The organisation initially decided to apply for the Investors in Volunteers Award in 2007. The charity had recently turned 40 years old and it was felt that the award represented a real acknowledgement of the work the charity had been doing with its volunteers for the previous four decades and continues to do in the present day.
Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. They campaign vigorously to create a society that promotes and protects good mental health for all - a society where people with experience of mental distress are treated fairly, positively and with respect.
Now its 10th year, Flintshire Community Parents provide support to parents throughout Flintshire, with offices in Buckley, Greenfield, Flint and Shotton. Volunteers support parents through a series of semi-structured home visits based on the sound principles of empowerment, in its simplest form it’s about sharing ideas as one parent to another in a friendly and informal way but with focus, purpose and direction.
DIAL Doncaster has recently achieved the Investing in Volunteers Quality Standard, recognising the excellent work they do with volunteers.
The Strategy based in Mountain Ash, previously Bryncynon Commercial Revival Strategy, is a community regeneration organisation operating out of the South Wales Valleys.