Voluntary Action Arun & Chichester

Promoting and supporting
Charities and Community Groups
Across Arun and Chichester

Promoting and supporting
Charities and Community Groups
Across Arun and Chichester

Our vision is to see a strong, vibrant voluntary and community sector that supports, inspires and empowers individuals and communities throughout Arun and Chichester.
We do this through 1-1 support and advice, training and networking events, helping groups to start-up and develop their work.

Latest from VAAC

One for your diaries! Volunteer Recruitment Fair

New Year, New Possibilities!

Come and join us at our exciting Volunteer Recruitment Fair taking place at Rustington Methodist Church on Saturday 13th January 2024 from 10.30am-1.30pm. It’s your opportunity to meet potential new recruits, discuss the roles you have available, hopefully sign up some great new volunteers and network with your fellow community groups and Charities.
Volunteer Recruitment Fair

Website Development Survey

In order to build out a new development framework we are inviting responses from our members to ensure that we are providing the best possible service we can. Thank you for taking the time to complete our short survey – your answers will help inform our next steps!

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Upcoming Events

Thu 30 November 2023

Coffee Connections

Chichester Community Development Trust, Roussillon Park Community Hall, Donegall Avenue, Chichester, PO19 6DF

10.30am - 12.30pm

Come and join us at our peer-to-peer support drop-in sessions for anyone working with or supporting volunteers. Join us for coffee, biscuits and a chance to chat to other volunteer managers/co-ordinators. A chance to meet your local colleagues, ask questions or raise concerns, or just to catch up informally over a cuppa!

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Tue 5 December 2023

No Stone Unturned: Managing your relationships with your donors and funders


10.00am - 12.00pm

Do you want to : Have better connections with your donors and supporters Find more touchpoints and exceed expectations? Enjoy your relationships with your donors and supporters? Underpinning successful fundraising needs to be fantastic stewardship to build long term relationships. We must at all remember that "They are not your donors, you are one of their charities" (Mark Phillips), importantly, it is that we are one of their charities. The relationships need to be personal, supported, appropriate and at times unexpected.

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Wed 13 December 2023

Bognor Regis Christmas Networking Event

Bognor Youth & Community Centre, Westloats Lane, Bognor Regis

10am - 11.30am

Join us for our Christmas event of networking, tea, biscuits and mine pies! This is a face to face networking event for all our members to catch up before Christmas, so come and chat with other organisaitons and share your experiences and knowledge.

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