We support and strengthen the voluntary, community and faith sectors in Surrey with funding and business advice, advocacy and financial service: we’re here to help you to help others.
We work with many hundreds of people and organisations across Surrey providing services such as payroll administration and community buildings advice and supporting projects such as voluntary car schemes and rural housing provision.
Vitally, with our expertise, we help communities at a grass roots level. Projects include working with vulnerable groups with challenging needs and behaviours, families in need (housing and benefits support) and assisting the elderly. You will find a list of our projects here
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6-10 July is Rural Housing Week and today (9 July) sees the launch of a new housing scheme by Mount Green in Shackleford.. . Our Rural Housing Enabler, Louise Williams works with local and parish councils to establish housing need in rural parts of Surrey where the average starter home is as much as 18 times the average first time buyer's annual wage.. . 2014/2015 saw a shortfall of 11,000 affordable homes being built in rural areas and... [Read More...]
Helping you to take preventative action. . This YouTube video shows how devastating a case of arson can be to a community building – and sadly there have been a number of arson attacks to community buildings in Surrey over the last couple of years.. . But as well as arson, unfortunately there are other types of crimes which can disproportionately affect community buildings such as anti-social behaviour and illegal activities such as gambling or under-age parties.. . That’s why Surrey... [Read More...]
Research Officer. Location: Burpham, Surrey, with scope for some flexible working from home. Hours: 17.5 hours per week. Salary: £25,000 pro rata (£12,500) + 5% employers pension contribution. . Surrey Community Action is seeking a part-time Research Officer to help the organisation to develop further its knowledge and understanding of the Voluntary, Community and Faith Sector (VCFS) and to identify gaps in information and develop strategies to produce comprehensive market information.. . For more information read the Job Description... [Read More...]
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