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- Posted on 25 May 2016

Welcome to the CWVYS website…

CWVYS (the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services) is the independent representative body for the voluntary youth work sector in Wales.

The aims are to represent, support and give a collective voice to its membership of national and local organisations in their work with over 250,000 young people in Wales. CWVYS works in partnership with agencies promoting good youth work practice.

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This website is built for CWVYS members, please provide us with information about news, events, resources you wish to share, training you are offering and we will aim to share with others.



Every July CWVYS hold an Annual General Meeting, where in excess of 60 individuals linked to the field of youth work get together for conversations, announcements, accounts and of course a free lunch! The afternoon began with a screening of young Welsh artist Thomas Evans work, a...
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Eurodesk UK Opportunity Finder

We are pleased to announce that Eurodesk UK have a new tool on their website: The Eurodesk UK Opportunity Finder! Essentially, it is a collection of opportunities available for UK-based youth sector professionals and young people. This webpage is a great resource to find out...
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Youth Work Reference Group – Key messages July 2018

The Youth Work Reference Group (YWRG) was established in December 2014 to support Ministers to implement the National Youth Work Strategy. The remit of the group has changed slightly over time and revised Terms of Reference were agreed in January 2018 which states; “the purpose...
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Farewell Keith… Hello Claire! After 3 years of terrific leadership as our Chair, we bade a fond farewell to Keith Towler at the CWVYS AGM yesterday. Keith has been an enormously positive, inspirational and truly committed Chair – steering the organisation forwards...
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