Knowsley Community & Voluntary Services


Leadership - Ingenuity - Sector Social Growth

News, Events and Vacancies for our community.

Police Property Act Fund

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.

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KCVS Associates

We are recruiting a team of talented expert Associates across all charity and business functions. Interested? Please send your CV to

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Volunteer Managers Forum – 7th September 2017

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.

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Knowsley Better Together – Knowsley Council’s Deal with the Social Sector

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.

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Project Director – Innovation & Consultancy

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 Officer

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Wellbeing Enterprises Courses

Come along to a variety of FREE ‘Ways to Wellbeing’ courses including Mindfulness, Sleep and Relaxation, Stress Less, Creative Crafts and Creative Painting all within the Knowsley area.

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Small Enterprise Grant, Care and Support for Adults

The aim of this grant fund is to assist Knowsley based social enterprises, charities and community groups (“organisation”) to:-

• increase independence

• contribute to the local economic growth and social value

• improve community resilience

• contribute to greater community collaboration and cohesion

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Do You Need a Volunteer Chef?

A trained chef, wanting to give something back to the community, is looking to volunteer in the evening and weekends. If you could make use of this volunteer offer please call Lindsey on 0151 489 1222 or email with your details.

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Friends Of Kirkby Gallery and Prescot Museum – Membership Scheme!

The AIM of the ‘Friends of the Kirkby Gallery & Prescot Museum’ is to give those with an interest in the arts, the opportunity to support the activities in the Gallery and the purchase of new works and the further development of the Gallery and Prescot Museum whilst enjoying the benefits of its service.

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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.

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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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