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Welcome to Cumbria CVS

Cumbria CVS a registered charity and membership organisation. We help community/voluntary/not-for-profit groups and organisations to develop and improve by providing training and services that can be 1:1 support, funding advice, bespoke training, or through our regular training courses.

We help place volunteers throughout Cumbria, and work with groups that involve volunteers to follow best practice.

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Join in the review

Voluntary Sector North West (VSNW) is conducting a membership review on behalf of Cumbria CVS.

The aim is to review the current membership process, services and support offered.

As part of this process we are interviewing a number of people and asking third sector organisations (current and past members in particular) to complete this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CVSmembershipreview2014

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Membership has its benefits

Benefits of Cumbria CVS Membership
Cumbria CVS secures discounts for members (through external suppliers) on essential services such as insurance and telecommunications.

We’re pleased to announce H&H Reeds Printers have joined the select line-up of suppliers.

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MOT your organisation!

This year Cumbria County Council supported Cumbria CVS with a grant of £2,500 to provide an MOT and repair Centre in Carlisle for smaller voluntary and third sector organisations. They got a policy healthcheck and repairs service that focussed on improving governance and policies to sustain and develop the organisations and enable them to continue to provide local services and benefit.

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Financial Services

- not just for the third sector!
Are you a sole trader, partnership or limited company?

We can prepare your:

  • Payroll
  • Bookkeeping
  • Accounts
  • Self Assessment Tax Returns

and more…..

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Join Cumbria CVS today!

Take advantage of reduced rates for services and training;
enjoy the benefits of our expert support and advice;
access discounts on supplier services, including NAVCA Essentials.

Read more to discover the full range of benefits and how to join.

Join now.

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The Edge

The Edge is a Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership project led by Carlisle College offering funded training to businesses and their employees / volunteers so they can secure the skills they need for growth.

Cumbria CVS is working with the Edge to help identify the skills gaps in your organisation and find a training solution to meet your needs.

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Office space and meeting rooms

We have space available to rent at our popular Community Resource Centre in Maryport. A range of sizes is available from space that will accommodate 1 person, to an office that will seat up to 10.

You can also hire a room for a one-off meeting/training session.

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Volunteer with NCI

Neighbourhood Care Independence (NCI) provides older people and vulnerable adults with activities, services and support that help them to remain independent at home.

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