Useful Contacts and Resources

Volunteering England

Support and resources for all aspects of volunteering

Devon Voluntary Action

Support for volunteers and organisations that wish to use them

Arts Council England

Support and funding for cultural organisations

Civil Society

Where civil society organisations share knowledge and spread best practice

Information Commissioner’s Office

Information rights body

SW Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

Resources and support for museums and art galleries

Do-it: Volunteering Organisation

UK national volunteering database


Volunteering awards for 16-25 year olds

Volunteers’ Week

Annual celebration (June) of the work that volunteers do

Volunteering Matters for our Community

National charity leading volunteering policy and practice

Disclosure and Barring Service

Information about DBS checks

Health and Safety Executive

Regulatory body for health and safety

National Council for Voluntary Organisations

Connects, represents and supports voluntary organisations

Exeter CVS: Council for Voluntary Service

Help and training for volunteers and organisations