Description Amber Valley CVS is an umbrella organisation for voluntary groups in the Amber Valley area providing information and support when needed. The Volunteer Centre recruits volunteers for work with local voluntary groups and members of the public. A wide range of activities is offered together with support and ongoing contact and training. Amber Valley CVS exists to develop and be part of a vibrant voluntary sector. Other services offered include funding advice, help on governance issues, development and policy advice, DBS disclosure service.
Email admin@avcvs.org
Website http://www.avcvs.org
Telephone 01773 512076
Fax 01773 748688
Address
33 Market Place
Ripley
Derbyshire
DE5 3HA
Purpose

Amber Valley Centre for Voluntary Services is a registered charity that exists to develop and be part of a vibrant voluntary sector.

Our aims are to support groups and individuals involved in a wide range of activities and initiatives, which will help improve the quality of life for people in our area.

We offer a wide range of information to help improve the effectiveness of your group or organisation, plus updates on the latest news and developments within the local voluntary sector.

Services

Amber Valley CVS offers a range of services to respond to the needs of volunteers, voluntary organisations and community groups.



Services we currently provide include recruiting volunteers, for a wide and diverse range of activities such as:



Volunteering
Befriending
Home from Hospital
Help at Home
Training
Funding
DBS Service



We provide information, advice and support on Funding and Governance issues, Development plans and Policies by individual visits or group events.



We work with families and the elderly to improve their quality of life and help them with day to day issues.



We work with young people to ensure that their issues and concerns are voiced.



We work in partnership with other voluntary and statutory agencies to ensure the development of the sector.



We liaise with various statutory bodies such as the local authority and health agencies and influence policy development at a local, regional and national level.



We provide paid work in the community through our Help at Home service.

What they do
  • Befriending or mentoring
  • Community development
  • Funding advice
  • Voluntary sector support
  • Volunteering
Who they work with
  • Asian - Bangladeshi
  • Asian - Indian
  • Asian - Other
  • Asian - Pakistani
  • Asian or Asian British (any)
  • Black - African
  • Black - Caribbean
  • Black - Other
  • Black or Black British (any)
  • Chinese
  • Mixed/multiple Heritage (any)
  • Mixed/multiple Heritage - Other
  • Mixed/multiple Heritage - White & Asian
  • Mixed/multiple Heritage - White & Black African
  • Mixed/multiple Heritage - White & Black Caribbean
  • Other ethnic group
  • White (any)
  • White - English/Welsh/Scottish/Northern Irish/British
  • White - Irish
  • White - Other
Geographical area coverage Part(s) of Derbyshire
Space for Hire Yes
Opening Times Our offices are open Monday 9am - 4.45pm Tuesday 9am - 4.45pm Wednesday 9am - 4.45pm Thursday 9am - 7.00pm Friday 9am - 4.15pm
Meeting Place Amber Valley CVS 33 Market Place Ripley Derbyshire DE5 3HA
Is a registered charity? Yes
Charity Number 1102412
Is a registered company? Yes
Company Number 4763194

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