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Here for you.

At WVA we are always trying to give you the best, current and relevant support we can.  Below are some of the ways we do that, explore the sections and pages to find out more.

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Running A Group

Our team can help with a range of operational elements to make the running of your group smoother

  • Mission and purpose
  • Creating strong outcomes
  • Help with policies and procedures
  • Safeguarding and risk
  • Promotion and communications
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Funding Support

The WVA Team can help you with your funding journey.  We can support by:

  • Talking through ideas for bids
  • Social research and considering local issues
  • Reading through bids you've written
  • Helping set up monitoring / evaluation
  • Help with end of grant reports
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Utilising Volunteers

As well as promoting volunteering opportunities, we can support you with volunteer management.

  • Recruitment and application processes
  • Selection and deployment
  • Role descriptions and agreements
  • Challenges and issues
  • Reward and retention

Tools To Grow

Whatever size, age or mission, our quality tools can support you to work out what is best for you so you are running at your most efficient.

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REFLECT will help you to review all the elements that make up who you are and what you do.
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EQIS (Ensuring Quality Independent Services) is a quality assurance standard for voluntary and community sector groups supporting mental wellbeing in Warrington.
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The Pledge is a tool to inspire and ignite your volunteering programme

Empowering Vibrant Communities

We have a range of specialist support, networks and initiatives to inspire and enthuse local people to lead, participate and make positive change.

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Offering support on digital skills to help you run more effectively
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Promoting and supporting the delivery of dignified, person-centred services and building partnerships to support people out of food poverty.
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Creating informal sessions to social isolation and loneliness across Warrington by connecting people with their local community.
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Warrington in Mind (WiM) is your platform to promote a collaborative and collective approach to improving mental health services within the town.
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The space for those who work with volunteers, whether you coordinate, manage, lead, facilitate or administrate

Keep up with the news.

We post our current and upcoming news, training, events and jobs on our 'Latest' page.


Below you will find all our policy and document templates for your to adapt to suit your group.  We are always happy to help you adapt them or read through before you adopt them

About Us

Warrington Voluntary Action supports the development of a vibrant, thriving and sustainable third party sector to meet the diverse needs of local communities. Our values revolve around being passionate, whilst thinking creatively and working collaboratively with others.