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Voluntary Action Rotherham

Voluntary Action Rotherham is the lead body for supporting, developing and promoting the voluntary and community sector in the Rotherham borough. Its core activities and associated projects are a keystone for local community engagement and development. Our overall vision is to strengthening and unite communities across Rotherham. Our mission is to: To promote, support and develop the voluntary and community sectors in Rotherham to bring about positive change in the lives of people and their communities. Aims and Objectives To support the growth, development and maintenance of the voluntary and community sectors in Rotherham. To support, develop and promote effective partnership working for the benefit of the voluntary and community sectors in Rotherham. To assist the strategic development of voluntary and community organisations internal policy and best practice. To enable the voluntary and community sector to have a voice, influence and drive change locally, regionally, and nationally. To be an effective and sustainable organisation.

Services

Voluntary Action Rotherham provides a number of specialised servcies including Community Accountancy, Payroll Services, HR services, photocopying and room hire in our modern and competitively priced meeting rooms.

Voluntary Action Rotherham also supports the Adult Servcies Consortium, Children Young People and Families Consortium, Advice in Rotherham and Financial Inclusion networks.

Voluntary Action Rotherham also offers a very competative and professional CRB service.

Our Volunteer Centre brokers volunteers into a huge range of opportunities in a variety of organisations around the borough. The Volunteer Centre offers one to one appointments to support volunteers into volunteering opportunities as well as supporting organisation with recruiting volunteers.

Partnership working

Comments from beneficiaries & partners

Every Child Matters Outcomes

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Company Limited by Guarantee No: 2222920.
Registered Charity No: 1075995.

Contact Details

The Spectrum
Coke Hill
Rotherham S60 2HX
T: 01709 829821
E: admin@varotherham.org.uk
W: www.varotherham.org.uk

Geographical area served

  • Town Centre
  • Eastwood
  • Clifton
  • East Dene
  • Wellgate
  • Canklow
  • Broom
  • Broom Valley
  • Herringthorpe
  • Moorgate
  • Morthen
  • Springwell Gardens
  • Valley and Whiston
  • Blackburn
  • Ferham
  • Greasbrough
  • Masbrough
  • Kimberworth
  • Kimberworth Park
  • Meadowbank
  • Munsbrough
  • Rockingham
  • Scholes
  • Thornhill
  • Thorpe Hesley
  • Wingfield
  • Brampton Bierlow
  • Harley
  • Swinton
  • Wath
  • Wentworth
  • West Melton
  • Upper Haugh
  • Dalton
  • East Herringthorpe
  • Hooton Roberts
  • Kilnhurst
  • Parkgate
  • Rawmarsh
  • Ravenfield
  • Ravenfield Common
  • Thryberg
  • Brecks part of Herringthorpe
  • Bramley
  • Flanderwell
  • Hellaby
  • Hooton Levitt
  • Maltby
  • Sunnyside
  • Wickersley
  • Dinnington
  • Slade Hooton
  • Firbeck
  • Letwell
  • Girdingwells
  • Woodsett
  • Thorpe Salvin
  • South & North Anston
  • Harthill
  • Kiveton Park
  • Wales
  • Hardwick
  • Laughton Common
  • Laughton-en-le-Morthen
  • Letwell
  • Aston
  • Aughton
  • Brinsworth
  • Catcliffe
  • Fence
  • Thurcroft
  • Treeton
  • Ulley
  • Brampton-en-le-Morthen
  • Orgreave
  • Wentworth North
  • Wentworth South
  • Wentworth Valley
  • Rotherham North
  • Rotherham South
  • Rother Valley West
  • Rother Valley South

Age ranges served

Staff

Voluntary Action Rotherham employs 43 staff.

Qualifications range from GCSE level to Degree lvel

Volunteers

Voluntary Action Rotherham has 43 volunteers.

Beneficiaries

Strengths

Parntership working is key to VAR, this includes working together with other VCS organisations, other Infrastructure organisations and Statutory partners to achieve the best outcomes for people in Rotherham.

And for the Future...

Additional information

  • Nominated Child Protection Officer
  • CRB checks

Policies in Place

  • Child Protection Policy
  • Safeguarding Policy
  • Equality & Diversity Policy
  • Health & Safety Policy
  • Recruitment & Selection Policy
  • Safe Lone Working Policy
  • Confidentiality Policy
  • Data Protection Policy
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Complaints Procedure
  • Internet and Email Usage Policy
  • Disciplinary and Grievance Procedure
  • Disability Discrimination Act Compliant
  • Marketing/Publicity Policy
  • Business Continuity Policy
  • User Involvement/Participation Policy
  • Service Users are involved in developing the service
  • Common Assessment Framework
  • Training and Development Plan