Community Action Dacorum

All about Community Action Dacorum

Dacorum CVS has a staff team of 50 plus many tutors and interpreters they engage as required and a total of 180 local volunteers. The organisation turnover is £2.5 million and in the current financial year will rise to £3 million. They have the following quality standards: Investors in People, Investors in Diversity, Matrix and ISO 9001.

Dacorum CVS is active in working with young people through a range of community activities, is an adult educational provider and combine this role with community development, support and services. They deliver a range of leisure and employability skills related courses and have long standing expertise in supporting NGOs to develop their capacities and capabilities, provide a range of services such as recruiting & managing volunteers, printing, payroll, equipment hire, minibus hire and advice in relation to governance, funding advice, social enterprise, income generation and practical skills.

Dacorum CVS operates a community based internet radio station, Radio Dacorum, which is used to develop the skills of volunteers as well as being an effective communication channel for local community activity and the European Projects.