The hvoss Community Team promotes and develops….

It delivers six core functions:
  • Brokerage – matching individuals who want to volunteer with organisations that need volunteers
  • Marketing and celebrating volunteering with Herefordshire
  • Good Practice Development eg training, information and guidance to organisations
  • Developing new volunteering opportunities
  • Policy response and campaigning
  • Strategic development of volunteering.
View our Volunteer Strategy 2022-2023

hvoss Community Team tel: 01432 343932  

Running a Group or Charity

Learn how you can actively get involved

Support for new and existing groups

What we can offer

  • Funding – where to find funds; help with bids; looking at sustainability
    Governance – recruiting committee members; committee roles; help with constitutions and memoranda & articles
  • Evidence of community need – support with consultation techniques, e.g. planning for real; questionnaires, focus groups
  • Group management – help with business planning; finding a bank account; insurance; policies; supporting volunteers; budgeting; regulatory requirements
  • We have a range of resources in our members area to assist you and your organisation, whether you have a new idea or are an experienced practitioner
  • Networking and training opportunities on specific topics – We have an ongoing programme of events
The Charity Commission has launched a new Charity Trustee Welcome Pack – A  must read for those new to charity governance and an excellent refresher guide for all!