Useful Contacts and Resources

Volunteering England

https://www.ncvo.org.uk/ncvo-volunteering

Support and resources for all aspects of volunteering

Devon Voluntary Action

http://www.devonva.org/volunteering

Support for volunteers and organisations that wish to use them

Arts Council England

http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/

Support and funding for cultural organisations

Civil Society

http://www.civilsociety.co.uk/home

Where civil society organisations share knowledge and spread best practice

Information Commissioner’s Office

https://ico.org.uk

Information rights body

SW Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

http://www.swfed.org.uk

Resources and support for museums and art galleries

Do-it: Volunteering Organisation

https://do-it.org

UK national volunteering database

Vinspired

https://vinspired.com

Volunteering awards for 16-25 year olds

Volunteers’ Week

http://www.volunteersweek.org.uk

Annual celebration (June) of the work that volunteers do

Volunteering Matters for our Community

http://volunteeringmatters.org.uk/

National charity leading volunteering policy and practice

Disclosure and Barring Service

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service

Information about DBS checks

Health and Safety Executive

http://www.hse.gov.uk

Regulatory body for health and safety

National Council for Voluntary Organisations

https://www.ncvo.org.uk

Connects, represents and supports voluntary organisations

Exeter CVS: Council for Voluntary Service

https://www.exetercvs.org.uk

Help and training for volunteers and organisations