Welcome to the Voluntary Action Arun & Chichester website

VAAC aims to provide information and news to local voluntary and community groups in the Arun and Chichester districts.

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We are a local organisation that promotes and supports voluntary and community groups in the Arun and Chichester districts.
We help the voluntary sector to develop by supporting existing groups as they grow.
We provide advice and training for new groups as they are set up.
We aim to ensure that the voice of the local voluntary and community sector is heard.

We are Core Funded by

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What’s Happening


Are you interested in becoming a volunteer but not sure where to start? Please come along to our next FREE Introduction to volunteering workshop at Dove Lodge, Beach Road in Littlehampton on Thursday 5th February 2015, 10am – 1pm. 

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Next Meeting is Wednesday 11th February, 9.30am – 13.00pm at Bersted Green Learning Centre.  Next session will focus on;

Thinking of opening a charity shop? How to do it successfully.

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Funding Focus - Edition 5

Funding Focus – Edition 5


Welcome to the January edition of Funding Focus, a monthly newsletter about fundraising opportunities for our members. This edition has some new fundraising ideas for you to try and links to some training videos to help you look at some new fundraising tools for the New Year.

Click here  to open your copy


Volunteer Now! LogoCome along to our VAAC networking event (Volunteering) on:
Thursday 5th March 2015, 10 – 12pm
at the 
Weald & Dowland Museum, Singleton

This session will include a presentation from Lucy Andrews from the Job Centre Plus on jobseekers, volunteering and benefits, followed by a general Q & A session. Continue reading

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