Now that you have completed the Global Steps
test, here are some other ways that you can
develop your skills in Wales:
- Volunteering Wales – Third Sector Support Wales
aims to raise the profile of volunteering and
improve volunteers’ experience. They work with the
Welsh Government and other public bodies to
maximise the potential of volunteering in Wales.
- Recruit 3 – Recruit 3 offers competitive salaries,
flexible hours and a full spectrum of jobs from a huge variety of organisations –
from admin assistant positions, carers and fundraisers, through to senior
management and beyond.
Hub Cymru Africa – Hub Cymru Africa is a partnership supporting the Wales/Africa Community, bringing together the work of the Wales for Africa Health
Links Network, the Sub Saharan Advisory Panel and Fair Trade Wales.
- VSO – This organisation looks for experienced professionals who are keen to
share their skills and experience with people in Africa or Asia.
- UN Volunteers – UNV works under a dual mandate – to mobilize volunteers
for the United Nations System and to advocate for the importance of
volunteerism in development worldwide
- SAFE – The SAFE Foundation is a Cardiff-based charity committed to
improving the lives of some of the poorest people and communities in the
There is also a wide of volunteering opportunities abroad you might want to get involved in to help develop your skills:
- UNESCO seeks to bring peace through international cooperation
in education, science and culture. UNESCO’s programs contribute to the
achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals set out in Agenda 2030
adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015.
- IVS – CCIVS aims to pursue peace and promotes non-violence through
international understanding, mutual respect, friendship, exchange and
cooperation amongst the people of the world.
- Alliance of European Voluntary Service Organisations – This is the
International Non-Governmental Youth Organisation that represents national
organisations which promote intercultural education, understanding and peace
through voluntary service. The Alliance, founded in 1982, is presently made
up of full, associate and candidate members in 28 countries worldwide.
- Civic Service – A voluntary organisation for 16-25 year olds (extended to 30
years old for young people with disabilities) to help with ‘missions’ both abroad
and in France.
- France Volontaires – it brings together the state, local authorities and
associations around a mission of general interest: the development and
promotion of voluntary and solidarity commitments internationally. It relies on
a presence in France (France and overseas) and a network of Volunteer spaces in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
- Coordination SUD – Promotion and defence of the sector, strengthening the
professionalization of organizations through counselling and training,
Advocacy on international solidarity with public and private institutions in
France, Europe and the world, monitoring and analysis services, and information dissemination.
- ADICE – ADICE has two objectives: to fight against discrimination and the
social promotion of job seekers and youngsters with fewer opportunities. ADICE allows everyone (youngsters, job seekers etc.) to have a chance to participate in
European and International and mobility actions.
- VIDES – Vides hopes that young people will dare to opt for a solidary attitude
to life. In concrete terms, this is an experience in a mission of the sisters of
Don Bosco. These are usually projects that focus on education, with extra
emphasis on children, young people and the promotion of women in
- Bouworde vzw – As a training organization, Bouworde vzw wants to broaden
the horizons of young people and guide them in their development towards
critical citizens of the world. In addition, Bouworde also wants to promote their
sense of solidarity.
- European Youth Corps – The European Solidarity Corps is a new initiative of
the European Union that offers young people the chance to volunteer in their
own country or elsewhere in Europe or to participate in projects that help
people and communities.
- WEP – WEP is the most active organization for intercultural exchanges and
language stays. Nearly 10,000 young people between the ages of 15 and 35
leave every year to more than 300 destinations via one or more of our
- VIA – VIA is a non-profit organization that organizes volunteer trips at home
and abroad. For this they work closely with their parent organization SCI
(Service Civil International).