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Volunteering and Community Groups

Volunteering can be one of the most fulfilling things you can do with your time.


As well as making a real difference to the organisation you are helping, you can build your skills, meet new friends and open your eyes to a whole new world.


Countryside Services

Would you like to volunteer and work with the Council's Countryside Service? Give yourself and others a boost, and receive full training and support from our ranger team. 




Voluntary Sector Compact

This fourth edition of the compact builds on the considerable partnership working taking place between Glamorgan Voluntary Services and the Vale of Glamorgan Council.


The compact recognises the enormous contribution made to local communities, and the community as a whole, through voluntary action. It sets out clear definitions of the responsibilities and expectations of the Council and the voluntary sector in working together.




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Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS)

Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) is an independent charity and has a flourishing membership of voluntary and community organisations active in the Vale of Glamorgan. They help to improve the quality of life of people and communities by supporting volunteers, volunteering opportunities and voluntary groups.


Glamorgan Voluntary Services is a Registered Charity No. 1163193 and a Company Limited by Guarantee No. 9517850  


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Value in the Vale 

Value in the Vale, formerly Vale Time-Banking scheme, provides Vale residents with opportunities to volunteer for local organisations and in turn rewards them for their time. 


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