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

Christmas Volunteering

Is your organisation looking for extra volunteers on Christmas day or over the festive period? We always get requests from people wanting to volunteer some of the their time over this period, so if you could use some extra help, please let us know so we can add you to a list to give to anyone that is interested in getting involved.

> Email details of opportunities to Jenny please

Enabling the Voluntary and Community sector to support people beyond the COVID-19 pandemic


VAAC and Healthwatch West Sussex have just published their third report looking at the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Voluntary & Community Sector (VCS) locally. This report illustrates the characteristics and challenges of the VCS response to the pandemic, and makes recommendations for how the sector can become more sustainable and continue to be responsive to the communities’ needs.
Healthwatch VAAC Enabling the Voluntary and Community sector to support people beyond the COVID 19 pandemic

VAAC Terms and Conditions for Training and Events Booking

We have updated our Terms and Conditions for Training and Events Bookings.
You are able to download the new form from our website.

> Terms and Conditions

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Upcoming Events

Mon 14 December 2020

Organised Crime and County Lines Briefing

Online - via zoom

10.30am - 12.30pm

Delivering a webinar on organised crime and how county lines operate

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Thu 7 January 2021

Introduction to becoming a Trustee with the FSI

Online

10am - 1pm

Becoming a Trustee is a brilliant opportunity to make a real difference to a cause you care about, while building your own skills and experience. Many charities are in great need of more passionate, skilled trustees like you, but it can be hard to know where to start and how to make it a success on both sides. This interactive webinar will look at what being a Trustee involves, why you should consider it, how to find the right role for you, and how to be effective in your role. Delivered by the FSI in partnership with MSVA. £15 for VAAC members, £25 for non-members

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Thu 21 January 2021

Funding Surgery

Online - via Zoom

10am - 1pm

VAAC’s funding surgeries have now gone online (via Zoom video conferencing). Come and chat with a Development Officer for an hour, 1:1 about your funding needs.

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