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!
Humankind, formerly DISC, support people with complex health and social needs and help them to build healthier and more meaningful lives. They've held the IiV accreditation since April 2015 and successfully renewed in July this year. Ann Hall, Volunteer Development Manager, discusses how IiV strengthens their volunteer programme and she gives advice to organisations working towards achieving the standard.
Experience Durham Student Volunteering at Durham University decided to renew their IiV quality mark earlier this year after achieving the award in January 2016. Senior Support Officer Jackie Lowes reflects on their IiV journey and its benefits: "IiV ensures that we continue to maintain our high standards".
Groundwork Wales is an environmental charity, helping communities across Wales create better neighbourhoods, build skills and job prospects and to live and work in a greener way. We achieve this through our variety of projects, from community garden projects to furniture revival stores. Each project sets out to improve the lives and life chances of our volunteers, the landscape and people living in local communities