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Explore Community Volunteering Qualifications with Discover Volunteering and boost your skills, knowledge and qualifications

We are delighted to announce we have become an accredited centre to deliver the ASDAN CVQ: Visit our website for full details:

What is CVQ?

The Community Volunteering Qualifications are a nationally accredited qualification through ASDAN. They are a great way to boost your CV, earn recognition for your volunteering and make a difference to your local community.


• are for anyone aged 14 + who chooses to give their time for the benefit of the community
• are portfolio based and externally moderated by the Discover Volunteering team
• are designed to reward volunteering with a national qualification
• are ideal for those who have completed or are working towards GCSEs, A Levels, NVQs, Sports Leaders Awards, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award or Degree Level Studies
• are perfect for a range of settings:

  • Schools, Academies and Colleges
  • Universities
  • Youth and Community Groups
  • National Citizen Service
  • Clubs and Societies
  • Charities
  • Business Volunteering Days
  • Individuals

Why Choose CVQ?

• Encourages candidates to take responsibility for their own learning
• National accreditation for the candidates volunteering experience
• Is relevant for a wide range of settings including individuals, schools, colleges and youth groups
• Promotes good practice in volunteering
• Helps volunteers develop generic transferable skills
• Supports progression opportunities for volunteers
• Suited to all abilities and time frames
• It’s great fun and gives the volunteer a sense of personal achievement


Pete is on Rod Whitings BBC Radio Lincolnshire breakfast show Monday 21st January at 8.40am

Listen to Pete on BBC Radio Lincolnshire's breakfast show hosted by Rod Whiting on Monday 21st January at 8.40am. Tune in on 94.9FM to find out more about our exciting new project and through recent work with the Big Lottery about 'Blue Monday', which is Monday! Not sure what 'Blue Monday' is?, well you'll have to tune in to find out more!


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