Welcome to Walsall Voluntary Action
Running a voluntary or community group? Our team at Walsall Voluntary Action are here to help you!
Walsall Voluntary Action is the “one stop shop” for the voluntary sector. Owned and run by local voluntary organisations, our job is to support, promote and develop voluntary and community action across the Borough of Walsall.
We work with local community groups and voluntary organisations which provide services, regenerate neighbourhoods, increase volunteering and tackle discrimination in partnership with local public bodies. Whether you’re looking for help with getting funding, writing a new constitution or seeking support with managing your group’s finances, our team at Walsall Voluntary Action have the expertise you need.
We’re also the voice of Walsall’s voluntary sector, helping to put the case for voluntary action to the key decision makers and major funders.If you are a voluntary or community group working in the borough, you can become a member of Walsall Voluntary Action. Membership is FREE and provides you with access to a wide range of opportunities and services.
"Women into Work" Training OpportunityPublished in Local News on 21st March, 2013
A local group in Darlaston are offering free training courses for women aged over 18 years who are unemployed. The Olio Hub has secured funding to offer this unique training course which is based over two days a week for a five week period. Further information here: Women Into Work
A helpful code of conduct for volunteers has just been releasedPublished in WVA News on 21st May, 2012
Volunteer Engalnd and the Association of British Insurers have just released a code of conduct that many volunteers and volunteer involving organisations may find of interest. For more informatrion about the code please visit the following link. Volunteer code of conduct.
We want to use your venue!Published in WVA News on 4th May, 2012
WVA regularly gets requests from local groups interested in making use of local venues. WVA has a current enquiry which we would like any organisation with a suitable venue to consider.
A group requires the use of a small hall with a waiting/ reception area on Sunday evenings between 5:30pm and 9pm. The ideal venue would be close [...]
The significant impact of volunteering in WalsallPublished in Email News on 26th March, 2012
The significant impact of volunteering in Walsall
Thousands of people regularly volunteer every week inWalsall, they don’t do it for self promotion they do it because they want to help and they get a lot out of volunteering. No matter what age they may be or their background and experience, volunteering has something to offer everyone.