About VASL

VASL

Market Harborough has a long tradition of volunteering over many years, with the Volunteer Bureau being established as a charity in 1987 and South Leicestershire Council for Voluntary Services (SLCVS) set up in 1993. Both organisations were largely funded by Leicestershire County Council and Harborough District Council.

In April 2007, SLCVS and Market Harborough Volunteer Bureau merged to become Voluntary Action South Leicestershire, creating a single organisation to support and bring together volunteers and community groups.

‘Voluntary Action’ best described the aim of both groups then, and it’s still what we’re all about today – providing services, supporting community groups and building partnerships to meet community needs.

Our  strategic priorities are:

• Meeting community needs

• Sustainable growth

• Organisational excellence

Find out more about VASL from Charity Manager, Maureen O’Malley:

Information for Partners

We’re always happy to discuss new partnerships and joint projects, in order to meet the needs of communities, both locally and nationally.

If you’re interested in working with us, our Charity Manager Maureen O’Malley would be happy to talk to you on 01858 439267 or drop her an email on momalley@vasl.org.uk

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