Headway Cardiff are a charitable organisation supporting survivors of acquired brain injuries and their families. We started as a small support group in 1985 and became a registered charity in 1997. We now run an Independence & Wellbeing Centre, based in Rookwood Hospital, several social & activity groups and a family & friends group, amongst other services.
The Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre (CBMWC) was founded in 1996 by one of our long standing volunteers and local charter boat owner Steve Hartley, as a non-profit organisation dedicated to conserving Cardigan Bay’s marine life through research and education. Part of the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales, since April 2015, the centre delivers the Trusts Living Seas work and is home to the Living Seas team of staff and volunteers.
Registered charity and third sector service provider CAIS has received the Investing in Volunteers award – recognising its sector-leading work in volunteering.
Citizens Advice Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent (CA CBG) is the largest Citizen Advice branch in Wales and one of the largest in the UK. The organisation provides a wide range of advice services across the counties of Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent with branches in Bargoed, Risca, Blaina and Caerphilly plus services provided from other community venues. The organisation aims to provide a free advice service to people in need, for the problems they face. They also aim to improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives.
Congratulations to our most recent group of Investing in Volunteers (IiV) achiever organisations!
A total of 39 organisations across the UK were accredited or successfully renewed the standard last month.
Please see below for the complete list of January’s achievers:
Sally Knight, Volunteers Services Manager, Norwich and Norfolk University Hospital Trust
The Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) treats 85,000 patients a day in addition to the 90,000 inpatients, 100,000 A&E patients and 610,000 outpatients. With 7000 members of staff the trust welcomes involving volunteers in delivering better outcomes for their patients. The trust has invested in creating a volunteer department consisting of a volunteer manager, volunteer coordinator and administrator who are dedicated to supporting 675 volunteers providing over 4000 hours of voluntary help every week.
Published 03 May 2016
Domestic Abuse Safety Unit (DASU) is delighted to hear it has been awarded the Investing in Volunteers award from WCVA. As a Charity this has really confirmed that it is delivering an excellent service that is adhering to good practice in volunteer management. The award will also encourage potential volunteers and funders as it demonstrates that the service is credible and that volunteers are fully supported in their roles.
Congratulations to our most recent group of Investing in Volunteers (IiV) achiever organisations. A total of 21 organisations across the UK were accredited or successfully renewed the standard in April.
The complete list of last April's achievers can be found by clicking on the heading above to read the full article.
Published 17 March 2016
In the year that SNAP Cymru celebrates 30 years of providing services to families in Wales, the organisation is extremely proud to have achieved the prestigious Investing in Volunteers quality standard recognising the excellent work carried out across the organisation in supporting, training and developing volunteers.