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.
Action for Growth – Walsall Voluntary Action’s (WVA) Strategic Plan 2013/15.Published in Featured,Local News,National News,News on 12th September, 2013
Our Strategic Plan has recently been approved by the Board of Trustees of WVA and sets out the new vision, key objectives, work programmes and commitments of WVA over the next two years.
The Strategic Plan is very ambitious and is deliberately entitled “Action for Growth”, despite the challenging economic climate WVA operate within the Strategic Plan [...]
News from the Disclosure and Barring ServicePublished in Email News,Featured,Local News,National News,News,Newsletter on 17th June, 2013
The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) have merged into the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). CRB checks are now called DBS checks.
From today, 17 June 2013, individuals can now join the Update Service putting them in greater control of their information; allowing them to reuse their DBS certificates when applying [...]
Walsall Citizens Advice Bureau – Job OpportunitiesPublished in Featured,Job Opportunities,Local News,News,WVA News on 13th June, 2013
Following their successful application to the Big Lottery Fund’s Advice Service Transition Fund, Walsall Citizens Advice Bureau are looking to appoint a Project Co-ordinator and a Project Development Officer.
Further information can be found here: Walsall CAB TALK Job Adverts.
To request a recruitment pack contact: email@example.com
"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.