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

Queens Award for Voluntary Service - make a nomination

There is still time to nominate local outstanding volunteer groups across East and West Sussex for this prestigious Award – the MBE for local community organisations.
Any group of two or more people doing volunteer work that provides a social, economic or environmental service to local community can be nominated until 25 September.

> Nominations

NAVCA #HeartOfOurCommunity Campaign

Local infrastructure organisations provide valuable support to their communities every day. But during the COVID-19 pandemic their support has been vital. The #HeartOfOurCommunity campaign is a celebration and a thank you to all their members for their dedication, hard work and sacrifice during these difficult times.

> Campaign

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Upcoming Events

Wed 30 September 2020

Fundraiser Network Meeting - Embracing the new landscape of virtual events

Via zoom / online

10am - 12pm

The new normal and case study of Petworth Heritage Weekend on 19/20 September with Sam Moore of Petworth Vision.

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Thu 8 October 2020

Organised Crime and County Lines Briefing

Via zoom / online

10.30am - 12.30pm

Delivering a webinar on organised crime and how county lines operate

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Thu 22 October 2020

Third Zoom Volunteer Co-ordinators Meeting

Via zoom / online

10am - 12pm

Are you recruiting the right volunteers in a post lock down landscape? Join VAAC at our recruit and retention event for Volunteer Co-ordinators.

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