Voluntary sector support

Sources of support for voluntary and community groups in Elmbridge.

We provide advice, information and support for voluntary and community groups in Elmbridge, working alongside organisations to best support the voluntary sector in the borough, and aim to link residents with suitable services.   

Surrey Social Value Marketplace

Surrey County Council has developed the Social Value Market Place which aims to help support the development of relationships between the public, private and voluntary sector.

For more information on the scheme, including how organisations can sign up, see Supply to Surrey: Increasing value in our communities or email social.value@surreycc.gov.uk

Voluntary Sector Hub

Does your organisation require a small office occasionally or regularly? The Voluntary Sector Hub, based at the Civic Centre in Esher, can provide you with the opportunity to meet your clients, potential volunteers or members of the public.

The facility is free of charge to organisations that support the Elmbridge community and is managed by Central Surrey Voluntary Action.

For further information, contact Central Surrey Voluntary Action on 01372 463587, or visit Central Surrey Voluntary Action

Central Surrey Voluntary Action

Support and advice is available from Central Surrey Voluntary Action who are able to offer a range of services such as funding opportunities, managing best practice in volunteering and recruiting volunteers. They also aim to offer an ongoing service to suit the needs of individual organisations to assist with any specific needs they may have.

Visit Central Surrey Voluntary Action for further information. 

Surrey Compact

The Surrey Compact represents a commitment to continually improve relationships between public organisations, the voluntary and community and faith sector, and organisations representing service users and carers.  It is an agreement that changes how partners behave, engage and work together at all levels. Elmbridge Borough Council has signed up to Surrey Compact and has to adhere to the Codes of Practice.

Visit Surrey Compact to find out more information and to get copies of the Codes of Practice if you think it is relevant to your work.

Training: Surrey Skills Academy

Surrey Skills Academy is a single point of information for people to access a wide range of training and learning opportunities including courses, information and signposting to partner organisations.

Fore more information visit Surrey Skills Academy