Supporting your community or group to be effective, efficient and safe.
Our services are focused on supporting your group so that it is are able to provide a quality service. We provide these services in a number of ways, through forums and networks; training and learning opportunities; one-to-one support, online and in person, and are open to all voluntary, community, social enterprise and faith groups working in Teignbridge.
Our Development Team
We have trained professional team members who can give advice and help in supporting your group on any of the services outlined below. Many of our services are free to voluntary and community sector groups. We provide training to these groups at a low rates.
Our services include:
- Advice on setting up a new group or service
- Support with organisational development
- Funding advice
- Business and financial planning
- Workforce development and learning
- Support in working with volunteers
- Developing partnerships
- Governance and management
- Strategic planning
With our CVS partners, working together as Devon Voluntary Action, we have produced a range of information and guidance sheets covering key points on a range of topics as well as links to other useful websites and agencies that can provide specialist advice and support. There are two versions, a quick guides that gives an overview of the full version and can be printed out and put on your notice board and the full guides goes into more detail and gives more guidance on the subject. You can access these guides here
If you are not sure where to start or want to review your organisation we can offer to support you through an organisational health check; it is a self-assessment tool to assist you in identifying what areas the CVS could help in support your group.
The Torbay and South Devon Quality Mark is an offer also made by the CVS - more information