Knowsley Community & Voluntary Services
Leadership. Ingenuity. Sector Social Growth
We offer a full range of services, resources and links to help you with starting up your group to helping you grow and develop, advice on funding, news from across the sector to inspire and encourage joint working, a jobs board if you are looking to change and something for the weekend in our events section, as well as much more besides.
We support and develop
We offer bespoke support for new startup’s to organisations seeking growth, through individual advice, group training sessions, workshops and themed seminars, online resources, funding advice, accreditation scheme guidance, hot desking and meeting rooms facilities
We keep the VCFSE community up to date with the changing operational environment and national policy changes, giving the VCFSE community a chance to share experience, gain peer support and to form strong, trusting relationships – providing opportunities for joint working, economies of scale and operational efficiencies.
We use our influence to inform and influence the policy environment, creating opportunities for co-design of local services and a co-operative working practices, maximising the opportunities for the VCFSE community be an integral part of service delivery across the borough.
Are you a private sector organisation looking to recruit Volunteers?
We can assist you with implementing the Employee Supported Volunteering (ESV) programmes if it benefits the local community. For more information about eligibility, please contact us.
Volunteers Centre Knowsley
Find out more about volunteering in Knowsley from our Volunteer Centre
Funding Information Portal
Are you looking for the latest local, regional and national funding information for Merseyside’s Voluntary, Community and Faith (VCF) sector.
Merseyside Funding Information Portal (MFIP) is supported by local voluntary sector infrastructure organisations across the region – including Knowsley.
Did you know we have over 800 members?
Why not ask us for details about how your organisation can become a member.
Our vision is a resilient, sustainable and vibrant Social Sector which is collaborative and self–supporting.
If you’re looking for information about local services or activities the Live Well Directory, is a great place to start your search. Explore options for care and support or find social activities and clubs.
KCVS providing leadership to the voluntary, community, social enterprise and faith sector to influence local sector social growth.
News, Events and Vacancies
On Wednesday 9th August, your Local Funding Officer Conor Cross will be at Centre 63, Old School Lane, Kirkby, L32 5TH from 10:00am-3:30pm.
To find out more ….read more
Community groups which work to divert young people away from crime and anti-social behaviour are being given the chance to bid for grants for projects running during the autumn half-term.read more
We are recruiting a team of talented expert Associates across all charity and business functions. Interested? Please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org more
Knowsley CVS Volunteer Managers Forum provides support and development to all Knowsley VIO’s (Volunteer Involving Organisations). If you are a Charity, Voluntary, Community or Social Action Group, Faith based or Social Enterprise this forum is open to your key personnel who co-ordinate and manages volunteers. The forum is an opportunity to learn new skills, create connections and keep up to date on current policy and practice for VIO’s in Knowsley.read more
Come along to the Family Festival at Jubilee Park, Lincombe Road, L36 2LN for a fun family day out.read more
Part time (30 hours per week)
Based in Liverpool City Centre (you will be required to travel in and around Liverpool).
Salary £18,000 per annum (equivalent to £22,500 for a 37.5 hr week)
Applications close 12 noon Wednesday 26th July 2017read more
If you were unable to attend the Knowsley Better Together event on 29th June then this is the event for you.
Knowsley Council is currently establishing ‘Knowsley Better Together.’ This broad approach recognises that stakeholders need to work together in order to achieve our shared outcomes. The Council have responded to this in its new Corporate Plan. The plan outlines what the Council hopes to achieve and how it needs to work to get things done.read more
Knowsley CVS are looking to recruit a Project Director – Innovation & Consultancy
Salary: circa £26,000
Location: Nutgrove Villa, Huyton, Knowsley
Hours of work: 37.5 Monday – Friday with flexibility to meet the requirements of the role. Part-time and job share will be considered.
Accountable to: Chief Operating Officerread more
Case studies and stories from individuals and voluntary and community groups, faith organisations, social enterprises and CICs in Knowsley.
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