Recruiting and working with volunteers

Carmarthenshire Volunteer Centre’s aim is to encourage the use of volunteers and to raise standards for volunteers, service providers and recipients. The service is available to all voluntary organisations in Carmarthenshire who register with the service and agree to work towards a Code of Good Practice.

The Centre can offer you all the following services for FREE:

  • Volunteer recruitment
  • Publicity – Promotion
  • Up to date information
  • Networking facility
  • Literature on good practice
  • Assistance with Volunteer policies

VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT

We provide a matching service of volunteer placements with organisations registered with the Centre and people who wish to volunteer.

PUBLICITY – PROMOTION

We can help you to promote your services by providing:

  • Information in response to enquiries
  • Promoting your group through the Volunteer Centre
  • Promoting your group in community settings with the Mobile Volunteer Centre (MVC)
  • Circulating information through the Volunteer Centre newsletter

UP TO DATE INFORMATION

The Volunteer Centre can provide registered organisations with information on developing appropriate policies for their work with volunteers.

NETWORKING FACILITY

The Volunteer Centre circulates a quarterly newsletter for registered organisations and hold regular CVON (Carmarthenshire Volunteer Organisers Network) meetings which provide opportunities to discuss issues relevant to your role.

LITERATURE ON GOOD PRACTICE

Reference books and information sheets are available at the Volunteer Centre if you are looking for guidance or new ideas.

TRAINING FOR PAID WORKERS AND VOLUNTEERS

The Volunteer Centre provides a programme of training based on your needs and requirements for both paid and un-paid workers.

For more details please see the section on training.

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