Welcome to vas

VAS (Voluntary Action Sheffield) has provided support and leadership for the voluntary sector for over 90 years.

We focus on community impact, influence decision makers and champion volunteering as a force for positive action.

Getting involved in community projects is a huge part of what gives us an identity as Sheffielders and makes the city a welcoming, fun and thriving place to live and work.  We do the things which enable groups to focus their energy on making a difference with people.

Our vision is for people to work together to make a vital and growing contribution to quality of life in all Sheffield’s communities.

Our mission is to support the development of voluntary and community action in a professional way, so it is sustainable & brings about positive social change.

Latest News

Latest edition of Move More Metro out now

17th January 2019

Find out about all the initiatives and people-powered action in the city in the latest bulletin from Move More. You can read it here    

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New round of Healthwatch Sheffield Speak up grants now live

16th January 2019

Do you have an idea that could help improve health and care for your community? The more people share their ideas, experiences and concerns about health and social care, the more services can understand when improvements are needed. Speak Up grants is an involvement fund, managed by Healthwatch Sheffield with the aim to help local not…

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CALL FOR INFORMATION – Holiday Hunger in Sheffield 2019

20th December 2018

VAS is working with Sheffield City Council to coordinate a bid on behalf of the city to leverage funding from a £9M national grant to provide activities and food for families in need next Summer, as well as coordination and development.     The funding opportunity is offered by the Department of Education for up to 9 projects…

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