About

Sefton Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) is an independent registered charity with a borough-wide brief to assist and support voluntary community and faith sector (VCF) activity across Sefton, Merseyside.

Mission & Values

Sefton Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) is an independent registered charity with a borough-wide brief to assist and support voluntary community and faith sector (VCF) activity across Sefton, Merseyside.

Our vision is to develop a vibrant voluntary, community and faith sector that encourages and supports independent, resilient and sustainable communities.

 

Values, our guiding principles are to:

Support the most vulnerable people in our communities. Put Sefton people, places and organisations at the heart of what we do.
Seek solutions, not problems. Be open and fair in our transactions.
Be prepared to listen and learn. Take responsibility and be accountable for our actions.
Operate ethically, honestly and with the highest standards of integrity. Promote equality, diversity and cohesion through our activities.

Annual Report

Each year Sefton CVS publishes an Annual Report detailing the activities and outcomes achieved by the organisation in working with local voluntary community and faith organisations, our partners and the wider community. We also publish on an annual basis, both the abridged accounts within the annual report, and a separate Trustee report with the organisations full accounts.

These reports are all available in alternative formats including alternative languages and audio format. Please Contact Us for more information.

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Sefton CVS AR

Leadership Team

Sefton CVS works closely with Sefton Council, South Sefton and Southport and Formby Clinical Commissioning Groups and other statutory partners to address local priorities and facilitate VCF sector representation and participation.

Trustees

Trustees are elected at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting in October on a rotational basis to serve a three-year term. This is the principal route of appointments to the board.

Co-options to appoint Directors who can bring specific areas of knowledge and expertise to the Board are also undertaken.

Patrons

The role of a CVS Patron is to act as an ambassador and engage in activity to promote, support and advocate the work of Sefton Council for Voluntary Service (CVS). It is also to be a supportive and encouraging presence to Trustees, staff and volunteers in the work and activities undertaken on behalf of the charity.

Sefton CVS appoint Patrons from within the Liverpool City Region.