This five-year project, funded by The Big Lottery, was set up between 2008 – 2013. Our aim was to strengthen small and medium-size voluntary and community organisations by: Increasing trustees’ knowledge and awareness in important areas of governance and management; Developing trustees’ skills so that they can better direct their organisations; Enabling trustees to acquire […]
Survivors’ Poetry is a national literature organisation dedicated to celebrating the creative expression of survivors of the mental health system and to promoting poetry by survivors of mental distress. Having attended our Introduction to Coaching and Peer Mentoring Course, Celia Potterton, Trustee of Survivor’s Poetry was able to mentor other trustees within the organisation to address some of the organisation’s key issues.
Anybody UK was set up around eight years ago to raise awareness around issues of body image. Initially they approached VAC for help to becoming a charity. Amy Anderson from Anybody UK talks about the support they received from VAC on governance and setting up the group. Q: How did you start working with VAC? Our organisation […]
Current Vacancies What does the Executive Committee do? VAC is managed by an Executive Committee which is elected annually. Executive Committee Members are nominated by VAC Members in accordance with the requirements of the Memorandum and Article of Association (our governing document). The Executive Committee is VAC’s governing body and sets the overall strategy and […]