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 Connect

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 Influence

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.

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Volunteers Centre Knowsley

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Do you need a Volunteer? Are you looking to volunteer?

Find out more about volunteering in Knowsley from our Volunteer Centre

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Funding Information Portal

Merseyside funding 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.

Visit MFIP

Did you know we have over 800 members?

Why not ask us for details about how your organisation can become a member.

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Our vision is a resilient, sustainable and vibrant Social Sector which is collaborative and self–supporting.

Live Well

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.

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KCVS providing leadership to the voluntary, community, social enterprise and faith sector to influence local sector social growth.

News, Events and Vacancies

Go Green – Furniture

  Knowsley Community & Voluntary Services   Leadership - Ingenuity - Sector Social Growth GO Green are a furniture re-use company and they will be carrying out a number of office closures in our area over the coming weeks. Their customers wish for as...

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Exhibition in Huyton Gallery – Local Artist David Holmes

  Knowsley Community & Voluntary Services   Leadership - Ingenuity - Sector Social Growth The current exhibition in Huyton Gallery is by local artist David Holmes. His work has previously been exhibited throughout Merseyside and the UK as part of group...

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Big Lottery Funding

Conor Cross, the Big Lottery Funding Advisor will be available to take your questions at New Hutte Community Centre, Lichfield Road, Halewood L26 1TT on 31st August, 10:00-16:00.

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David Holmes: Werewolf in a Jet Pack

Huyton Gallery, Knowsley.  14 August – 28 October 2017

Huyton Gallery presents this exciting, first solo exhibition of work by artist David Holmes.

His work has previously been exhibited throughout Merseyside and the UK as part of group shows. He likes to move between different mediums and processes, mainly through digital imaging, traditional printmaking and papermaking.

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Knowsley Better Together – The Deal with the Social Sector

  Knowsley Community & Voluntary Services   Leadership - Ingenuity - Sector Social Growth Knowsley Council is committed to working with its social sector partners to build a more sustainable and resilient community for the benefit of all our residents. A...

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Administration Officer

Administration Officer – Runcorn

Salary:                       £14,664 – £15,600 pro rata – 18 month fixed term contract (6 month probationary period)

Hours:                       22 hours per week

Place of work:         Halton

Responsible to:      Service Delivery Manager

Purpose of Post:

We’re looking for an experienced and highly organised Administration Officer to ensure the smooth running of a Big Lottery Funded health and wellbeing project.

The successful candidate will provide administrative support to the project delivery team and will be responsible for developing and implementing efficient and effective administrative processes and procedures.

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Case Studies

Case studies and stories from individuals and voluntary and community groups, faith organisations, social enterprises and CICs in Knowsley.

Volunteering Makes You Happy!

  Knowsley Community & Voluntary Services   Leadership. Ingenuity. Sector Social Growth "I have been working at Willowbrook charity shop in Page Moss since May, thanks to support from Sharon Dowell at Community Integrated Care and Lindsey Harrison at...
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Partnership for Leaning

Maureen has single handedly reinvented a failing business/company into a now thriving business, charity and community centre. Maureen played a key role in ensuring many members of staff kept their job and made other voluntary and part time roles for others. At 70...
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Resettlement Project – Knowsley Supported Lodgings

I’ve just been to see Ian at his new job, proudly standing outside Home Bargains in his uniform.  2 years ago Ian moved out of a placement with Knowsley Supported Lodgings into his own flat, aged just 19.  He was worried about how he would cope with the demands of his...
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Viva Dance

  Knowsley Community & Voluntary Services   Leadership - Ingenuity - Sector Social Growth There is something special about being around dancers. Could it be the rhythm or maybe the underlying beat? Whatever it is the positive energy is impossible to...
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