About Us

Cumbria CVS (Cumbria Council for Voluntary Service) offers help, advice, training and support to third sector groups throughout Cumbria.

We bring organisations together to form a powerful voice for our sector.

Our Purpose

To nurture and enable a flourishing third sector for Cumbria

Our Values

Leadership
Leading by example – encouraging creativity, innovation and best practice
and being passionate about what we do

Excellence
Aiming for and promoting excellence in everything we do

Equity
Recognising, valuing and being accessible to the Cumbrian community in
all its diversity

Integrity
Treating ourselves and others with respect and dignity, being honest,
transparent and accountable to all our stakeholders

Voluntarism
Championing the principle of not-for-profit contributions to life in Cumbria

Our Vision

Cumbria communities will benefit from an innovative and confident third sector
that is led and supported by Cumbria CVS

Strategic Plan

To view our complete Strategic Plan including our current themes click HERE

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Equality and Diversity Statement

Cumbria CVS is committed to being an Equal Opportunities Organisation. It is our policy to ensure that all employees, associated organisations, service users and job applicants receive the same treatment regardless of their gender, culture, sexual orientation, marital status, age, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religious belief, disability or background. Nobody should be disadvantaged by any conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justified.

Cumbria CVS is committed to take action to remove any unfair discrimination in all its operations as well as taking positive action to promote equal opportunities.

Commitment to Staff Training

At Cumbria CVS we are proud of our commitment to staff training and development. We see it as important for both developing staff and volunteers’ ability to do their work as well as possible, and for their own career development.

Complaints Policy

Cumbria CVS tries to provide the best possible service. However, if you have been disappointed in any way, please let us know by using our Complaints Procedure

Quality

Cumbria CVS is committed to providing quality services for all members, clients, stakeholders and partners and as part of this commitment we maintain a quality system that meets BS EN ISO 9001 – “Quality Management Systems – Requirements”.

Please see our Quality Policy here

Third-Party Suppliers

Although Cumbria CVS displays information about third-party suppliers, this does not in any way imply, suggest, or constitute Cumbria CVS’s approval of third-party suppliers.
Cumbria CVS does not endorse or recommend the products or services of any third-party suppliers and is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of information relating to third-party suppliers contained on this website.