MVDA's role is to support, promote and develop local voluntary and community action in Middlesbrough, We do this by providing a wide range of support services and by representing the views of the sector to government and policymakers on a local and national level.
We deliver our work through a wide range of services, projects and programmes.
- Community engagement
A route by which local people can have a voice and influence over the initiation, design, development and evaluation of policies and services that have an impact on them.
- Development support
A range of services that support the development of community groups and voluntary organisations, including setting up an organisation, support around appropriate governance models, funding advice and support, development of policies and procedures, good practice in running and developing services.
- VCS representation, voice and influence
We represent VCS interests in work with a variety of stakeholders and facilitate networks and forums.
We host projects which support our communities and work in partnership - current work includes being a partner in You've Got This, hosting the We Care You Care signposting campaign for carers, and host the Community Heroes volunteering project for Step Forward Tees Valley
We provide support to volunteer-involving organisations to support them in good practice, as well as providing a brokerage service for Middlesbrough people interested in volunteering through the Middlesbrough Volunteer Centre.
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