Support for Groups and Organisations

The Volunteer Centre Sefton supports small groups, charities and organisations looking to recruit volunteers. 

Volunteer Recruitment

Volunteer Centre Sefton provides a brokerage service to support the recruitment of volunteers in Sefton. We can do this through:

  • One-to-one meetings with potential volunteers
  • Online advertising and promotion of volunteer opportunities
  • Emails and newsletters to thousands of registered volunteers
  • Public events, open days and marketplace events
  • Partnership working with a variety of agencies

Advice and Support

Volunteer Centre Sefton can advise you on a one-to-one basis with:

  • Development of volunteer roles
  • Best practice in volunteer management
  • Development of policies and procedures
  • Legal Requirements
  • Recruiting and retaining volunteers
  • Expansion of volunteer programmes
  • Access to other Sefton CVS services, including funding information and community accountancy


Volunteer Centre Sefton promotes the importance of recognising and valuing the work of volunteers.

We can support you in doing this by:

  • Providing a free, year-round Volunteer Certificate Scheme
  • Organising an annual volunteer celebration event open to all volunteer-engaging organisations and groups in Sefton
  • Providing support with the development of bespoke recognition / celebrations


  • Throughout the year, Volunteer Centre Sefton provides:
  • Volunteer co-ordinators’ forums and training
  • A regular e-newsletter for groups and organisations
  • Promotion of your events and projects


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