A new and exciting project to Map and Evaluate the Voluntary Youth Work Sector in Wales has been launched!

Published: 10 August 2022

The KESS project – Mapping and Evaluating the Voluntary Youth Work Sector for Wales – is a Masters by Research project conducted by the University of South Wales and funded by the European Social Fund in partnership with CWVYS.

The research aims to make the voluntary youth work sector more visible and ensure their contributions are valued by all stakeholders. To do so, KESS would value your contribution to our short online survey.

If you are an organisation that provides voluntary youth work services for young people in Wales, please follow the link below to the survey which simply captures the nature of your organisation and the support provided to young people. Survey completion should take no more than 15 minutes, your time and comments are greatly valued.

To start the survey, please follow the below links:

Survey in English:


Please also share the survey link and information among your networks (e.g. by email or social media) – the more responses received, the better we can represent the experiences of the sector as a whole and the young people they support.

You will find further information on the project at the beginning of the survey, however, should you have any questions or feedback on the research, please feel free to contact the researcher by email: Elizabeth.bacon@southwales.ac.uk

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