Volunteering Matters (Formerly; Community Service Volunteers (CSV))

Volunteering Matters is the UK’s leading voltunteering and training charity. The vision is of a society where everyone can participate to build healthy, enterprising, inclusive communities.

Every year, Volunteering Matters involves over 150,000 volunteers in high quality oppotunites that enrich lives and tackle real need. Between them, they help transform the lives of over 1 million people across the UK. Volunteering Matters trains over 12,000 young people and adults each year, helping them build the skills and confidence they need to progress to futher education or employment or set up in business. We are dedicated to building the skills and capacity of the voluntary sector and share almost 50 years of experience and expertise through our professional training and consultancy services. Volunteering Matters Consulting Wales works across geographical areas within Wales, providing high quality, tailor-made volunteering placements for all young people aged 16-24. Volunteering Matters Consulting Wales has a total non-rejection policy, believing that volunteering is a universal entitlement for all young people, regardless of disability, social background or offending history. Through this unique non-rejection policy, Volunteering Matters Consulting Wales is able to reflect the diversity of all young people in Torfaen.