Welcome to Bournemouth Council for Voluntary Service
WHERE WE ARE
The Link, 3-5 Palmerston Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth, BH1 4HN.
Tel. 01202 466130.
WHAT WE ARE
A registered charity and company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales. We are non-profit making and are independent of both national and regional government. For more information please go to our Members pages.
WHAT WE DO
We aim to strengthen Bournemouth's voluntary organisations by providing services to meet their needs. We bring together voluntary groups to develop a collective voice and influence policy makers (see 'Networks'). We promote and encourage volunteering. We support and develop voluntary groups and organisations, in order to promote equality and tackle social exclusion. We run some other projects such as the Voluntary Sector Youth Project (see 'Projects').
WHAT WE OFFER
We have a range of services and facilities available including:- Photocopying; Equipment Loan; Information resources. Please click on 'Services & Resources' for further details.
All voluntary groups in Bournemouth working with the community are welcome to become members. These groups receive our Newsletter and other mailings about events and items of interest and can nominate and vote for trustees to sit on our board. For further information and an application form please go to our Information for Members page.
BCVS STAFF AT 'THE LINK'
Amy Dowling, Volunteer Centre Broker
Christina Squire, Events and Business Support Manager
Helen Hender, Development Worker - Voluntary Youth Sector
Penny Turner, Finance Officer
Romany Meehan, Administrator
Steve Place, Senior Advisor
Vivienne Aird, Chief Executive
Colin Feltham (Chair)
Hazel Walker (Vice Chair)
Paul Payne (Treasurer)
Rev Martin Broad
Prof Keith Popple
Liz Brierley (standing observer)
Cllr Barry Goldbart (standing observer)
Andy Williams (standing observer)
We are grateful to the following funders who are currently supporting our work:-
Bournemouth Borough Council
NHS Bournemouth & Poole
National Lottery BIG Lottery Fund