VAST is a charity providing services and support to Voluntary and Community Groups, Charities and Social Enterprises in Staffordshire. Our key aim is to develop, advance and promote the professional development of Staffordshire’s Voluntary and Community Sector.
- Starting Up a New Community Group
- Grant Funding
- Organisational Development
- Project Management
VAST offers support and advice in all aspects of volunteering in Staffordshire. Thousands of people volunteer for a huge range of different charities, community groups and voluntary organisations. Volunteering can be really good fun and you can make a real difference to your local community and develop your own skills.
Staffordshire Voice is the Voluntary Sector Assembly for the County. Through Staffordshire Voice, VAST represents Staffordshire’s Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) we do this by posting information on our online interactive forums, hosting events and attendance at strategic meetings.
Through our activities we aim to keep the Voluntary and Community Sector up to date and give organisations the opportunity to be engaged in the latest developments and to influence policies and strategies as they are developed.
Our interactive forums give you the opportunity to be heard on significant issues within Staffordshire’s Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS). Staffordshire Voice represents the interests of the VCS at a strategic level ensuring you have a ‘Voice’.
- Graphic Design
- Website Design
- Print Management
- CRM Databases
- Monitoring Outcomes Databases
VAST offer a comprehensive range of professional, prescribed, bespoke, accedited and legislative Training Courses which are available throughout Staffordshire.
“I am writing to thank the accounts and payroll team at VAST for all their work and support they have given to us this past year, leading up to our A.G.M. we very much appreciate it.
I wish to send a special thanks to Laura, for all her hard work and professionalism in the preparation of our accounts and all the additional support Laura has given to us when called upon, her delivery of the report at our A.G.M was very impressive and informative, she’s a credit to you.
Thanks again from everybody at Headway North Staffs.”
Sandra Hall – Chief Officer, Headway North Staffordshire