Introduction to the Voluntary Sector


This half day course is designed for those who are new to either working in or with the voluntary and community sector.

It will help you understand how the sector works, the various legal forms of organisations, issues of governance and sustainability so that you are able to work more effectively within the sector and understand its funding needs.

We’ll cover:

  • Information on VCS structures and the policies that regulate the sector
  • Issues of governance and management
  • The additionality that the VCS brings to communities across the county
  • The different roles that the VCS plays

Benefits to you

You will feel more confident about how the voluntary sector operates and understand its relationship to other sectors and organisations.

Course Location

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Centre Supporting Voluntary Action Chelmsford
Burgess Well House, Coval Lane,

Location Notes

Located in central Chelmsford opposite Halford House. Entry at side of the building past some grey gates. 5 minute walk from Chelmsford station and close to bus station. We strongly recommend using Park & Ride or for details of car parking see here.  If you choose to drive, use the postcode CM1 1TD for best satnav results.

19 February 2019
9:30 am - 1:00 pm



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