Voluntary Action
North Somerset

 

VANS is an independent charity that has championed the voluntary sector and volunteering across North Somerset for over 25 years.

We represent, develop and empower the voluntary community and social enterprise sector in North Somerset to be at the forefront of positive social change and development.

We’re funded in a number of ways; through projects that we manage on behalf of a number of organisations and through grant funding secured from national and regional philanthropic organisations.

 

If you’re looking for a volunteering opportunity,  click the orange button below.  If you are looking for some volunteers and want to register the opportunities on our online database, then click the blue button below: 

£490k in National Lottery Funding secured to launch ‘Improving Ageing in North Somerset’

 Voluntary Action North Somerset (VANS) is thrilled to announce the successful securing of £490,000 in funding from the National Lottery Community Fund for the ground-breaking “Improving Ageing in North Somerset” project. Over the course of five years, this initiative will revolutionise support systems and services for older individuals across the region.

To read the full story, click on the following link:

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VANS awarded National Accreditation

We are pleased to announce that the National Association for Voluntary and Community Action (NAVCA) has awarded us with a Volunteer Centre Quality Accreditation (VCQA), the quality mark for organisations delivering the five local Volunteer Centre functions.  

For the full story, click HERE

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NORTH SOMERSET COMMUNITY LOTTERY

The North Somerset Community Lottery involves many local community and voluntary organisations, charities and not-for-profit organisations and sees them benefitting from the proceeds of people participation.  Regular Lottery updates are posted on the North Somerset Community Lottery website and the VANS Facebook page.

North Somerset VCFSE organisations interested in registering for the Lottery should go to the North Somerset Community Lottery website.

The North Somerset Community Lottery is an exciting weekly lottery raising money for good causes across our area and over the past year has raised just over £29,500.

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VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY OF THE MONTH

PREPARE TO PASS THE DRIVING THEORY TEST - COURSES AVAILABLENorth Somerset Community Learning are running a couple of courses to improve your understanding of the rules of driving based on the Highway Code. You will gain confidence andswering multiple choice questions and learn how to approach the Theory and Hazard Perception Tests.They will take place on Tuesday mornings 9.30am - 12pm for 6 sessions or Tuesday evenings between 6 - 8.30pm for 6 sessions. All dates to be confirmed.The courses will take place at North Somerset Training Hub, 31 Alexandra Parade, Weston-super-MAre, BS23 1QZFor more information or to book a place contact JP Evans - julie.evans@n-somerset.gov.uk or phone/text her on 07795 390667 ... See MoreSee Less
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TRAINING OPPORTUNITY - INTRODUCTION TO ITNorth Somerset Community Learning are organising a great course for anyone wanting to build up their confidence with computers. You'll be able to learn new skills; from using the mouse/touchpad and keyboard, to how to create an email address; using the free Google document resources and keeping safe online. There is plenty of advice and support on offer from their knowledgeable staff.This course will be held on Monday and Wednesdays, 9.30 - 11.30 am for 5 weeks (dates to be confirmed) at North somerset Community Hub, 31 Alexandra Parade, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1QZFor more information and to book a place, contact:Leanne Carter - leanne.carter@n-somerset.gov.uk or phone/text her on 07385 378495. ... See MoreSee Less
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TRAINING OPPORTUNITY - INTRODUCTION TO BRITISH SIGN LANGUAGELearn British Sign language to help you communicate better with friends, family or customers who have hearing difficulties.The next course run by North Somerset Community Learning starts on 18 October and runs until 13 December and will take place at The Campus, Highlands Lane, Weston-super-Mare. BS24 7DX.This course is FREE to adults, 19+, with few or no qualifications or in receipt of certain benefits.To reserve your place and for further information, contact JP Evans on 07795 390667 or email her at: julie.evans@n-somerset.gov.uk ... See MoreSee Less
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