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18jul2:00 pm- 5:00 pmCity of York Council Early Years Safeguarding

28jul12:00 pm- 5:00 pmYork CVS's annual gathering: Save the date!

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Forum for Learning Difficulties

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Latest York CVS News

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Contribute to York’s alcohol strategy

York City Council have made a draft version of York’s Alcohol Strategy for 2016-2021 open for public consultation. This strategy has been developed with input by a range of agencies who are aiming to increase awareness around drinking responsibily and making... read more

Trustees and good governance

As Chair of York CVS, I am constantly reminded of the value of trustees.  It can be easy to lose the focus on the bigger picture and the overall strategic view of the future when working in a fast paced environment. This is where the work of a good trustee comes in;... read more

When is a freelancer really an employee?

It is very common for voluntary sector organisations to employ staff on a freelance/self-employed basis, particularly when employees are working on a project for which the funding is on a fixed term basis. However, a recent article by the Chartered Institute of... read more


“York CVS provides a support backdrop for the voluntary sector. A small charity can feel part of a larger network.” Lesley Schatzberger, Jessie’s Fund

“Just ask. If they cant help they will probably know somebody who can.” David Smith, The Retreat

“Having CVS in the background helped YNET to adapt to the regular changes in legislation for charities.” Dr Mike Phythian, York Natural Environment Trust

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