Youth Work in Wales: Provides practitioners, students and managers of youth work in Wales with a range of historical and current information which will help develop thinking and practice.
WCVA – Represent and campaign for voluntary organisations, volunteers and communities
WCVA CRU – Safeguarding, Disclosure and Barring Service – Information, advice and checking
Funky Dragon – We are the Children and Young People’s Assembly for Wales
GwirVol – GwirVol is a uniquely diverse partnership in Wales, for promoting, supporting and driving forward youth volunteering, led by the views of young people through our youth-led partner GwirForce
The Children’s Commissioner for Wales – We work for every child and young person in Wales who is under 18 or 25 years old, if they’ve been in care
Volunteering Wales – For volunteering opportunities and to recruit volunteers for your organisation
Volunteer centres – Contact details for all volunteer centres across Wales
Charity Commission – The regulator for charities in England and Wales
Third Sector Research Centre – Click on the big ‘P’ and enter the Third Sector Knowledge Portal. A searchable library of published materials. A destination site for third sector research, evidence and analysis.
Stats Wales – Data to put needs into context. Spreadsheets and tables of stats specific to Wales e.g. Potential learners by geographical area, participation rates in learning, mental health admissions by age and hospital, pregnancy rates by geographical area and age
Estyn – The office of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education and Training in Wales. Information on inspections and finding
5 Nations Group
- Council For Wales of Voluntray Youth services
- National Council for Voluntary Youth Services (NCVYS)
- YouthLink Scotland
- National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI)
- Youth Net Northern Ireland
National Occupational Standards (NOS) aim to define the competencies required to carry out the functions carried out by the youth work workforce.
Youth Work National Occupational Standards (NOS).