Welcome to Voluntary Action Arun & Chichester

We are an organisation that promotes and supports voluntary and community groups across Arun and Chichester. 

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We help the sector to develop by supporting existing group as they grow and by providing advice and training to new groups as they are born, guiding them as they develop and assisting them in navigating potential pitfalls.

Training

Training

Events

Events

Volunteering

Volunteering

Group Support

Group Support

 

 

 


From 1st April 2016 – 30th September 2016 we have provided support to 89 local organisations, helping them to raise £1,574,473; hosted 15 events, attended by 289 participants; recruited 226 volunteers representing a value of £169,229, and advertised 75 new opportunities.

Click here for a more detailed look at our work

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Latest from VAAC

 

  • VAAC Funding Focus Newsletter February 2017 edition is now available to view. This edition has a focus on funding for learning and skills projects. As usual there is a bumper list of local grants and a roundup of national funding opportunities.
    Click here to read more
  • VAAC Introduction to Safeguarding Children & Adults Thursday 23rd February 2017, Children 9.15am – 12.30pm and Adults 12.45pm – 3.3.pm at CDC Committee Room 1&2, East Pallant House, 1 East Pallant, Chichester.
    This training will include what is child/adult protection/safeguarding, when and how to refer, what you can expect to happen after referral, safeguarding policies and DBS checks.
    Click here for more information
  • VAAC Volunteer Co-ordinator Network Meeting Thursday 2nd March, 10am – 12noon at Arundel Baptist Church
    Exploring Accessible Volunteering with Katharine Russell from Possability People
    Click here for more information
  • VAAC Fundraiser Network Meeting Thursday 9th March 2017, 9.30am – 12.30pm at Bersted Green Learning Centre
    Big Lottery Awards for All. Are you new to Big Lottery funding applications or have previously applied and been unsuccessful? We will take you through the guidance and application form to help you prepare a strong Awards for All bid
    Click here for more information
  • Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate Thursday 30th March 2017, 9.30am – 4.30pm at Bersted Green Learning Centre. Suitable for smaller workplaces with low health and safety risks or for those nominated to provide support for qualified first aiders.
    Click here for more information
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