Mission, Purpose and Values

Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations (PAVO) provides essential services to support third sector organisations and to improve people's lives.

Helping Organisations, Improving people's lives


Our purpose.


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PAVO is a CATALYST for voluntary action.


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PAVO articulates a legitimate VOICE on behalf of Powys' communities and third sector.


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PAVO is  a HUB of essential information.



PAVO is committed to listening to each other whilst working together to achieve mutually beneficial results. We will listen to and learn from people in order to transform our organisation through the knowledge, capability and initiative of our workforce, partners and all others.


PAVO is committed to being sincere, truthful and free of deceit. We will ensure consistency and integrity in our behaviour.


PAVO is committed to achieving the highest possible standards and delivering the best possible quality in everything we do.


PAVO is committed to embracing diversity as a source of enrichment. We will treat all people fairly, and do everything we can to enable equal opportunity for all.


PAVO is committed to valuing all people and organisations and to having regard for their feelings, rights and wishes. We will act with kindness and compassion in all that we do.

Our Strategic Plan

PAVO Strategic Plan 2022-2027

You can read our Strategic Plan HERE