voluntary organisation


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voluntary organisation

An organisation created by members of a group or community, which usually relies on unpaid workers, or is set up as a charity.
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For example, if, after discussions with a voluntary organisation, it is clear the organisation has different goals to what officials are trying to achieve, officials will seek another provider.
WCVA chief executive Graham Benfield OBE commented: "Third sector organisations are very often best placed to work with economically inactive groups, and during the last year a number of initiatives have got under way that will see people supported by social enterprises and voluntary organisations through skills development, training and employment.
SOVA is a national voluntary organisation that provides support to socially excluded people, aims to strengthen communities and reduce crime by working with local volunteers.
Voluntary organisations are being invited to submit ideas for a display of flowers and plants at the gateway to Barry Island.
Voluntary organisations are being forced to cut back on their work, let staff go and in some cases, consider closure as the only realistic way of dealing with the change in their circumstances.
Janet Williams, of the Association of Voluntary Organisations (Avow) in Wrexham, said it was vital they kept their voice in the new structure.
As long as you are a voluntary organisation that works for the good of your local community, you could be in with a chance of landing a slice of the money.
The new training programme by North Tyneside Voluntary Organisation Development Agency, which starts on September 10, includes courses aimed at strengthening the voluntary and community sector in North Tyneside.
I believe the WC have been responsible in preparing Strategic Asset Review (SAR) and we as individuals and voluntary organisation should also be responsible and think with a positive head and not be negative.
The boss of a voluntary organisation which helps women fleeing domestic abuse has been named one of the top leaders in Wales.
Anyone involved in a voluntary organisation working with children or young people should phone Mr Taylor on 01484 416707.
Home-Start Northfield is a voluntary organisation that offers support, befriending and practical help to young families under stress in their homes.

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