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EDVSA’s Vision
EDVSA’s vision is of a happier, healthier district, where strong and inclusive communities work together to create a better East Devon.  

EDVSA’s  Mission
EDVSA works with people and communities in East Devon, helping them to thrive.  We do this by working together to:

  • Meet needs through community led activity.
  • Support and promote voluntary organisations and community groups.
  • Develop effective partnerships that improve and extend services.
  • Provide an independent voice for the voluntary and community sector.

Currently based in Honiton, EDVSA has been supporting local communities in East Devon to thrive for over 15 years. 

 
We work across Devon with many organisations and are partners in Devon Voluntary Action (DeVA) a partnership of 6 CVS, for the benefit of local groups 

As a Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) we offer advice and information on a wealth of topics, including funding, governance, resource hire, training and we offer additional activities to support networking across East Devon. We support over 280 local charities and community groups to grow, develop and flourish with their activities.

Our Volunteer Centre provides a matching service for those seeking opportunities and organisations requiring volunteers, we currently have 300 people looking for suitable vacancies to match their skills and others requirements.

EDVSA also act as a voice for the local voluntary and community sector with statutory agencies.

Our projects include  The Devon Carers CentreHeathpark homework ClubAxe Valley Visiting Scheme , The Project and DAVE .

We hope that you find the information on here useful, however what we would really like to do is talk to you call us to discuss how we can help!

Current Vacancies: 

 

Session / Group Work Session Facilitator with The Project 

 

Chair to the Board of EDVSA Trustees - Role description available here  (Voluntary position)

Treasurer to the Board of EDVSA Trustees - Role description available here  (Voluntary position)

 

For more information, please contact Sharon Whitfield on 01404 549045 or email sharon.whitfield@edvsa.org.uk

 

 





 

The Project is a community based peer support group, for young people aged 12-24 with mental and emotional health issues.  They are looking for an enthusiastic Session / Group Facilitator to help plan and lead weekly peer support sessions.

Welcome to your new look newsletter from Devon Voluntary Action (DeVA), we hope you will find it packed with useful information for you and your group. Go to Newsletter ..

The essential place to find a wide range of information about voluntary and community groups in Devon.

 

 


East Devon Council for Voluntary Service is a member of
NAVCA (National Association for Voluntary and Community Action),
VE (Volunteering England) and NCVO (National Council of Voluntary Organisations)

Charity Number 1134611 | Company Number 7035905