Who We  Are

As a charity, VANS was established in 1997 as the volunteer agency and network lead for the voluntary and community sector across North Somerset.


Our vision

Everyone in North Somerset will be encouraged and supported to engage in some form of volunteering, supporting people in communities around them, whilst enhancing their own health and well-being.

Our mission

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