 – a fantastic achievement.
In this case study, Leicestershire Youth Offending Service tell us about their Investing in Volunteers renewal journey, and give valuable advice to organisations thinking about going through IiV.
Recovery Connections is a peer led organisation in Middlesborough. Led by the people and the community it serves, it inspires, motivates, empowers and supports all those affected by substance use to sustain visible, long term recovery and lasting positive change.
Recovery Connections has held Investing in Volunteers since October 2016. BRIC Lead Kayleigh Dunnigan, reflects on their IiV journey and its benefits: "IiV has had a brilliant effect on our organisation as a whole..."
Vale of Clwyd Mind has renewed their Investing in Volunteers award in recognition of their excellent practice in working with volunteers.
The Wallich is a leading homelessness charity in Wales. We have been providing accommodation and support services for homeless people since 1978, starting with a 20-bed hostel in Cardiff, now supporting more than 9,000 a year across 19 Welsh local authorities.
Taff Housing Association is delighted to have been the first housing association in Wales to be accredited.
The Stephens and George Charitable Trust was established to raise young people’s life chances in the Merthyr community by increasing social awareness, improving lifestyles, creating opportunities, growing community participation, promoting excellence and providing opportunities to develop skills.
Aberconwy Mind is a mental health and wellbeing organisation based in Llandudno. Established 34 years ago, we have always relied on volunteers as essential to the running of the organisation, with their hard work, time and dedication amounting to 600 hours a month, 7 days a week, 12 months a year.
Many congratulations to our latest Investing in Volunteers achievers. Welcome to the club!