About | Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council

Mission Statement

Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council exists to support the development and sustainability of an effective voluntary and community sector, promoting the principle and practice of voluntary and community activity, in order to facilitate the development of diverse, strong communities and to enhance quality of life within the City of Wolverhampton.

Staff at our Temple Street HQ celebrating WVSC becoming a Living Wage Employer.

Staff at our Temple Street HQ celebrating WVSC becoming a Living Wage Employer.

Our Aims

WVSC will work to achieve its Mission through addressing the following aims:

  • To facilitate the participation of voluntary organisations and community groups as equal partners in multi-agency partnership working and in the development of policy and strategy for the City of Wolverhampton
  • To support the improvement of the capacity and quality of voluntary organisations and community groups
  • To encourage and enable local voluntary organisations and community groups to widen their access to information, practical support services and facilities
  • To facilitate liaison and collaboration within the voluntary and community sector and between the voluntary, public and private sectors
  • To support voluntary organisations and community groups to identify and prioritise the needs of their target communities and to assist them in developing appropriate responses
  • To support the voluntary and community sector in Wolverhampton to clarify and present its views to government at local, sub-regional, regional and national level.

Target Groups and Location

WVSC will primarily work with new and existing voluntary organisations and community groups in Wolverhampton and the surrounding areas with a priority given to those working with the socially disadvantaged and isolated.

In addition, WVSC will take appropriate steps to ensure that its services and activities are targeted at and accessible to those voluntary organisations and community groups that work with the socially disadvantaged and isolated.

WVSC Board Members

WVSC is governed by a Board of Directors who are formally elected at our Annual General Meeting (AGM).  They are nominated by our member organisations, user groups and partner organisations. Their term of office is for three years.

Steve ClayVoluntary SectorYMCA (Chair)
Pamela Cole-HudsonVoluntary SectorGazebo
Janet Clarke-LewisVoluntary SectorACCI
Lesley DaviesVoluntary SectorHope Community
James FoxIndividualExpert by experience
Anne Marie HarrisonStrategic PartnerUni. of Wolverhampton
Mike HastingsStatutory PartnerCCG
Anna PlaceVoluntary SectorJob Change
Cllr Carol SimmObserverCity of Wolverhampton
TBCWest Midlands Police
VACANCYIndividualExpert by experience
VACANCYIndividualExpert by experience
VACANCYVoluntary Sector

If you would like any further information, please contact Kath Pye at: kpye@wolverhamptonvsc.org.uk