Sector Stress Test

We are conducting a second sector survey, to find the hotspots of need that exist among the people you’re supporting, and your organisational need – to leverage support and funding.

Please help us get a full picture of the needs in Cornwall.

Support for the sector

Support for the sector to rebuild and strengthen post-covid

Sector news

Articles about and for the sector, to inform and for sharing.

Events and training courses - the sector's noticeboard

Useful and interesting meetings, events and training courses – for you and the people you’re working with.

Voluntary and Community Sector Emergencies Partnership

Cornwall VSF is the Local Liaison in the national VCS EP,
linking Cornwall with national networks to help in times of crisis and emergency.

Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum

We are the voice of voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Administration and Finance Officer - Cornwall VSF p/t, closes 29 Jan

Cornwall VSF is looking for a competent, self-starting Administration and Finance Officer, 3 days/week £25k pro rata, working from home. Closing date 29 Jan, please apply by email.

Programme Director at CCF, closes 1 March

Cornwall Community Foundation is looking for a Programmes Director, f/t, £33-£36k, directing and managing their grants programmes. Apply via their website. Closing date 1 March.

Community Connector for Memory Matters, closes 22 Jan

Memory Matters SW is looking for a full time Community Connector to engage with those affected by dementia across Cornwall, and with local partners. Closing date 22 Jan, by CV to Memory Matters.

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Eden Project online resources around MH and nature

Check out the online resources the Eden Project has been circulating, around gardening, nature, craft activities, mental wellbeing and home learning, while their site is closed, and we can’t get out much anyway!

Learning in Lockdown, for people out of work

Unemployed people aged 19+ are invited to find out about Local learner-led sessions via Adult Education, in East, West and North Cornwall. Take this lockdown time to upskill…

Holocaust memorial events

27 January is World Holocaust Memorial Day, commemorating 6 million Jews, and millions of others killed by the Nazis, and others in subsequent genocides. Find out about local and UK commemoration events here.

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Become a member

Join the largest network of voluntary sector organisations in Cornwall to stay up-to-date, find opportunities and share your news.

Latest news

What’s happening in Cornwall’s VCSE sector

Health update

Find out the latest – Cornwall’s Embrace Care programme, call for case studies around health inequalities, statement around COVID communications from a national charity, and RCHT contributing to the national effort.

Tuckingmill Community Centre to be transformed

Tuckingmill Community Centre in Camborne has been awarded £240,000 to update and expand, allowing it to offer better facilities and more space for service users, as well as a bus to bring people in. Good news!

Covid impact reports

Useful reports around the impact of COVID, on children in school, and the economic impact. Great resources for writing funding bids, and planning future work.

COVID news update

Local COVID-news – Free school meals in Feb half term, COVID vaccines, business support grants, and the Universal Credit uplift.