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Research Brief - The Strength of Voluntary Projects
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Posted: 22/03/2017

Sharing our Strength Conference Report
The Final Report on the Sharing our Strength Conference held in December is now available - including the The Way Forward for the sector
Posted: 09/03/2017

Worcestershire VCS Conference 2016
Bookings are now open for the VCS Conference which is being held on Wednesday 7th December at Worcester race Course. Registration opens at 9:15am for 9:45am start and the conference closes at 3:30pm.
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Applications are Invited for Places on Worcestershire Health and Social Care Leaders Forum
Representatives of third sector, voluntary and community organisations and networks across Worcestershire are invited to submit applications for two membership places of the Worcestershire Health and Social Care Leaders Forum. There will also be the opportunity for two deputy roles.
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New Public Health Newsletter for Worcestershire
The first edition of Worcestershire County Council's Public Health Newsletter has been published
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Worcester Volunteer Centre

  
Worcester Volunteer Centre and Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) supports volunteering and voluntary and community action in Worcester City and surrounding areas.

The Centre is primarily an infrastructure organisation, providing a volunteer brokerage service and support to help organisations develop. Services include Funding Advice, Organisational Development Advice, Volunteer Recruitment and a certificated Investing in Volunteers Advisor. Our partner suppliers can also help you to achieve cost reductions in utilities, telecoms and insurance. 

Worcester Volunteer Centre delivers some front line services, including Community Transport, Your Helping Hand to help vulnerable adults live independently, and skills development projects for young people: YES project and CHOICES.

Through Worcester Volunteer Centre, you can:

Established in 1989, Worcester Volunteer Centre has a sound track record and knowledge of the county’s voluntary and community sector.  We work in partnership with South Worcestershire partners who form the South Worcestershire Information and Support Hub Ltd (SWISH) and in collaboration with Malvern Volunteering. We are the lead agency in the Worcestershire Community Transport consortium, Community Travel Worcestershire.

Quality Standards

Worcester Volunteer Centre is accredited by Volunteering England as a Volunteer Centre, to deliver six core functions:

  • Brokerage
  • Marketing volunteering
  • Good practice development
  • Developing volunteering opportunities
  • Policy response and campaigning
  • Strategic development of volunteering
We are also accredited by the National Association for Voluntary and Community Action as a Council for Voluntary Service. The NAVCA accreditation covers all the elements of PQASSO, Matrix and the Community Legal Services Quality Mark and assesses five performance standards:

  • Development
  • Support
  • Liaison
  • Representation
  • Strategic Partnership Work



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Worcester Volunteer Centre and CVS, 33 The Tything, Worcester WR1 1JL
Tel: 01905 24741   Fax: 01905 723688   Email: enquiries@wvc.org.uk


Legal Status

Charity Registration Number: 1069080.
Company Limited by Guarantee in England and Wales Number 3323024.

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