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Supporting Communities Together

Voluntary Action Leeds (VAL) is a charity that supports communities by helping people and organisations that do good in Leeds.

Mission

To support and enable positive social action to build thriving, empowered and inclusive local communities.

Purpose

Supporting groups and organisations in local communities, of place and interest, to develop and achieve positive social change from within.

VAL Membership

Become a Voluntary Action Leeds Member

Are you a third sector organisation or a small group based in Leeds?

Become a VAL member. It’s free to join and is open to all third sector organisations in Leeds.

VAL Essentials

Become an Voluntary Action Leeds Essentials subscriber

Voluntary Action Leeds offers a range of money saving benefits to VAL Essentials subscribers.

The VAL Essentials package is open to any organisation provided they work in line with VAL’s values. It is paid for annually (the package runs from 1 April to 31 March) and the cost is tiered based on your organisational income.

VAL You Services

Expertise and practical support for organisations and small businesses

Voluntary Action Leeds through VAL YOU offer a wide range of services to small business and organisations – including; Payroll, Recruitment, Room hire, Events Management and Marketing support.

Any profits generated by VAL YOU services are gift aided back to Voluntary Action Leeds to help organisations do good in Leeds.

Our Values

A commitment to cooperation rather than competition

Willing to adapt and change in pursuit of our social mission

Honesty and integrity is at the heart of who we are

Empowerment & involvement of people to make decisions that affect their lives

Our Governance

Voluntary Action Leeds (VAL) is a charitable company managed by a Board of Trustees. Registered charity number 225863 and company limited by guarantee in England and Wales number 555150.

To read our accounts please visit the Charity Commission website and enter our registered charity number into the search box. Copies of the VAL governing documents are available upon request.

VAL Trustees

Chris Hollins (Chair)

Timothy Devinney (Deputy Chair)

Adrian Curtis, Linda Evers, Andy Morgan (Vice Chairs)

Elaine Barrow, David Boutle, Gail Boyer, Jess Fishenden, Claudie Ineson, Paul Landey, Robert Londo, Francis McAllister, Natasha Mort, Adam Ogilvie, Pooja Ramchandani, Sarah Rogers, Julia Roper, Jane Tomlin, Lindsey Whitton

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